Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Malta Cultural Institute Founded on the 15th February 1949.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Malta Cultural Institute Founded on the 15th February 1949."— Presentation transcript:

1 Malta Cultural Institute Founded on the 15th February 1949

2 A Society whose aim is to promote the activities of the Maltese people in every field of Culture. The first meeting of this society was held on the 2 nd January The Inaugural concert was held on the 15 th February 1949.

3 Malta Cultural Institute The front page of the Malta Cultural Institutes Inaugural Concert

4 Malta Cultural Institute

5 At the time of its foundation the Malta Cultural Institute received help from various sources including several Governments all over the world. Throughout the years the Malta Cultural Institute has always been patronised by a great number of distinguished persons. Within a year the Organising Committee decided to buy a brand new Bluthner piano.

6 Malta Cultural Institute By 1951 various committees were set up. Conducted tours were organised, plays staged, painting exhibitions held and several members undertook studies. The development of local musical talent has always been one of the principal activities of the Malta Cultural Institute.

7 Malta Cultural Institute From the inaugural concert up to the year 1987 Maestro Carmelo Pace was the Musical Advisor and Organiser of the Malta Cultural Institute Concerts.

8 Malta Cultural Institute Maestro Carmelo Pace (1907 – 1993) Maestro Carmelo Pace (1907 – 1993)

9 Malta Cultural Institute Miss Georgette Caffari, considered to be one of the pillars of the Malta Cultural Institute, performed the duties of Honorary Secretary from the Institutes foundation up to her resignation in the year Miss Georgette Caffari, considered to be one of the pillars of the Malta Cultural Institute, performed the duties of Honorary Secretary from the Institutes foundation up to her resignation in the year 2004.

10 Malta Cultural Institute Throughout the years the Malta Cultural Institute has provided a platform for promising musicians.

11 Malta Cultural Institute Paul Axiak Paul Axiak

12 Malta Cultural Institute Bice Mizzi-Vassallo Bice Mizzi-Vassallo

13 Malta Cultural Institute Cynthia May Turner Cynthia May Turner

14 Malta Cultural Institute Tanya Bajona Tanya Bajona

15 Malta Cultural Institute From 1987 up to the year 2004 Chevalier Vincent Ciancio was the Honorary Director of the Malta Cultural Institute.

16 Malta Cultural Institute Chevalier Vincent Ciancio (1928 – 2004)

17 Malta Cultural Institute Mary Jane Bellia receiving a trophy from Chevalier Vincent Ciancio after a performance

18 Malta Cultural Institute Between the years 1987 – 1991 the concerts were organised by Mrs. Helen De Gabriele & Dr. Marcel De Gabriele. In 1992 Marie -Therese Vassallo became Honorary Concert Organiser.

19 Malta Cultural Institute Malta Cultural Institute Marie – Therese Vassallo Marie – Therese Vassallo

20 Malta Cultural Institute Since the year 1992 various foreign artists have performed for the Malta Cultural Institute.

21 Malta Cultural Institute Lydiya Abramova Lydiya Abramova

22 Malta Cultural Institute Marie – Therese Vassallo with Lydiya Abramova

23 Malta Cultural Institute Today the Malta Cultural Institute Committee is composed of: Ms. Marie-Therese Vassallo – Director & Concert Org. Ms. Marie-Therese Vassallo – Director & Concert Org. Mr. Geoffrey Axiak – Secretary Mr. Geoffrey Axiak – Secretary Mr. Charles Axiak – Treasurer Mr. Charles Axiak – Treasurer Ms. Vanessa Magro – PRO & Legal Advisor Ms. Vanessa Magro – PRO & Legal Advisor Ms. Mary Jane Bellia – Dance Advisor Ms. Mary Jane Bellia – Dance Advisor Mr. Ray Mamo – Dance & Theatrical Advisor Mr. Ray Mamo – Dance & Theatrical Advisor

24 Malta Cultural Institute Today the policy of the Malta Cultural Institute is to include all forms of Culture and the Visual Arts.

25 Malta Cultural Institute A Painting and Ceramic exhibition being presented by Marie-Therese Vassallo

26 Malta Cultural Institute Malta Cultural Institute A Ballet performance being held at one of the Malta Cultural Institutes Concerts

27 Malta Cultural Institute The San Gwann Local Council Orchestra

28 Malta Cultural Institute The Marie-Therese Vassallo Voice Studio

29 Malta Cultural Institute The Malta Cultural Institute is well- known in foreign circles. The Malta Cultural Institute is a non- profit making organisation where everybody works on a voluntary basis.

30 Malta Cultural Institute An unbroken record of 56 years of activities and concerts. The Malta Cultural Institute concerts take place every first Monday of each month from October – June.

31 Malta Cultural Institute Monday Ovations

32 Malta Cultural Institute A monthly Bulletin is mailed to our Members and Friends all over the Island. Over 350 copies of this Bulletin are mailed on a monthly basis. Over 350 copies of this Bulletin are mailed on a monthly basis.

33 Malta Cultural Institute The front page of the Bulletin of a recent Malta Cultural Institutes Concert

34

35 Malta Cultural Institute The Malta Cultural Institute Website The Malta Cultural Institute address:

36 Malta Cultural Institute Thank You!


Download ppt "Malta Cultural Institute Founded on the 15th February 1949."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google