Taħt il-Qoxra: Profs. Yosanne Vella

F’dan l-episodju ta’ Taħt il-Qoxra, Rachelle Deguara titkellem ma’ Yosanne Vella dwar l-istorja tan-nisa; tema li qabel ftit li xejn kienet tiġi investigata mill-istoriċi. Tista’ ssegwi t-taħdita hawnhekk. Il-Kunsill Nazzjonalli tal-Ktieb jirringrazzja lill-PBS u lill-ħaddiema ta’ Radju Malta 1 għall-għajnuna bix-xandir tal-programm.

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Literary Contest – Novels for Youth: results and a new call

The Literary Contest – Novels for Youth is an annual contest set up by the National Book Council in collaboration with Aġenzija Żgħażagħ with the aim of selecting and rewarding novels in Maltese that manage to address young adults and the various issues that the latter have to deal with...

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Cultural Export Fund – Translation Grants

Malta based individuals, Maltese registered or international publishers, and legally recognised organisations are all eligible applicants for the Arts Council’s 2018 Cultural Export Translation grant, which aims to increase the visibility of local literature by financing translation projects from Maltese into any other language.  For the purposes of the grant...

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Award ceremony of the Literary Contest of Novels for Youth 2017

The prize-giving ceremony for the Literary Contest ‘Novels for Youth’ 2017, set up by the National Book Council in collaboration with Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, will take place at the offices of the National Book Council in Belt-is-Sebħ, Floriana, in the presence of the CEO of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, Miriam Teuma, and the...

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Taħt il-Qoxra: Mark Montebello

F’dan l-episodju ta’ Taħt il-Qoxra, Rachelle Deguara titkellem ma’ Mark Montebello dwar il-kotba tiegħu u l-implikazzjonijiet politiċi u soċjali tal-viżjoni artistika tiegħu. Tista’ ssegwi t-taħdita hawnhekk. Il-Kunsill Nazzjonalli tal-Ktieb jirringrazzja lill-PBS u lill-ħaddiema ta’ Radju Malta 1 għall-għajnuna bix-xandir tal-programm.

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The 13th PLR is out

The National Book Council would like to announce that the thirteenth PLR (Public Lending Rights) payment is being distributed to authors, illustrators and photographers whose books were borrowed from Public Libraries in Malta and Gozo in the period covering the 1st of October, 2017 till the 31st December, 2017. The...

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Taħt il-Qoxra: Guzi Gatt

F’dan l-episodju ta’ Taħt il-Qoxra, Rachelle Deguara titkellem ma’ Guzi Gatt dwar il-kotba tiegħu u l-implikazzjonijiet politiċi u soċjali tal-viżjoni artistika tiegħu. Tista’ ssegwi t-taħdita hawnhekk. Il-Kunsill Nazzjonalli tal-Ktieb jirringrazzja lill-PBS u lill-ħaddiema ta’ Radju Malta 1 għall-għajnuna bix-xandir tal-programm.

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Taħt il-Qoxra: Joseph Vella Bondin

F’dan l-episodju ta’ Taħt il-Qoxra, Rachelle Deguara titkellem ma’ Joseph Vella Bondin dwar il-ktieb tiegħu ‘The Great Maltese Composers’ u l-implikazzjonijiet storiċi, politiċi u soċjali tal-ktieb. Tista’ ssegwi t-taħdita hawnhekk. Il-Kunsill Nazzjonalli tal-Ktieb jirringrazzja lill-PBS u lill-ħaddiema ta’ Radju Malta 1 għall-għajnuna bix-xandir tal-programm.

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