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It’s now the norm to have painted a different picture listing
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friends on sites like Facebook, She had friends spread over 5
so why do we hear of so many continents and thousands of
people still feeling lonely? Facebook fans. Yet she was
painfully lonely and no one read
A friend of mine recently posted between the lines until on her
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Misha Grech writes...

The attractions in the Notte a yearly favourite assorted


Gozitana can he heard, smelt, experience has been approved;
tasted and seen – this is why and it’s also free of charge.
we have come to think of it
as an episode and a cultural GENTES (2nd edition) organised
experience. by JP2 foundations, Cittadella
Centre for Culture & Arts, Mrs
Significanly, Notte Gozitana has Amina Contin & Mirabilarte
transformed Gozo into an artistic (www.mirabilarte.it) has held 5
portal. This year it has fused Maltese, 4 Italian and 5 Armenian
multiple art genres with artists artists who have both expressed
from different nationalities. their creativity and skill and
To the art lovers it seems that distinctively exhibited their

ENDZA GENTES AVETIS KHACHATRYAN STEFANO DAVIDSO


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An epic timefest journey Directed by Alessandro Riccio 30th & 31st July 2010
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ozitana
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Italian Embassy and the Italian a way represented their times
Institute for Culture. through their fortes – Fashion,
Modern and Traditional genres
A contrasting parallel exhibition respectively.
THE SAGONA ARTISTS, put
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the very first time, was held fused the best aesthetic and
in Narrow Steet in artists’ own cultural experiences through the
home. Here, one could find collaboration of impressive, well
a mixture of styles, this time known artists.
closed inside the same family.

ON

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If you missed Nicky Bomba’s The event organized by Nicki
performance at the ‘Iration Sultana from Juuls also helped
Party’ you surely missed a fulfill his dream to return to his
top drawer performance from roots and perform on his homeland!
surely one of the best Maltese Nicky Bomba was in fact born in
Australian on stage entertainers! Paola but his family emigrated to
Besides having all those present Australia in the mid sixties.
jumping on the dance floor Nicky
Bomba himself was having so In Australia Nicky has built a solid
much fun on stage supported by reputation in the music industry
members of Tribali and Fakawi. via many projects including

Nicky Bomba Live at Ta’ Fra Ben!


conducting the 30pce Melbourne
Ska Orchestra to playing drums
on John Butler’s award-winning
‘Sunrise over Sea’.

After years of working with


bands from Africa to the Middle
East and honing his reggae, ska
and mento expertise, Nicky has
drawn on his musical journeys
and philosophies to produce his
first ever solo work, Planet Juice.

His new work sees him getting


back to his roots; spending
more time on the drum kit on
top of a kaleidoscope of other
instruments including the
ukulele, marimba and guitar.
Hugo’s Tapas
Hugo’s Tapas restaurant in friends and family, or just to treat
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and stylish addition to the fabulous dining experience.
Malta dining scene. Offering
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Mediterranean fusion and Spanish or for an early evening relaxed
Tapas with a subtle local twist. tapas meal before going out to
experience the excitement and
Tapa is the name for a wide hustle and bustle of Paceville, at
variety of mouth watering Hugo’s Tapas, you are sure to find
appetizers originating from a warm welcome from their
Spain. Their chefs, have taken friendly staff that will ensure that
this cuisine, and raised it to your time spent there will be
a new level, creating a true an unforgettably memorable
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Iration by Juuls
rasta vibes &
positive vibrations!
Roxanne writes...

Reggae in Malta is once again world and bring peace to the


finding it’s roots thanks to our human population.”
bredrin, Ras Nicki Sultana. With
his fellow bredrins and sistrens Nicki’s passion and love for
behind him he has managed to raggae inspired him to start
bless our lifes with rasta vibes organizing his own events and
and positive vibrations. over the last few years, these
reggae nights have grown in
Nicki says “we all strive to push popularity attracting a beautiful
out the message that reggae local and foreign crowd, all
music carries because we truly contributing to the soothing vibe
believe that it can heal the and electric energy.
For sure the love and awareness friends’ support without whom
for reggae in Malta is on the rise it would not be possible to run
and why not who would want to his bar Reggae Bar Juuls in St.
miss out on such an atmosphere? Julians and organize these events
throughout the year !
On meeting Nicki it is clear that
he is grateful to be earning a We’re sure Nicki and Juuls
living doing what he truly loves, have many more surprises yet
helping to bring the community to come!
closer together through music.
NIcki also told us that he’s very
grateful and thankful for his
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planet, making music that rocks
the coolest clubs and yet sits
proudly on pop radio and MTV.

David Guetta on
Kelis on Scissor Sisters on Kid Rock on

MTV and the Malta Tourism most eclectic outdoor events.


Authority are gearing up to rock Young music fans from all over
Malta once more in what has Europe get to enjoy some of
become one of the highlights the world’s hottest artists and
of the European summer music bands for free and this year’s
scene. Now in its fourth year, show promises to be another
the Isle of MTV Malta Special has spectacular extravaganza!
become one of MTV’s coolest and

Photography by Rene Rossignaud


FRIDAY 25 JUNE
G7 FRIDAYS - GIANPULA
FEATURING SPECIAL GUEST INNA & MALTA'S TOP LOCAL DJS
TONY TONY, PIERRE CORDINA, JJOY

Doors Open: 11.00pm - 4.00am


Entrance: €6.00 at the door
www.g7events.com www.gianpula.com

SATURDAY 26 JUNE
MINISTRY OF SOUND
FESTIVAL 2010 - GIANPULA
FEATURING DJS: CALVIN HARRIS, DASH BERLIN, MARK NIGHT, KATE
LOUISE SMITH, GUY J, JOHANNES HEIL & OKAIN

Doors Open: 8.00pm - 4.00am


Entrance: €25.00
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SATURDAY 26 JUNE
GROTTA, GOZO CLUB NIGHT
Dj BASTIEN LAVAL, TRIBALI DJ SET AND LOCAL DJS PIERRE CORDINA,
TONY TONY, JJOY

Doors Open: 10.00pm - 4.00am


Entrance: €10.00
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In the days leading up to the Isle of MTV concert, the Malta Tourism
Authority in collaboration with G7 Events will be hosting the Malta
Music Week, featuring various activities from club nights and street
concerts in Malta’s hottest nightspots.

SUNDAY 27 JUNE
THE MALTA MUSIC WEEK LIVE
CONCERT - BUGIBBA
FEATURING TOP LOCAL BANDS AND DJS

From: 9.00pm - 12.00am


Entrance: FREE
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MONDAY 28 JUNE
CREAMFIELDS MALTA 2010 - TA’ QALI
FEATURING DJS: ERIC PRYDZ, FERRY CORSTEN, PETE TONG, DUBFIRE,
DAVE CLARKE, NIC FANCIULLI, DAVIDE SQUILLACE

From: 6.00pm - 4.00am


Entrance: E35 - E40
www.g7events.com www.creammalta.com

TUESDAY 29 JUNE
LIVE MUSIC AT PACEVILLE
FEATURING TOP LOCAL BANDS AND DJS

From: 9.00pm - 12.00am


Entrance: FREE
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Laidback Luke Rocks Paradise Bay!!!


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Just minutes after finishing his performance Laidback Luke commented


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Best gig of the month for me! The crowd was wild, even for deeper stuff!’

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Photography by MelMif
The Maltese gay scene is Gay Pride Events
following the footsteps of most
of its European counterparts by Gianpula
once again celebrating Station2Station present a Pride
Gay Pride. extravaganza Aquatica, which
will be held on the 3rd July in
Besides the annual march the main room Gianpula.
down Republic Street, Valletta DJs David Rogers are all set to
organized my MGRM various rock the house till dawn.
other events are being organized
by various clubs and promoters. Klozet Club
www.maltagayrights.org Klozet Club present the Gay
Pride Mansion on the 17th of
To celebrate the event, gay party July, at the Klozet Club in
promoters Station2Station, on Paceville. Attractions include
the 5th of June threw a pre- Miss Klozet 2010, Gogo Dancers,
party at Stitch Club, which also Show by Lakessis and Dj’s Cathy
launched the first Gay Pride K and Andy Luca
anthem by Chiara and Muxu.
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Creamfields
Back In Malta!
Creamfields, the biggest Dance dance music has to offer in
Festival in the world, will be the respective genres covering
back in Malta this summer on Trance, House, Progressive,
the 28th of June (eve of a Public Tech-house and Techno.
holiday) to officially kick off of
the party season. Whilst the world economic crisis
has forced festivals across to
Cream UK shall be delivering the be downsized, Cream Malta has
Biggest and Best dance festival invested more in its line-up and
line up ever to be staged in beefed up the show to ensure
Malta, securing a whole host of that Creamfields Malta ’10
exclusive and fresh performances outshines any previous festival
from the best of the best that hosted in Malta.

Check out the line-up for 2010

ERIC PRYDZ FERRY CORSTEN PETE TONG DUBFIRE


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All Local DJ’s have been established itself as the Biggest
carefully selected by the CREAM Festival on the Island, and this
Headquarters and Creamfields year shall return in a new and
will be their only Festival revamped venue set over a Main
appearance in June. Full Local stage (Ta Qali National Park) and
DJ line up will be announced 3 dance arenas at Numero
next week. Since its debut in Uno grounds.
Malta in 2008, Creamfields has

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