Plato’s Dream Machine Plato’s Dream Machine have gone from being a folk act to one of Malta’s most exciting alternative bands
Mighty Box Mighty Box is an independent digital game development studio based in Malta that designs and develops games with an emphasis on innovation and experimentation.
Charles Paul Azzopardi Multiple international award-winning (en)visionographer specializing in architectural long-exposure black & white art and performing arts photography
DAZE "Here at DAZE, we live by an ethic of being serious, without taking things too seriously. We strive to produce original high quality type and material."
Perkuss’hawn Maracatu A project aimed to set up a large group of people playing Maracatu percussion starting from teaching stage leading to performance
Terrone "At Terrone, we aim to enhance Malta’s flavours as they reflect the local heritage and identity."
The Yello Studio Hand-made products, arts & crafts activities, open workshops and furniture restoration.
Mistura Mistura is a duo that writes and performs original songs exclusively in Maltese with music that has elements of blues and rock, both electric and acoustic.
Goldie’s Cafe Goldie is situated in the heart of a busy work environment, offering a quiet and cosy atmosphere with its own individual style and decor, ideal for a quick bite or a relaxing meal with friends.
Electro-Swing Malta We are the pioneers of electro-swing in Malta - takin' you on a swingin' ride to the future via the past.
Piadina Caffe Based in the heart of Valetta, at 24 Triq Santa Lucija, just a stone's throw from the law courts, Piadina Caffe has carved a niche in the otherwise "standard" fare of Valletta lunchtimes.
Dragana Rankovic Photography Dragana is a traveller and photographer born in Sweden with a Serbian origin.
Elisa Von Brockdorff Elisa von Brockdorff is a visual artist and freelance photographer based in Malta and London.
//Across Borders Across Borders is a Maltese-based electronic music collaboration between Keith Said and Simon Grech - better known by their aliases Multifunctional and Fabricka.
Nekkina NEKKINA is a collection of hand-made decorative sculptures, showing a petite lady who takes pride in buying fashionable clothes that maintain her personal image.
John Paul Azzopardi His work deals with constructs made from a variety of synthetic and organic materials combined together creating a bricolage of intertextuality, thus shaping an arrangement of texts ranging from ancient to contemporary philosophical notions, mythological, and social critique.
Keep Calm and Get Dreadlocks Nakul – the loctician - comes from Nepal, the country at the ‘Top of The World’. For 8 years he managed a dreadlock studio in the heart of Kathmandu until 2013, when he moved to Malta and started ‘Keep Calm And Get Dreadlocks – Malta’.
Pina Pina gets inspired by everything around her mainly music, nature and the village life from where she comes.
Soul Food Soul Food celebrates bold, light and unique flavours. Tasty dishes for those who loves to eat healty.
KomoKuba Komokuba is a Maltese Cuban Band with a passion for Latin Jazz and fusions of the cuban style.
The Sound Catalogues A recent concept with the objective of compiling various volumes utilising music composition and performance as the primary artistic medium.
Trackage Scheme Trackage Scheme is a social-networking, music-sharing community for music enthusiasts. The community was born by means of Facebook group where its members freely introduce other music lovers.
The Veg Box At The Veg Box we want to provide healthy local produce by bridging the gap that has grown over the last 40 years between farmers of the land and consumers of the food.
Birgu Flea Market The Birgu Sunday flea market at the Fortini ground is a treasure cove of odd knick knacks, beautiful antiques, useless stuff and colourful, local characters.
Organic House Organic House is an organic & sustainable shop situated in St Pauls Bay, Malta. We offer a very wide range of interesting products at fair prices for all.
Fastidju 'Fastidju' was born when Nigel Baldacchino, essentially a musically-ignorant visual artist & architect, started conceiving vague sung melodies and aural structures for existing pieces of writing I had compiled for the exhibition 'Sajda' (St. James Cavalier, January 2012).
AlfieAlphA His work instantly hit us with it's originality and freshness plus his process videos are just so fun and inspiring to watch.
Fringe Productions! RINGE! has created a number of now established a number of local events and happenings including Bridge Bar Jazz Sessions, Gypsy Mambo, Jazz Fringe Festval 2006, 2007, Cafe Brazil and Ottoman Art Music amongst others.
Diar il-Bniet Nestled in a shallow valley on the outskirts of the picturesque Maltese coastal village of Dingli, Diar il-Bniet is a family run farm that has remained true to the traditional values of its ancestral roots.
Makers Mark A great initiative by a group of local artisans aimed at promoting excellence in local craft.
ROCKNA ROCKNA is a weekly radio show hosted by Michael Bugeja that is broadcast live at 7pm every Friday on Radio 101. The show’s main focus is on the Maltese rock scene in all its shapes and forms.
Sempliciment tat- Triq With their own blend of Maltese hip-hop, infused by their Rabat dialect, they have managed to garner a cross-genre following from all local alternative scenes.
Kris Micallef One of the leading photographers on the island at quite a young age, Kris has a very good eye for fashion and landscape shots. Very crisp and powerful shots showing beautiful expressions and emotions. Here's what he says ...
Why Not Creativity Vortex A fantastic initiative by the great fellas at Why Not? It's a community living space, an experiment is self sustainability, a creativity hub, a centre to learn all that is needed to live n harmony with nature. The Why Not? Creativity Vortex is all this and much more!
Bongo Nyah A brand new concept and approach, serving a wide variety of fine end alcoholic drinks and cocktails accompanied by a special food menu offering a variety of carefully selected hot and cold items from cold meat cuts to vegetarian snacks and finger foods.
iAMalta A fresh, new, merchandise brand that's celebrates the Maltese islands character. iAMalta was founded and run with passion by a cool girl who fell in love with Malta, these shirts are locally designed and printed and set to become iconic images of our country.
The Grassy Hopper The Grassy Hopper is a mobile cafe, bringing good nourishing food closer to you! Eat Better ~ Feel Better
Samuel Sultana My name is Samuel Sultana, a 23 year old bi-national (French & Maltese) artist. I am currently based in Zebbug Malta, after 3 years studying, living and working as an artist in the UK
Jim Hickey We introduce you to the new kid on the block, Jim Hickey, Maltese, Berlin based indie/electronica producer, who just released a new EP called Railings.
Ġugar! – Hangout & Bar Ġugar is home to many divine desserts, delicious juices and healthy snacks, as well as a cool meeting and hangout place in Malta's capital. You'll find books, games, great people, interesting events and beautifully decorated, up-cycled, colourful interiors. Yep you've guessed it, we ♥ Ġugar.
Cubik Events Underground electronic music outfit Cubik, now in their 10th year hosting local and international guest artists and some pretty legendary events.
Brnd Wgn One of the leading brand design studios on the island, creating some truly outstanding brands.
Tiny Island Studio Tiny Island Studio founded by graphic designer and illustrator Jimmy Grima based in il-Birgu(Vittoriosa) Malta.
Will Love Tear Us Apart Will Love Tear Us Apart is a game about the frustration of love. It is inspired by Joy Division's Love Will Tear Us Apart, with each verse of the song represented by a level in the game.
Ryan Galea Ryan is a budding photographer, who's work we love. Currently he's involved in an interesting new project, which we featured recently on Tal-Ostja.com called Humans of Malta. Make sure to check out his work.
Rising Sun Bar A traditional, relaxed bar and eatery in Marsaxlokk. The most genuine eating experience you can get this side of the island.
Hazed Events Hazed events started as an idea of bringing such artists as cbl to this small country, it's a concept aimed at sharing quality Ambient experiences.
Humans of Malta Malta is a small sunny island in the heart of the Mediterranean. We hope to capture its charm and character one portrait at a time.
Maxokk Bakery Maxokk Bakery is widely believed to produce the best traditional Gozitan ‘ftira’ on the island of Gozo.
Twitch Twitch a.k.a James Micallef Grimaud is an artist who has delved internationally in the world of art mainly through the use of aerosol and brush since 1995.
Woody Aki Famous he might not be (or want to be), but Woody Aki is one of those unique individuals who has garnered respect within the European underground music scene as a music journalist, historian, DJ, producer, artiste or a bass player with various bands of wildly diverse genres.
Patron Magazine A social-political rundown of Malta's artistic and cultural institutions and industries.
Ta’ Fra Ben Reggae Bar Very popular amongst Reggae followers in Malta and from all over the world this beach located venue on the Qawra Promenade always has a Reggae beat pulsating day and night.
Emerald Inceptions "Working on crafts has been my passion from when I was a tiny tot. I created many cards for different occasions, and even home accessories. My creativity comes from my parents. My mother was a seamstress, and my father was a carpenter."
Lisa Falzon "I'm a practical visual problem solver and an art entrepreneur. I work primarily digitally mostly, in Adobe Photoshop on a Wacom tablet, using styles that go from collage-like to painterly."
Stalko Maltese indie-folk band Stalko have released their debut album 'Grandiloquence' on the 25th November, 2012.
redwhite redwhite is a Maltese point of view on design, visual arts and creativity with an emphasis on Maltese produce and Maltese talent.
Gochi A small sweet eat in or take out Sushi diner located on St. George's Road, St. Julian's with very good food and excellent value for money.
HeadShopMalta.com HeadShopMalta.com is a Local Maltese Site which retails Rolling/Smoking Accessories; making life easier and more enjoyable!... all products are stocked in Malta and are ready to be delivered same day of order...
CirkuMalta Darirari ĊirkuMalta is the first Malta-based professional contemporary circus co-founded in 2013 by Chris Dingli and Sean Buhagiar.
Steve Bonello Steven Bonello was born in 1961 in Malta. He is a self-taught artist, cartoonist and illustrator. Steve has been drawing consistently since 1980 and he is concentrated mainly to cartoons and illustrations since 1984.
Kinemastik Kinemastik is an NGO responsible for a year-round cultural programme based around screenings, talks, exhibitions and concerts that culminates with the Kinemastik International Short Film Festival.
Squadron Squadron being the originators and leading electro music event organisation in Malta, has played a most important role in the ever increasing popularity of the so called ‘electronic’ sound.
Moira Zahra Freelance illustrator, graphic designer and motion digital artist & I teach Graphics, Interactive Media and Digital Art at MCAST Institute of Art & Design in Malta.
Dolls for Idols Flaunting an intrinsic electronic vein underpinning indie and pop sensibilities, Dolls for Idols’s music has embraced a stronger element of synthesised sounds inspired by the 80s synthpop sensation and the 90s rave generation
Cygna Since 1998, Cygna has been magnifying unique combinations of modified ambient sounds evolved with classical instruments on an organic sound ground, all of which lead Cygna be the birth place of Symphonic Ambient.
Sliema Street Art Festival Coloured Festivals in collaboration with Add More Colors and the Sliema Local Council are proud to introduce the very first Street Art Festival of its caliber and size in Malta.
Bis-Serjetà Bis-Serjetà is Malta's most serious news organisation, led by award-winning journalist and collector of antique pencil sharpeners Karl Stennienibarra.
Free Daniel Holmes Daniel Holmes has been sentenced to over 10 years for growing marijuana. He is seeking a fair sentence on appeal. Please help him by signing the petition.
Smoochie We make lovely smoochies i.e. smoothies and juices from fruit and nothing else and what more we are based in Malta – dare we say – the first fresh, bottled, smoothie makers in the Mediterranean. Yeah!!!
Complex Sound Sagacity Complex Sound Sagacity is an electronic music movement, born as a reaction to all the normalities and lack of the more complex sounds in Malta
nosnow/noalps nosnow/noalps began it's journey over mountainous terrain in early 2007 with their poppy indie rock seasoned with punk, reggae and ska sound.
Nicky Scicluna Photography "Photography has given me the opportunity to capture all the beauty that surrounds me and share it with the world."
Zion Reggae & Snack Bar Located in St. Thomas Bay, Marsascala by the sea. We serve great food & snacks throughout the day & nigh and have a great yard at the back where you can relax in the summer breeze.
Clemens Hasengschwandtner He is mostly known for his colorful landscapes and painted stories but his artistic experiments also include sculpture, photography, black and white paintings and abstract work.
Surya Sūrya brings you beautiful clothing with vibrant compositions, for colourful people who want to look distinctive.
P e r p e n d i c u l a r we don't bring you any ordinary night .. we bring to you a night of surreal experience
Permaculture Malta Permaculture is a holistic design philosophy and the art and science of creating community eco-systems in which plants, animals, human beings, and all forms of ecological diversity interact to produce a prolific, ecologically-sound, and regenerative system that can support itself and life indefinitely.
B.N.I. B.N.I. Batteries not included are a ska - punk Maltese band, also influenced by rock and reggae Their debut album Ilsien Pajjiżi (Native Tongue) features the first ever punk tracks in Maltese: "L-Imġissem" and "Qrunha f’Butha".[
Ghanafest (Folk Music Festival) A fabulous three day festival of Mediterranean folk music. Besides għana (Maltese folksong), the festival also hosts local folk ensembles, Maltese songwriters and folk musicians from neighbouring Mediterranean countries.
Danjeli Danjeli’s new approach to a rawer form of electronic music fusing various styles into a (il)logical whole, with fresh experiments in folk, bittersweet lullabies and Maltese vocals. This is true Maltese electronic music.
Angka Cafe The Angka Rejuvenation Centre aims to develop an integral approach to optimal health and personal transformation, providing healing for the dissociation of Body and Mind.
Acaii Acaii Fruit & Sandwich Bar - Delicious Smoothies, Thai Shakes, Juices, Frappe Coffees, Sandwiches & Ciabatta
Mana Tapu The group’s international line-up of musicians hailing from Malta, Germany, Spain, France, and as far as Chile and Canada, lends a uniquely diverse flavour to their music, which swings from reggae, to ska, to funk, to folk, to rock and back again.
SeaPuppy & Prosimian PROSIMIAN, originally a Madagascar jungle rehabilitation institute for black Lemur Millipede addiction, is nowadays, an art company, representing a split personality.
Kuluri Kuluri is an emerging through-the-line creative team with over 10 years of combined experience in all facets of creative marketing communications, production and design.
Zeppi’s Pub There's always something happening at Zeppi's. Whether its a night of music and dance with friends, a light lunch on the go or even just popping by for a coffee, there's life, character and experience to enjoy at the heart of Qala!
Disorder Established in October 2000, Disorder is one of Malta's longest running and most consistent techno promotions.
A Space Boy Dream A Space Boy Dream follows twenty-three year old Vincent and his mundane life as he stuggles to make it big as a fine artist
Jimmy Grima Jimmy (Jonathan) Grima. (b.1983) Maltese Artist and Artistic Director of the rubberbodies collective (2009-). lines_______spaces & the being.
Xtruppaw 5 really good friends who never want to get old! Xtruppaw is a mixture of styles but the most important thing is that it's satirical and fun.
Nadège.Renée Jewellery A philosophy that embraces a combination of style, creativity and exclusive design. Handmade: to discover, to interpret, to revisit the Maltese jewellery-making tradition in a contemporary style.
New York Best Serving the Best of New York's traditional eats without having to fly across the Atlantic Ocean.
Remissa Here at Remissa Pub we offer a very friendly environment accompanied with good music, making our guests feel at home.
Cekcik Ethnic & Vintage Bazaar A collection of colours, patterns & positive energies from around the world for you & your homes.
Patches Market The aim of Patches is to bring together talented contemporary artisans, designers, and craftspeople all at one destination.
Steves & Co. Our approach is simple; create well told stories about truths in values in the brands we handle. All our work is built on knowledge, research and industry insights.
Juuls Reggae Bar It all Started thanks to the love for Bob Marley, Reggae music & its message. A love that creates a dream & a dream that becomes reality. That's Juuls.
Pastizzi Gourmet Everything in Pastizzi Gourmet is made by hand and with love - starting from the pastry to each individual pastizz. No Lard is used for the pastry, instead a healthier alternative made with seed oils is used.
Make Living is about actively interacting with your environment. It’s about animating it and arranging it to your own tastes. Our mission is to help you with the latter.
Mark Scicluna nspired by the local culture, music and other art forms, he works mainly in illustration, varying his distinctive style from humorous character designs to retro style graphics, combining a mix of both traditional and digital media.
Beangrowers Hailing from the Mediterranean island of Malta, this female-fronted three-piece has become known for their unique style and infectious mixture of guitar-based pop and quirky keyboard sounds: think Blondie meets Joy Division.
The Shh The Shh’s music emerges, in secret, from a place in between the city of Paris & the Island of Malta.
Why Not? Situated in St Julians we offer a colourful, happy environment for you to chill and feel at home
Organika Organika is the Green place in Gozo ! Stocking Organic snacks, tea and chocolate, Eco-friendly detergents, Organic cosmetics and a big range of Fair trade Gifts,Clothes, Jewellery and decoration items.
La Mere Restaurant A fascinating journey through Indian, Arabian, Mediterranean & Maltese Cuisine traditional cuisines