01 - 31 Aug 2014
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mediterranean Conference Centre

The Biegansky Art Festival, MCC

The Bieganski Foundation will be holding the first Bieganski Art Festival from the 1st – 31st August 2014. It will be a month-long festival at the Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta, commemorating 100 years from the outbreak of WWI and celebrating art in all its forms.

The festival will feature:
75 local and foreign artists with paintings depicting WWI
47 local and foreign artists, exhibiting their works
120 paintings from the Bieganski collection
Master Artist Ray Pitre 9×7 ft collection
120 sketches and paintings from French trench artist Gaston Pierre Galey

The Bieganski Art Festival, will be the largest event of its kind, ever to be held on the Maltese Islands.

The planned events are as follows:

•    Opening Night (by invitation)

•    10 Academic Talks – Attendance 350 – 500 paxPresidents Emerita

•    3 Concerts (Unplugged) Kantilena, Airport Impressions and the New Victorians

•    Fashion show by Gaffiero Productions and Pearl Haber

•    Maltese/Gozitan Night with Ta’ Mena and Aurora Folk Group

•    The Art of wine tasting by Marsovin

•    Bieganski Banquet under the patronage of H.E. the President of Malta

•    Grand Finale – including the participation of the Malta Police Force and ending with Fireworks from the roof of the Malta Experience

 

UPDATED PROGRAMME

FRIDAY 1ST- AUGUST 2014: 20:00: Opening Night – under the patronage of the Archbishop of Malta, Mgr. Paul Cremona (By Invite)

SATURDAY 2ND AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition
20:00: Concert organised by MCC

SUNDAY 3RD AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition
21.00: Concert: Kantilena at the Sacra Infermeria (Acoustic)

MONDAY 4TH AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition

TUESDAY 5TH AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition
20:00: Talk by Mr. Guillaime Dreyfuss @ Sir Temi Zammit Hall, MCC Valletta

WEDNESDAY 6TH AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition
9.00 – 21.00: The Painters’ Jamboree

THURSDAY 7TH AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition
20:00: Talk by Mr. Tony Terribile at Sir Temi Zammit Hall, MCC Valletta

FRIDAY 8TH AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition
20.00: Talk by Mr. Charles Savona Ventura at Sir Temi Zammit Hall, MCC Valletta

SATURDAY 9TH AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition
19.30 onwards: Fashion Show organised by Gaffiero Productions & Pearl Haber

SUNDAY 10TH AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition
20:00 onwards: A night of Literature & poetry – with the participation of Clare Azzopardi, Claudia Gauci, Leanne Ellul, Keith Borg, Maria Ganado, Simone Inguanez, Priscilla Cassar, Walid Nabhan, Nadja Mifsud and Anthony Zarb Dimech at the Sacra Infermeria.
21.00: Concert: Airport Impressions at the La Valette Hall (Unplugged)

MONDAY 11TH AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition
20.00: Special guest talk: Prof David Stevenson (WWI Expert & Historian)

TUESDAY 12TH AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition
20.00: Special guest talk: Prof David Stevenson (WWI Expert & Historian)

WEDNESDAY 13TH AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition
9.00 – 21.00: The painters jamboree

THURSDAY 14TH AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition

FRIDAY 15TH AUGUST – SUNDAY 17TH AUGUST 2014:
9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition & Reenactments by AMACS – Militaria & Arms exhibition

SATURDAY 16TH AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition
20.00: Talk by Mr. Stephen Petroni (President of AMACS) at Sir Temi Zammit Hall

SUNDAY 17TH AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition
21.00: Concert: New Victorians at the Sacra Infermeria (Unplugged)

MONDAY 18TH AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition

TUESDAY 19TH AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition
20:00: The Panel presents: The Presidents Emerita

WEDNESDAY 20TH AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition
9.00 – 21.00: The painters jamboree

THURSDAY 21ST AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition
20.00: Talk by Comm. Salvator Mousu

FRIDAY 22ND AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition

SATURDAY 23RD AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition
19.30: Maltese/Gozitan night with the participation of Ta’ Mena Wine Estate and Aurora Folk group & Guitarist Tony Pace

SUNDAY 24TH AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition
20:00: The Art of Wine Tasting by Marsovin

MONDAY 25TH AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition

TUESDAY 26TH AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition

WEDNESDAY 27TH AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition
19.00: Auction by Obelisk Auctioneers of exhibited works of art together with paintings from the Painters’ Jamboree

THURSDAY 28TH AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition

FRIDAY 29TH AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition
20.00: Talk by Dr. Marie Louise Musumeci

SATURDAY 30TH AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition
19.30: The Bieganski Banquet under the patronage of the President of Malta, H.E. Marie Louise Coleiro Preca

SUNDAY 31ST AUGUST 2014: 9.00 – 21.00: Exhibition
20:00 onwards: Grand Finale:
20.30 – 21.30: Malta Police Band
21.30: 22.30: Malta Police Dog Squad, Malta Police Cavalry, Malta Police Traffic & Mobile sections:
22.30. 22.36: Malta Police Precision Drill Team
22.45: Fireworks from the Malta Experience.

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