This video by Deutsche Welle sums up the outcome of Valletta 2018. Our chance to be in the spotlight, to boost the support and confidence of the local artistic community, to live and experience genuinely European values of openness, tolerance and critical debate has been squandered and replaced with the silencing of protest.

The feature was completed before the government committed the ultimate act of censorship by wrapping up the Great Siege Memorial and barricading it preventing anyone from even getting close to it.

The scandal is not even as bad as DW realise.

Here’s a link to the feature.