Drama students from the Malta Visual and Performing Arts School have emerged victorious at the GEF Festival Eurotheatre in Sanremo, Italy. The prestigious festival, which showcases participants from schools across Europe, saw the Maltese students take home top honors in the theatre category.

The GEF Festival is an annual event that highlights the best young talent in various art forms, including dance, music, fashion, music theatre, and theatre. Students between the ages of 5 and 19 are eligible to participate, and the competition is fierce.

Under the guidance of their teacher, Mr. Clint Chircop, the Maltese students presented a compelling rendition of William Shakespeare’s classic play, Romeo and Juliet.

The students’ hard work and dedication paid off as the judges were clearly impressed with their performance, awarding them the top prize in the theatre category. This achievement is significant for the Maltese school and a testament to the talent and dedication of the students and their teachers.

In an interview with Radio105.mt following the win, Mr. Clint Chircop, the school’s drama teacher, expressed his pride in the students and their achievements. He noted that the win was a culmination of months of hard work and rehearsals and acknowledged the support of the school and the wider community, which played a crucial role in the student’s success.

The win not only represents a significant achievement for the school and the students, but also a testament to the value of arts education. It demonstrates that with the right guidance, support, and dedication, young people can achieve great things in the arts.

The GEF Festival Eurotheatre is an essential platform for showcasing the talent of young artists from across Europe, and the Maltese students’ win reflects the high calibre of talent on display at the festival. The future looks bright for the arts, and events like the GEF Festival are crucial in nurturing the next generation of artists and performers.

Absolutely! Congratulations and well done to all the nine students who participated and won the theater category at the GEF Festival Eurotheatre in Sanremo, Italy. Matthias Zarb, Maya Troia, Almikaya Aquilina ,Leah Mifsud, Katrina Cutajar Dimech, Heidi Mariani, Sarah Baldacchino, Keiren Galea Falzon, Aurora Dolce. Your hard work and dedication have paid off, and you have made Malta proud.