The Courtyard Dialogues

We are delighted to announce this series of dialogues, a two-part event between young people and select influencers.

The Courtyard Dialogues are an exercise in horizontal conversation that bring together four distinct sides to a particular theme. As the name suggests, the evenings are not discussions or debates, but dialogues – open and respectful exchanges between people of contrasting views.

The fifth perspective in the dialogues is yours. We welcome you to a stimulating and inspirational set of events on April 29 and May 6, 7:30pm to 9pm at the exquisitely restored courtyard within Palazzo De La Salle in Valletta.

April 29 – Is there a ‘why’ to life?

The first theme centres on pursuit of meaning in life. Offering their views are:

Gianluca Bezzina – local entertainer & medic

Abigail Borg – extreme athlete & traveller

Chris Ebejer – internationally acclaimed artist

Mons. Paul Cremona – archbishop of Malta

May 6 – Who needs the church?

The second theme questions the role of the church in contemporary society. The perspectives will be presented by:

Dr Roberta Lepre – legal consultant & director of Victim Support Malta

Christopher Vella – community organizer & president of Drachma LGBTI space

Dr Clive Zammit – researcher & lecturer at the University of Malta

Mons. Charles Scicluna – auxilliary bishop of Malta

Entrance is free but space is limited, please book your seat here. Light drinks will be served afterwards.

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