Themes
Imagine 18
The four themes, Generations, Routes, Cities and Islands, give an overall structure to the proposed Cultural Programme, however events and projects do not fit exclusively into a particular theme. The programme and its themes are fluid; indeed the programme illustrates how projects link with each other within and across the four themes.

The thematic structure of the programme reflects the organic way in which the programme itself was built. Early discussions within the framework of V.18 and contributions by the artistic community and other stakeholders were followed by a process of nurturing, development and definition of the project proposals by the Artistic Direction team.


Valletta cannot exist as a reenactment of its past. To empower all Valletta’s present...

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V.18 is a cultural laboratory for society to pose self-reflective questions about the role...

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Unlike many cities that are allowed to grow and sprawl randomly, the city of Valletta was...

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We are citizens of the Mediterranean, and Valletta is a unique vantage point to focus on...

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