The National Book Council (NBC) is pleased to announce the 2019 Malta Book Festival, the country's foremost annual book celebration, which will be taking place at the Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta, starting from Wednesday 6 November up to Sunday 10 November. The full programme of events and activities is available here: https://bit.ly/2Mr5QZv As in previous editions, the Festival will open with a conference, which will this year relate to the genres of sci-fi and fantasy, and will be led by a number of local and overseas authors. Among them is Loranne Vella, the Brussels based author of 'Rokit' (Merlin Publishers) and winner of the 2018 National Book Prize. The foreign authors attending the conference are Malta-born Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Kali Wallace and Dave Rudden. Students visiting on weekday mornings will be treated to a special programme of cultural and fun activities that is being prepared for them. Among them, performances by a group of professional actors led by Antonella Axisa, who will adapt last year’s Terramaxka Prize winning works for the stage. The popular comedy duo Danusan will be once again staging performances inspired by the works which will have just been awarded the 2019 Terramaxka Prize.
Tickets available here: https://www.showshappening.com/mcc/ILKOTBA-JIEHDU-LHAJJA