“We are not just a small speck of rock, we are actually a nation.”

Posted on August 18, 2008


Mario Tabone, ophthalmologist and cultural heritage devotee, left his position as Chairman of Heritage Malta upon the expiration of his five-year appointment at the end of July.  In a MaltaToday interview, Tabone explores the importance of cultural preservation on the local level.  He discusses the journey of bringing cultural awareness to the general public, and the challenges of working in a climate where the government proposes to put a landfill next door to a prehistoric temple.  The article is a poignant reminder of how the work of cultural preservation and education can positively impact people in all corners of the world.

Read the MaltaToday article, “Farewell My Heritage.”