Victoria International Arts Festival (VIAF) is Malta’s longest-running Festival of its kind. Taking place over an uninterrupted period of five weeks, all concerts and cultural events are free of charge. It’s been dubbed ‘Gozo’s miracle’ and ‘a quiet revolution’. Be part of it!

Monday, 15 July 2019
All good things come to an end and so did the 22nd edition of the Victoria International Arts Festival in Gozo This year it was dedicated to its late ever-lamented co-founder Joseph Vella. It was a pity that while it was originally planned to include one, no work of his graced this grand …
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Sunday, 14 July 2019
This year’s (22nd) edition of the VIAFestival has been dedicated to Joseph Vella, its co-founder. T…
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Saturday, 13 July 2019
On Saturday 13 July, VIAF hosted a quartet with a difference, in that it is formed of an oboe and s…
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Friday, 12 July 2019
Could not be more Viennese! Like some other great European cities famous for the high quality of…
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Thursday, 11 July 2019
Time after time, as I follow events during the current (22nd) Festival in Gozo, I keep musing wheth…
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Wednesday, 10 July 2019
Another recital in the 22nd VIAFestival series featured a duo recital by Ava Rebekah Rahman (violin…
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Tuesday, 9 July 2019
The life of a performing musician is a hard one. Long sessions of studying, preparation, rehearsing…
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Monday, 8 July 2019
The truly international dimension of VIAF is constantly being consolidated.  This year, the Fe…
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Sunday, 7 July 2019
Auric Saxophone Quartet, comprised of Sam Corkin, Sally MacTaggart, Alistair Penman,…
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Saturday, 6 July 2019
As is the case with Upper Austria, Victoria International Arts Festival is proud to acknowledge that one of the prizes awarded to winners of the Norwegian National Competition for Youths is participation in the Victoria International Arts Festival.  This initiative was…
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