Dance Studies Association 2018 Conference
Contra: Dance & Conflict

July 5-8, 2018
University of Malta
Valletta, Malta

Things to Do in Malta

Key website for visitors: http://www.visitmalta.com/en/home

Malta Tourism Authority: http://www.mta.com.mt

Articles on Malta

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/30/t-magazine/malta-cultural-crossroads.html

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/10/21/travel/what-to-do-36-hours-in-malta.html

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/malta/articles/36-hours-in-malta/

Dance Workshops

Dancers may like to stay for the week following the conference, when the Dance Hybrid is hosting a week-long intensive workshop with Kerry Nicholls and Chris Benstead! 9-14 July 2018.

Watch here for updates and registration: http://dancehybridmalta.com/dancehybridmalta/

Performances and Cultural Events

Malta International Arts Festival. Watch here for details: http://maltaartsfestival.org

Malta Jazz Festival. Watch here for details: http://www.maltajazzfestival.org/programme/

Valletta 2018 European City of Culture Events surrounding the conference

Exiled Homes
01 JUN 18 - 30 JUN 18
http://valletta2018.org/events/exiled-homes/

Cendrillon
28 JUN 18 - 30 JUN 18
http://valletta2018.org/events/cendrillon/

Code Red
29 JUN 19 -30 JUN 18
http://valletta2018.org/cultural-programme/code-red/

La Lupa
30 JUN 18 - 01 JUL 18
http://valletta2018.org/events/la-lupa-theatre/

Burhan Öçal’s Bosphorus Quartet
13 JUL 18 - 13 JUL 18
http://valletta2018.org/events/burhan-ocals-bosphorus-quartet/

Pope Joan
13 JUL 18 - 22 JUL 18
http://valletta2018.org/events/pope-joan/

Major Cultural Sites and Tours

Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum

The Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum is a complex made up of interconnecting rock-cut chambers set on three distinct levels. Earliest remains at the site date back to about 4000BC, and the complex was used over a span of many centuries, up to c. 2500 BC.

Book your tour of the hypogeum at least 3 months early: https://booking.heritagemalta.org

St John’s Co-Cathedral

St John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta, which houses Caravaggio’s Beheading of John the Baptist and St. Jerome Writing: https://www.stjohnscocathedral.com/vistor-information/ 

Recommended Tours

All-day cruise to the Blue Lagoon with optional tour of Gozo: https://hornblowercruisesticketstore.com

Mention ‘DSA 2018 Conference’ for a 20% discount on your cruise



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