In light of the rapid spread of Coronavirus and new social distancing recommendations from public health officials, Arts Council Malta will be delivering its next ACMlab session online!

Are you an organisation in the Culture and Creative Sector and would like to know more about what the EU offers in terms of funding through the Creative Europe Programme? 

Join us for the online session on Tuesday 14 April at 18:30. 

The session will be structured with a presentation addressed by Dr Joseph Lia, Head of Creative Europe Desk Malta, to discover about the latest news for the 2021 – 2027 Creative Europe Programme and how an organisation can access EU Funds for the Culture and Creative Sector, following a live Q&A session.

Dr Joseph Lia - Head of Culture of the Creative Europe Desk Malta

He graduated from the University of Malta in Music, and later obtained a Masters and a Doctorate Degree in Performing Arts (Voice) and Pedagogy from the St Petersburg State Conservatoire.

Joseph has been active in the Culture and Creative Industry for more than 25 years both as a performer and also as an arts manager.  He won several vocal international competitions abroad, and also served as a jury member for international choral and singing competitions. Joseph performs regularly in several international festivals as a soloist, organises several cultural events, and is invited abroad to give vocal masterclasses to solo singers and choirs. Joseph Lia is also a part-time lecturer at the University of Malta within the Centre for Liberal Arts and Sciences, is the founder and artistic director of the Malta International Organ Festival, and is a committee member of KorMalta – Malta National Choir, which project was his initiative with Arts Council Malta.

To join us you are kindly asked to register by sending an email on As soon as your registration is confirmed, you will receive the relevant Zoom link to access the session. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any queries.

Dr Joseph Lia's presentation is available here.