VALLETTA 2018: THE YEAR SOUNDS GOOD…
The Valletta 2018 Cultural Programme is supporting the Earth Garden Festival 2018 (31 May – 3 June 2018 / Ta’ Qali) and many other exciting events and activities that music lovers can enjoy throughout the European Capital of Culture year.
Now a staple on the local calendar, the annual Earth Garden Festival brings an array of alternative music to our legendary Maltese summers. The festival has gained a loyal following on the local scene thanks to its great atmosphere, eco-friendly ethos and, of course, its well-curated programme and festival grounds.
Over on the grounds in Ta’ Qali, festival-goers will find five music areas, over 30 international bands and 150 artists – all set amidst neat camping zones surrounded by amenities, food stalls, and even an ethnic market that’s packed with local vendors selling artisan treasures.
As the festival goes from strength to strength, it takes its place on the Valletta 2018 music programme for its contribution to the local music scene, where it continues to provide a platform for local and international acts on a European dimension, while attracting diverse audiences who wish to relax, mingle and jam together in an environmentally-friendly outdoor setting.
DISCOVER MORE GREAT MUSIC EVENTS IN 2018
From the alternative sounds of the Earth Garden Festival, to pop anthems, jazz sessions, electronic concerts, new and classic operas, and world sounds that transcend borders; people from all walks of life are invited to explore the sounds of the Mediterranean and a whole array of lively celebrations that are unfolding all over the Maltese Islands during Valletta 2018.
With over 400 events and activities taking place across Malta and Gozo throughout the year, Valletta 2018’s mission is to make culture and the arts, in their various forms, as accessible as possible to as many communities as possible.
Many events are free to attend or accessible to the public at very affordable prices, making the European Capital of Culture year on the Maltese Islands one that truly holds something for everybody.