High Above We Raise You Kalkara
The Assoċjazzjoni Wirt il-Kalkara is a voluntary organization with the primary purpose of serving as a platform for initiatives aimed at further understanding of the village of Kalkara and implementation of projects aimed for the community.
The Assoċjazzjoni Wirt il-Kalkara was born in 2017 and is an autonomous voluntary organization, it is not set up for profit making. Some of its objectives include:
a. The protection and enhancement of social, cultural, artistic, architectural, religious and traditional identity of Kalkara and by bringing forward any knowledge locally, nationally and even internationally through different methods.
b. Activities aimed to the public for educational purpose.
c. Management and financing of the upgrading projects of the public areas and public buildings and structures in Kalkara, such projects iclude new initiatives and renovation of the existent.
Thirty five years ago, exactly on the 8th of May 1986, the author and historian Ernle Bradford, who lived a big part of his life in Kalkara, died. On the same year, on the 3rd of November, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Culture, Dr. Alex Sceberras Trigona, inaugurated a commemorative marble plaque in Triq Malta Rebbieħa (formerly Triq Marina) affixed on the facade of the house where he lived in Kalkara… click here to read more