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Main Duties

(Legal Notice as published in the Government Gazette)

Based on the legacy of the Valletta 2018 Foundation, the Valletta Cultural Agency’s main responsibilities are as follows:

(a) to create a comprehensive cultural plan for Valletta that is sustainable, inclusive and equitable, and to oversee its implementation;

(b) to develop and produce an annual cultural programme for Valletta, also in collaboration with other Public Cultural Organisations, to further stimulate inclusion, access and participation while enabling the development of creative skills;

(c) to further support, value and enable traditional cultural community celebrations which are an important part of Valletta’s social fabric;

(d) to further encourage broad and equitable distribution of and participation in cultural activities throughout Valletta;

(e) to administer funding programmes and budgets in order to assist artists and Public Cultural Organisations based and/or operating in and/or working in Valletta;

(f) to commission temporary works of art for public buildings and sites throughout Valletta;

(g) to protect and promote Valletta’s cultural and artistic heritage;

(h) to establish and uphold standards of excellence for cultural events taking place in Valletta;

(i) to coordinate the bidding process for the next European Capital of Culture title for the Maltese Islands;

(j) to exercise any other function that may be assigned by the Minister responsible for Culture.

Contact Information:
 Contact Name 
Valletta Cultural Agency
Exchange Buildings
Republic Street
Valletta
VLT 1117
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