Malta Music Week:
This June, Malta’s all about the music and from the 21th its streets are set to buzz as another Malta Music Week kicks off with a line up that’s starting to look like the best yet. Boasting a unique combination of worldwide superstars & phenomenal weather, this week long festival is making its name as a major date in the European music calendar. Each year it attracts thousands of locals, holiday makers and music lovers, all keen to see a huge selection of famous names take to the stage and best of all, most of the events are completely free!
Back in Malta for its 7th year running, one such free event happens to be the highlight of the week; The Isle of MTV! This epic event takes place in Il-Fosos Square, Valetta and it’s one of the most spectacular music venues in the world, drawing more than 50,000 fans every year. Easily one of the hottest festivals of the summer, past headliners have included Will.I.Am, Nelly Furtado, Snoop Dogg/Lion & LMFAO.
Headlining the event this year is UK starlet Rita Ora, Jessie J and the dance collective Rudimental with many more acts in the pipeline.
21/06/13 – Launch Party.
Malta Music week kicks off with a launch party at Gianpula, one of Malta’s premier nightclubs. Headlining this outdoor event will be the eminent vocalist Christian Burns, who’s featured on massive dance hits by Tiesto, Armin Van Buuren and Paul Oakenfold. Also on the evening’s line up and certain to end the first day on a high, some of Malta’s top DJs spin a selection of the finest floor fillers.
22/06/13 – Example.
The first huge international name of the week, Example is set to turn up the heat with his first ever gig on the island at Numero Uno in the centre of Ta’ Qali’s Craft’s Village. With his 5th album due to be released early next year, two number one singles to date and an impressive back catalogue of chart hits & club anthems, this promises to be an electric evening.
26/06/13 – Isle of MTV.
Big stars including Rita Ora and Rudimental and Jessie J just announced as headliners with more names due to be released soon, the last night brings the week of live music to its sensational climax. With all these amazing artists in one place & for one week only, more people are expected to attend this year than ever before, so the atmosphere is going to be incredible.
Don’t miss out!
Sand, sea, guaranteed sun and great live music...... This is the festival you’ve been waiting for!
Need to know more about Malta Music Week and the Isle of MTV? Click here to visit the official website.
Where to Stay:
At only 17 by 8 miles, you can get involved in the week’s events from anywhere on the island. But if you want to be in the middle of the action then Mercury Direct’s Malta Hotels in Valetta, St Julians or Sliema will put you in the heart of it all.
The walled city of Valetta has a history richer than anywhere else in the Mediterranean. Fought over for centuries this baroque city makes an incredible backdrop to the festival. Staying here will only highlight the experience.
Glitzy St Julians is famed for its collection of 5* hotels and has come to be the place to be seen in Malta. The coastline is dotted with a selection of fantastic restaurants and bars while the nearby party town of Paceville will allow revellers to dance into the early hours.
Cosmopolitan Sliema, is a real cultural melting pot and truly shows up and coming Malta at its best. Whether you want to sip cocktails on the seafront or indulge in the many shopping opportunities on offer, Sliema is an excellent base to explore the island.