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The antependum project

The work on the antependum project in the Parish Church of St. Joseph in Kalkara, which was undertaken by the Assoċjazzjoni Wirt il-Kalkara, was divided into two phases which were carried out together. The work on it had been ongoing for the past four years, although the desire for it and also some other works took place in the last twenty-five years, now we can finally say that this project is complete…Click here to read more


The Marble Works Restoration Project in the Church

Through funds obtained from the Cottonera Projects and Initiatives Fund of the Cottonera Foundation, an intensive restoration was carried out on three marble works located in the Kalkara Parish Church. These are: the baptismal font; work of the marmist Mariano Russo and which was placed in the old Church in 1898, the holy water font which like the baptismal font is located at the entrance of the Church, and the the main altar; work of the marmist Armando Battelli in 1953 which was donated by the Mintoff…Click here to read more

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The Kalkara Heritage Trail Project

rom the foundation of the Assoċjazzjoni Wirt il-Kalkara, the desire was shown to make a Heritage Trail around the village. This project was listed as a priority in the list of projects constructed by the directional committee during meeting number 5 which occured on Monday 30th October 2017. On 7th January 2020, GalXlokk Foundation issued a call for applications for projects from European funds under Measure 3…Click here to read more

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Għaddi – An experiential walk through Kalkara

is a project that aims to celebrate Kalkara’s sociocultural identity, history and collective memory. After a process of co-creation, that started in January 2020 lasting for ten months, a number of community members from Kalkara narrate their stories and experience of the village while sharing their skills and crafts as part of an experiential walk made available to the public – particularly to intergenerational families…Click here to read more

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Species of planted trees in Kalkara

Assoċjazzjoni Wirt il-Kalkara in conjunction with the voluntary organization Saġġar, on Saturday 30th November 2019 planted 75 native Maltese trees in different areas of Kalkara. The preparatory undertakings for this initiative started several months ago when the Association demonstrated its intent to plant trees in areas with soil which were currently empty. The Saġġar organization, which presently is coordinating a national project of this kind, immediately welcomed this appeal… Click here to read more

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The Project of the Kalkara Cross

The wish that in Kalkara the Cross of the Great Siege which unfortunately was destroyed several years ago is to be rebuilt, was discussed by the Assoċjazzjoni Wirt il-Kalkara during meeting number 5 on Monday 30th October 2017. Following this meeting the Association began to look for more photographs in which this cross might be visible, but unfortunately almost none could be found. On the other hand, we started to get quotations for the construction and sculpture in stone…click here to read more