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Be part of 75th Anniversary of the Santa Marija Convoy - a heroic episode of WWII in which the Ohio tanker and its escort barely made it to Malta with vital supplies that saved Malta from starvation and surrender.

On Sat 12 August Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar will be holding a once in a lifetime commemoration of this spectacular sound and light performance featuring Alfred Mallia, Paul Xuereb and Monica Attard, drawing on diaries and historical film footage projected onto the Senglea bastions. The Police and re-enactors of Malta WW2 Command Group will also bring this moment in history to life.


Do not miss the opportunity to attend the last major event commemorating the Santa Marija Convoy held with the participation of witnesses of the convoy, in collaboration with the Senglea & Cospicua Local Councils.

Parking on site at Boiler Wharf. Book early to avoid disappointment - tickets are limited and include wine, food and refreshments served at an after-show reception at the Gardjola Gardens, Senglea, with the Police Jazz Band and pipers.

14th August'Santa Marija Convoy Concert when the "Homage ghar-Rezistenza: Malta, the Ohio and Santa Marija" by Maestro John M. Kennedy will be performed for the first time, with the support of the US Embassy. Violin virtuoso Lorenzo Meraviglia will perform Bach, Tchaikovsky and other pieces on the 1730 Omobono Stradivarius at this prestigious concert to be held at St Paul's Anglican Cathedral, Valletta, 8pm. 

A Santa Marija Convoy Art exhibition by Raymond Dominic Agius complemented by an historic exhibition curated by Jay Jones, will continue the commemoration at the St. George Band Club in Cospicua on the 16th August at 7.30pm.


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