Malta/ 9. Sources and Links  

9.1 Key documents on cultural policy

Government documents

Act N. V of 2002 (Laws of Malta): Malta Council for Culture and the Arts. Malta: Government Press, 2002.

Act N. VI of 2002 (Laws of Malta): Cultural Heritage Act. Malta: Government Press, 2002.

Ministry of Education and Culture (Policy Unit): Il-Politika Kulturali f'Malta - Cultural Policy in Malta, A Discussion Document. Malta: Ministry of Education and Culture, 2001. Revised in 2002.

Ministry of Education and Culture: Interventi - Id-Diskorsi Ewlenin tal-Konferenza Nazzjonali dwar l-Istrategija Lingwistika ghal Malta (Interventions - Key Speeches at the National Conference on Malta's Linguistic Strategy).Malta: Ministry of Education, 2002.

Ministry of Education, Youth & Employment: For All Children to Succeed – A NewNetwork Organisation for Quality Education in Malta. Malta: Ministry of Education, 2005.

Ministry of Education, Youth & Employment: Inclusive and Special EducationReview. Malta: Ministry of Education, 2005.

Ministry for Tourism and Culture: National Strategy for Cultural Heritage. Malta: Ministry for Tourism and Culture, 2006.

Ministry for Tourism and Culture: Malta's National Tourism Plan. Malta: Ministry for Tourism and Culture, 2006.

Heritage Malta: Annual Report 2011 - 2012. Malta: Heritage Malta 2012.

Ministry of Finance:Financial Estimates 2015. Malta: Budget Office, 2014.

Ministry of Finance 2014 pre-budget document available from

Ministry of Finance: Budget 2008. Malta: Budget Office, 2007.

Ministry of Finance Budget 2009.Malta: Budget Office, 2008

Ministry of Finance Budget 2010.Malta: Budget Office, 2009

National Office of Statistics: Kultura 2000. Malta: NOS, 2002

National Office of Statistics: Culture Participation Survey 2011. Malta: NOS, 2011

Parliamentary Secretariat for Youth and Sport (Ministry of Education): Youth Policy in Malta. Malta: Printwell Ltd., 1999.

Parliamentary Secretariat for Tourism, the Environment and Culture, National Cultural Policy, 2011

Ministry of Finance Budget 2011.Malta: Budget Office, 2010

Ministry of Finance Budget 2012.Malta: Budget Office, 2011

Ministry of Finance Budget 2013.Malta: Budget Office, 2012

Ministry of Finance Budget 2014.Malta: Budget Office, 2014

Ministry of Finance, Ministry for Culture, Creative Economy Strategy, Malta 2011

Valletta 2018 Foundation, V.18 An environment of exchange: Valletta Candidate City European Capital of Culture 2018Bid book, Malta 2011

Valletta 2018 Foundation Final Application for the Title of European Capital of Culture 2018 in Malta, Malta2012

Other Relevant Documents

Azzopardi, Mario (ed.): Malta - An Intimate Survey. Malta: Merlin Library, 1993.

Azzopardi, Mario: It-Teatru f'Malta (Theatre in Malta).Malta: Pubblikazzjonijiet Indipendenza (PIN), 2003.

Boissevain, Jeremy: Saints and Fireworks. Religion and Politics in Rural Malta. Malta: Progress Press Co. Ltd., 1993.

Brincat, Joseph M.: L-Istorja tal-Kitba Maltija (The History of Maltese Writing). Malta: Pubblikazzjonijiet Indipendenza (PIN), 2001.

Buhagiar, Mario: The Late Medieval Architecture of the Maltese Islands. Malta: Fondazzjoni Patrimonju Malti, 2005.

Busuttil, George N & PACE, Victor (eds.): Proceedings and Report - Convention of Leaders of Associations of Maltese Abroad and of Maltese Origin. Malta: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2000.

Camilleri, Priscilla & Gatt, Patricia (eds): Malta & the Arts - Perspectives forth New Millennium, Proceedings of a National Conference. Malta: Ministry of Education, 1999.

Camilleri, Maroma & Vella Therese: Celebratio Amicitie – Essays on Maltese Culture. Malta: Fondazzjoni Patrimonju Malti, 2006.

Cassar Pullicino, Joseph: Studies in Maltese Folklore. Malta: University Press, 1992.

Clews, Stanley J.A. (ed.): Malta Year Book 2002. Malta: De la Salle Brothers' Publications, 2002.

Cortis, Toni (ed.): L-Identita' Kulturali ta' Malta (The Cultural identity of Malta); Malta: Dipartiment ta' l-Informazzjoni, 1989.

Cortis, Tony et al.:Melitensium Amor – Festschrift. Malta: The Editors, Gutenberg Press, 2002.

Cremona, John J.: The Carnival of Malta. In: Cortis T. et al. (ed.): Melitensium Amor. Malta: Gutenberg Press Ltd., 2002.

Everitt, Anthony: Report on Malta's National Cultural Policy. Strasbourg: Council of Europe, 2002.

Eurostat Pocketbooks. Cultural Statistics (2007 edition). Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2007.

Eurostat Pocketbooks. Cultural Statistics (2011 edition). Luxembourg: Publications Office of theEuropean Union, 2011.

Frendo, Henry & Friggieri, Oliver (eds.): Malta - Lejn Definizzjoni Storika-Kulturali (Malta - Towards an Historical Definition). Malta: Publishers Enterprises Group (PEG) Ltd., 1995.

Friggieri, Joe (ed): Kultura 21 – official magazine of the Malta Council for Culture and the Arts. Malta, Progress Press.

Mifsud Chircop, Gorg (ed): Rituals: Proceedings of the First International Conference on The Year of Rituals. Malta: PEG Publishers, 2005.

Giordmaina, Joseph (ed.): National Curriculum on its Way. A Conference on the Implementation of the National Curriculum. Proceedings. Malta: Gutenberg Press, 2000.

Lanfranco, Guido: Drawwiet u Tradizzjonijiet Maltin (Folklore and Traditions in Malta). Malta: Pubblikazzjonijiet Indipendenza (PIN), 2001.

Montebello, Mark F: Il-Ktieb tal-Filosofija f'Malta (The Book of Philosophy in Malta), Vol.1&2. Malta: Pubblikazzjonijiet Indipendenza (PIN), 2001.

Spike John & Dümcke Cornelia: Making Culture Work, Expert Note on the National Cultural Policy Malta 2010. Draft, Council of Europe DG IV – Directorate of Culture and Cultural and Natural Heritage

Schiavone, Michael J. & Scerri, Louis J.: Maltese Biographies of the Twentieth Century. Malta: Pubblikazzjonijiet Indipendenza (PIN), 1997.

Vella Bondin, Joseph: Il-Muzika ta' Malta sa l-Ahhar tas-Seklu Tmintax (Music in Malta to the End of the Eighteenth Century). Malta: Pubblikazzjonijiet Indipendenza (PIN), 2000.

Vella Bondin, Joseph: Il-Muzika ta' Malta fis-Sekli Dsatax u Ghoxrin (Music in Malta during the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries); Malta: Pubblikazzjonijiet Indipendenza (PIN), 2000.

Xuereb, Paul: Treasures of Malta: A Quarterly Review of Maltese Culture. Malta: Fondazzjoni Patrimonju Malti/ Ministry of Tourism, since 1994.

Zarb, Tarcisio: Folklore of an Island; Malta: Publishers Enterprising Group (PEG) Ltd., 1998.


Chapter published: 12-08-2015


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