AI Reimagines Malta’s Political Leaders If They Were Homeless

AI Reimagines Malta's Political Leaders If They Were Homeless
Jun 30 2023 Share

You’re used to seeing them in ‘nice suits and cool cars’, but local creator @malta.ai has reimagined Malta’s Prime Minister and leader of the Opposition if they were homeless. 

The AI creator took Robert Abela and Bernard Grech and stripped them of their usual polished looks everyone is accustomed to when deliver speeches and address the nation. 


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Instead, malta.ai’s images depicts them in ragged clothes, with unkempt hair and in need of a shower. It’s not a sight we’re used to, but it does make us wonder what would happen if the ranks of lay people and those high up in power were reversed.

What do you make of this?


Cab Runs Red Light in Mosta

Cab Runs Red Light in Mosta
Jun 30 2023 Share

Footage sent to this newsroom shows a cab running a red light in Mosta, as seen from footage taken from a driver’s dash cam. 

The footage emerges as yet another instance of reckless driving in Malta, with earlier footage showing a similar situation wherein disaster was narrowly averted after a van ran another red light.


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Such videos highlight the worrisome driving patterns on the Maltese islands and raise concerns over the increasing number of traffic road accidents and fatalities. 

It is unsure whether any action was taken against this driver, but cautionary driving is always urged to avoid tragedy. 


Conversations Between Two Brothers & A Pianist

Conversations Between Two Brothers & A Pianist
Jun 30 2023 Share

Tonight, Friday 30th June, at the Robert Sammut Hall, Floriana, two brothers and a pianist will be engaging in a conversation through music. 

The students have been partly sponsored by the Arts Scholarships, and will having a conversation completely through music between the talented trio. 

The recital forms part of one of Michael Cutajar’s, one of the musicians, final recitals for the end of year of his Master’s course. 

Michael will be joined by his brother Samuel and Christine Zerafa near Argotti Gardens to let in the audience into his musical conversations and serenade the public whilst continuing his academic and musical career. 



Jun 30 2023 Share

MTV today announced that Maltese stars The Busker and Kevin Paul will perform in the iconic Il-Fosos Square stage as part of the Isle of MTV Malta festival on Tuesday 18th July.

Co-headlined by OneRepublic and Alesso, The Busker and Kevin Paul  join Tom Grennan, Mimi Webb and award-winning Australian singer-songwriter Delta Goodrem for the one-night-only event.

With their current line up of lead vocalist and guitarist, David “Dav.Jr” Meilak, drummer Jean Paul Borg and saxophonist Sean Meachen, dynamic 3-piece band The Busker have become familiar faces on Malta’s music scene over the past ten years, wowing audiences with their unique sounds of new retro, soul pop and funk. With several headline spots at major local events and international gigs under their belt, these last few years has seen the group score a Best Album of the Year win, plus two number one singles with their latest EP ‘X’ on home turf in Malta, plus represent the island on Eurovision’s international stage after winning their local final with their massive track “Dance (Our Own Party)”.

Also headed to the Isle of MTV stage is one of the island’s favourite singer-songwriters and X Factor Malta alum, Kevin Paul. A talented musician with unmistakably soulful vocals, Paul’s latest collaboration with Kurt Cajella, “Kieku Nista”, is a Maltese spin on Ed Sheeran’s “Visiting Hours”. With other hits including “IDWK” and “One”, Paul is no stranger to a festival gig, having performed to fans around Europe throughout his career.

Delta Goodrem is an award-winning singer-songwriter and musician. An artist in the truest sense, Delta has five number one albums – including one of the best-selling debut albums in Australian History with ‘Innocent Eyes’ – nine number one singles, seventeen top ten hits and three World Music Awards to her name. Her iconic chart-toppers, include “Born To Try”, “Lost Without You”, “Innocent Eyes”, “Believe Again”, “In This Life” and “Not Me, Not I” that topped the chart in Malta, making Goodrem the first Australian artist to have a number one record in the country, whilst her duets with Tony Bennet, LeAnn Rimes and Olivia Newton John, have seen Goodrem capture the attention of fans around the world. Goodrem is embarking on her Hearts on the Run Tour across the UK and Europe this August, but first, she is set to take the stage at Isle of MTV Malta!”

“We are thrilled to perform at this year’s Isle of MTV Malta, where we’ll be debuting our brand new song, “Thinking About You”. See you there!” said The Busker.

 “Six year old me would’ve never imagined this moment; performing on the Isle of MTV stage before One Republic, Tom Grennan, Mimi Webb & Alesso is a dream come true! I’m truly humbled and grateful.” said Kevin Paul.

‘’I’m so excited to be performing on the Isle of MTV on July 18th. The island of Malta is very dear to me and I can’t wait to hit the stage and perform for you all!’’ said Delta Goodrem.

Europe’s largest free festival, Isle of MTV Malta has brought tens of thousands of music fans to Il-Fosos Square every year, in partnership with the Malta Tourism Authority, to enjoy show-stopping performances from some of the world’s biggest stars, including Lady Gaga, Snoop Dogg, David Guetta and Martin Garrix.

The event will broadcast on MTV internationally on 15th September 2023 in more than 150 countries, showcasing the festival and Malta to millions of music fans around the world.

The festival will be followed by Isle of MTV Malta Music Week, a series of club nights and parties across the hottest venues on the island, from July 18th – 23rd July.

To secure free tickets, and keep up with the latest Isle of MTV news, head to www.isleofmtv.com.

Fans can also follow Isle of MTV on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok.

Now in its 15th year, past performers at Isle of MTV Malta include: Bebe Rexha, Jason Derulo, Lady Gaga, Hailee Steinfeld, Sigala, Ava Max, Paloma Faith, The Chainsmokers, DNCE, Steve Aoki, David Guetta, Marshmello, Martin Garrix, Jess Glynne, Nicole Scherzinger, Jessie J, Will.i.am, Rita Ora, Flo Rida, Snoop Dogg, Far East Movement, Kid Rock, Kelis, The Scissor Sisters, The Black Eyed Peas, Nelly Furtado, Maroon 5, Enrique Iglesias, N*E*R*D, and