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September is upon us, a time where summer has transformed the landscape of the islands, and the social and cultural calendar steadily picks up momentum. Peruse our top picks for this month's diary.


Extract taken from September's 2022 Il-Bizzilla Magazine | Read more here 


’The Cappuccino Brigade’,

A solo exhibition by Debbie Caruana Dingli


Venue: Palm Court Lounge, The Phoenicia Hotel, Valletta


Date: 1st September - 2nd October 2022


Online exhibition:

Instagram: @debbiecaruanadingli

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’The Cappuccino Brigade’ is Debbie Caruana Dingli’s ninth solo exhibition that showcases vibrant watercolour paintings executed in the last few months. Each quirky and witty cartoon-like watercolour tells a story in a simple yet effective way. The characters represented are based on Debbie’s own observations of the native Maltese population whose gestures and features are amplified for greater effect. Apart from being a renowned watercolourist, Debbie Caruana Dingli is an astute portraitist who also works in other media.



Qormi cheese and wine festival


Venue: In front of St George's Parish Church, Qormi


Dates: 10th September 2022 TIME: 7:00pm - 11.55pm


Online exhibition: Facebook: Qormi Cheese & Wine


Here's an open invitation to visit the second edition of Qormi Cheese and Wine Festival, which will be held on the 10th of September 2022 in front of St George's Parish Church, Ħal Qormi. There will be different varities of the best cheeses from the Maltese Islands, and over 30 local and foreign wines on offer. The cheese may also be served as platters in combination with the wine of your choice. Last but not least there will also be plenty of live music. Free entrance, no tickets required.



Time, space… and palmyra exhibition by Henry Alamango and Galina Troizky


Venue: Art Galleries of the Malta Society of Arts, Palazzo de La Salle, Valletta


Dates: 15th September – 1st October 2022


Online:  henryalamangosart &


This joint exhibition by Henry Alamango and Galina Troizky is a fusion of two themes: the social implications resulting from the functional transformation of rural and urban space over time, and a ‘crie de coeur’ reflecting a deep concern for an environment and populated space in progressive decline.



Stones to peppers II with Ozzy Lino


Venue: Teatru Manoel, Valletta


Dates: 23rd - 25th September 2022




Ozzy Lino presents Stones to Peppers II - the second electroacoustic journey through rock's all-time classics hosted by radio's very own Jason "Jay" Zammit! Featuring songs from The Rolling Stones to the Red Hot Chili Peppers and everything in between including Foo Fighters, Iggy Pop and Alanis Morrissette. Singers Ozzy Lino, Janice Debattista and Ben Purple will be accompanied by Wayne Camilleri, Mark Axiak and Ryan Magro on guitars, with Stefan Xuereb on the bass, and Aaron Sammut and Kurt Scerri on drums and percussion.



Concert by the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra


Venue: Teatru Manoel, Valletta


Dates: 30th September 2022




The first of a series of concerts by the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra. This will be a concert with MPO strings led by eminent Maltese violinist Carmine Lauri.