Two Maltese restaurants awarded Michelin star as total rises to five

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2021’s Michelin Guide Malta is finally out and two new restaurants have been granted the prestigious Michelin Star, bringing the total up to five.

The new Michelin-awarded guide are Bahia in Lija and ION – The Harbour in Valletta and have been hailed for their quality ingredients & produce and attention to detail and join the ranks of other One Star restaurants De Mondion, Noni & Under Grain.

Just like all our colleagues we struggle seeing our restaurant empty. We look forward to taking reservations again, once we are given the green light to do so.In the meantime, stay safe.

Posted by Bahia on Thursday, 4 March 2021

Michelin Guide International Director Gwendal Poullennec expressed his sympathy towards the hospitality industry and those who faced difficulties during such trying times but also highlighted his pleasure in awarding two new stars and five Michelin ‘Plates’.

Posted by ION – The Harbour on Tuesday, 23 February 2021

The restaurants which were awarded the ‘Plate’ were The Fork and Cork, Chophouse, Fernandõ Gastrotheque, Zest and Mezzodi – with Valletta’s Harbour Club, Noni, Briju, De Mondion & Tmun being hailed for the initiatives.


Destiny secures deal with industry giant Sony Music for her track ‘Je Me Casse’

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Following interest from multiple giants in the music industry, local artist Destiny has locked in a deal with Sony Music for her Eurovision track ‘Je Me Casse’, which the company believes may be a potential Eurovision winner.

The artists’ management has stated that when a track experiences such widespread interest, it is normally a sign of worldwide appeal for both the track and the artist.

‘Je Me Casse’ has garnered over 3 million views on YouTube, more than half a million streams on Spotify and much more to come.


Hamrun Spartans’ Premier League victory to be decided by MFA later today

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As COVID-19 restrictions remain the same with regards to organised sports in Malta, the Malta Football Authority will determine whether or not Hamrun Spartans will be crowned champions later today.

All these years of hurt never stopped us dreaming…#strongertogether ⚫️🔴

Posted by Hamrun Spartans Football Club on Thursday, 8 April 2021

The Premier League faced a premature end last season leaving Floriana F.C. season champions and after this year’s statute changes, the executive committee will confirm if the 75% of matches played will determine this year’s winners and relegated teams, where the Spartans may emerge champions.

On Monday, MFA President Bjorn Vassallo stated that Malta is the only country where sport has completely halted and damaged the livelihood of players and technical staff across the island.


Malta unites behind local footballer after son is diagnosed with cancer

Malta unites behind local footballer after son is diagnosed with cancer
Apr 9 2021 Share

The nation has collectively united behind Brazilian Marsa FC player Patrick Maia after his son Luca was diagnosed with lymphoma cancer.

The football player expressed his gratitude towards the Maltese people on social media as donations poured in following his post and help from family and colleagues.

👶🏻UPDATE BABY LUCA:Baby Luca was diagnosed with lymphoma cancer, and today he did a biopsy (waiting for the results)…

Posted by Jorginho Silva on Thursday, 8 April 2021

Luca’s pending biopsy result and diagnosis with COVID-19 has not made things easier for the struggling family as he has been transferred to the Rainbow Ward at Mater Dei.

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