Times of Malta presents a selection of its photographers' choice of their best photos over the past days.

 

The powerful, rich voice of internationally renowned tenor Joseph Calleja fills St George’s Square in Valletta on January 21. The short performance was filmed by Sky TV as part of a documentary about him. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiThe powerful, rich voice of internationally renowned tenor Joseph Calleja fills St George’s Square in Valletta on January 21. The short performance was filmed by Sky TV as part of a documentary about him. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

The powerful, rich voice of internationally renowned tenor Joseph Calleja fills St George’s Square in Valletta on January 21. The short performance was filmed by Sky TV as part of a documentary about him. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiThe powerful, rich voice of internationally renowned tenor Joseph Calleja fills St George’s Square in Valletta on January 21. The short performance was filmed by Sky TV as part of a documentary about him. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

The powerful, rich voice of internationally renowned tenor Joseph Calleja fills St George’s Square in Valletta on January 21. The short performance was filmed by Sky TV as part of a documentary about him. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiThe powerful, rich voice of internationally renowned tenor Joseph Calleja fills St George’s Square in Valletta on January 21. The short performance was filmed by Sky TV as part of a documentary about him. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

The powerful, rich voice of internationally renowned tenor Joseph Calleja fills St George’s Square in Valletta on January 21. The short performance was filmed by Sky TV as part of a documentary about him. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiThe powerful, rich voice of internationally renowned tenor Joseph Calleja fills St George’s Square in Valletta on January 21. The short performance was filmed by Sky TV as part of a documentary about him. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

Members of the AFM prepare for inspection outside St John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta on January 16. Photo: Matthew MirabelliMembers of the AFM prepare for inspection outside St John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta on January 16. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

Army personal attend a mass at St John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta on January 16. The ceremony marks the deposition of the army’s old colours and sees the AFM’s blue standards, which are no longer in use, being presented to the Church to be placed alongside other old banners at the co-cathedral. Photo: Matthew MirabelliArmy personal attend a mass at St John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta on January 16. The ceremony marks the deposition of the army’s old colours and sees the AFM’s blue standards, which are no longer in use, being presented to the Church to be placed alongside other old banners at the co-cathedral. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

Army personal attend a mass at St John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta on January 16. The ceremony marks the deposition of the army’s old colours and sees the AFM’s blue standards, which are no longer in use, being presented to the Church to be placed alongside other old banners at the co-cathedral. Photo: Matthew MirabelliArmy personal attend a mass at St John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta on January 16. The ceremony marks the deposition of the army’s old colours and sees the AFM’s blue standards, which are no longer in use, being presented to the Church to be placed alongside other old banners at the co-cathedral. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

Apostolic Administrator Bishop Charles Scicluna delivers the final blessing during Mass at St John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta on January 16, marking the deposition of the army’s old colours. The ceremony sees the AFM’s blue standards, which are no longer in use, being presented to the Church to be placed alongside other old banners at the co-cathedral. Photo: Matthew MirabelliApostolic Administrator Bishop Charles Scicluna delivers the final blessing during Mass at St John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta on January 16, marking the deposition of the army’s old colours. The ceremony sees the AFM’s blue standards, which are no longer in use, being presented to the Church to be placed alongside other old banners at the co-cathedral. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

Two members of the AFM present the AFM’s blue standards to Apostolic Administrator Bishop Charles Scicluna at St John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta on January 16, The ceremony sees the AFM’s blue standards, which are no longer in use, being presented to the Church to be placed alongside other old banners at the co-cathedral. Photo: Matthew MirabelliTwo members of the AFM present the AFM’s blue standards to Apostolic Administrator Bishop Charles Scicluna at St John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta on January 16, The ceremony sees the AFM’s blue standards, which are no longer in use, being presented to the Church to be placed alongside other old banners at the co-cathedral. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

Two members of the AFM display the AFM’s blue standards at St John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta on January 16, The ceremony sees the AFM’s blue standards, which are no longer in use, being presented to the Church to be placed alongside other old banners at the co-cathedral. Photo: Matthew MirabelliTwo members of the AFM display the AFM’s blue standards at St John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta on January 16, The ceremony sees the AFM’s blue standards, which are no longer in use, being presented to the Church to be placed alongside other old banners at the co-cathedral. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

Books are seen at the Public Library in Floriana on January 19. Photo: Chris Sant FournierBooks are seen at the Public Library in Floriana on January 19. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

One of the documents of Bartholomeo Selvagii de Via, the very first notary of the Order of St John in Malta, whose works are to be restored through an Alfred Mizzi Foundation sponsorship announced on January 20. Photo: Jason BorgOne of the documents of Bartholomeo Selvagii de Via, the very first notary of the Order of St John in Malta, whose works are to be restored through an Alfred Mizzi Foundation sponsorship announced on January 20. Photo: Jason Borg

The works of the very first notary of the Order of St John in Malta are to be restored through an Alfred Mizzi Foundation sponsorship announced on January 20. Photo: Jason BorgThe works of the very first notary of the Order of St John in Malta are to be restored through an Alfred Mizzi Foundation sponsorship announced on January 20. Photo: Jason Borg

An invaluable document of Bartholomeo Selvagii de Via, the Order of St John’s notary from its time in Rhodes, being restored through an Alfred Mizzi Foundation sponsorship announced on January 20. Photo: Jason BorgAn invaluable document of Bartholomeo Selvagii de Via, the Order of St John’s notary from its time in Rhodes, being restored through an Alfred Mizzi Foundation sponsorship announced on January 20. Photo: Jason Borg

A document of Bartholomeo Selvagii de Via, the very first notary of the Order of St John in Malta, housed in the Notarial Archives and which are being restored through an Alfred Mizzi Foundation sponsorship announced on January 20. Photo: Jason BorgA document of Bartholomeo Selvagii de Via, the very first notary of the Order of St John in Malta, housed in the Notarial Archives and which are being restored through an Alfred Mizzi Foundation sponsorship announced on January 20. Photo: Jason Borg

The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra rehearses under the baton of Peter Stark at the Manoel Theatre in Valletta on January 16, as part of the Valletta International Baroque Festival 2015. Photo: Matthew MirabelliThe Malta Philharmonic Orchestra rehearses under the baton of Peter Stark at the Manoel Theatre in Valletta on January 16, as part of the Valletta International Baroque Festival 2015. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra rehearses under the baton of Peter Stark at the Manoel Theatre in Valletta on January 16, as part of the Valletta International Baroque Festival 2015. Photo: Matthew MirabelliThe Malta Philharmonic Orchestra rehearses under the baton of Peter Stark at the Manoel Theatre in Valletta on January 16, as part of the Valletta International Baroque Festival 2015. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra rehearses under the baton of Peter Stark at the Manoel Theatre in Valletta on January 16, as part of the Valletta International Baroque Festival 2015. Photo: Matthew MirabelliThe Malta Philharmonic Orchestra rehearses under the baton of Peter Stark at the Manoel Theatre in Valletta on January 16, as part of the Valletta International Baroque Festival 2015. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

Tourists look at the view of Grand Harbour from the Upper Barrakka Gardens in Valletta at sunset on January 21. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiTourists look at the view of Grand Harbour from the Upper Barrakka Gardens in Valletta at sunset on January 21. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

A cat stands guard at a restaurant in Valletta on January 20. Photo: Matthew MirabelliA cat stands guard at a restaurant in Valletta on January 20. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

A white wagtail goes for a stroll on the grass at the National Stadium in Ta’Qali on January 18. Photo: Matthew MirabelliA white wagtail goes for a stroll on the grass at the National Stadium in Ta’Qali on January 18. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

Luxol ladies basketball team hold on to the ball in the last session to win the Louis Borg Cup at the Basketball Pavilion in Ta’Qali on January 18. Photo: Matthew MirabelliLuxol ladies basketball team hold on to the ball in the last session to win the Louis Borg Cup at the Basketball Pavilion in Ta’Qali on January 18. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

An Andorran player shoots a free kick to score a goal at the Corradino sports complex on January 15. Malta lost 4-0. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaAn Andorran player shoots a free kick to score a goal at the Corradino sports complex on January 15. Malta lost 4-0. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

Moas founder Chris Catrambone (left) shows MEP Roberta Metsola and Nationalist MP Francis Zammit Dimech around the Phoenix on January 16. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaMoas founder Chris Catrambone (left) shows MEP Roberta Metsola and Nationalist MP Francis Zammit Dimech around the Phoenix on January 16. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

Father Alfred Vella blesses animals and their owners at the Valletta Waterfront on January 18. The occasion marks the feast of St Anthony the Abbot protector of livestock. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaFather Alfred Vella blesses animals and their owners at the Valletta Waterfront on January 18. The occasion marks the feast of St Anthony the Abbot protector of livestock. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

A lady plays her harp under the baton of Peter Stark at the Manoel Theatre in Valletta on January 16, as part of the Valletta International Baroque Festival 2015. Photo: Matthew MirabelliA lady plays her harp under the baton of Peter Stark at the Manoel Theatre in Valletta on January 16, as part of the Valletta International Baroque Festival 2015. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

Gunning for goal... Hibs striker Jorginho (centre in white) heads the ball during his side’s 4-0 victory over Balzan on January 18. Photo: Matthew MirabelliGunning for goal... Hibs striker Jorginho (centre in white) heads the ball during his side’s 4-0 victory over Balzan on January 18. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

Moas founder Chris Catrambone (right) shows MEP Roberta Metsola an infant bed in the clinic aboard the Phoenix on January 16. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaMoas founder Chris Catrambone (right) shows MEP Roberta Metsola an infant bed in the clinic aboard the Phoenix on January 16. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

Former Birdlife Malta president Joseph Mangion at the launch of the Anti spring hunting referendum campaign at St James Cavalier on January 17. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaFormer Birdlife Malta president Joseph Mangion at the launch of the Anti spring hunting referendum campaign at St James Cavalier on January 17. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

Two people listen to former Birdlife Malta president Joseph Mangion at the launch of the Anti spring hunting referendum campaign at St James Cavalier on January 17. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaTwo people listen to former Birdlife Malta president Joseph Mangion at the launch of the Anti spring hunting referendum campaign at St James Cavalier on January 17. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

Anti spring hunting Campaigners group up for a photo outside St James Cavalier in Valletta on January 17. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaAnti spring hunting Campaigners group up for a photo outside St James Cavalier in Valletta on January 17. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

A Chihuahua stares into the camera before being blessed at the Valletta Waterfront on January 18 to mark the occasion of the feast of St Anthony the Abbot protector of livestock. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaA Chihuahua stares into the camera before being blessed at the Valletta Waterfront on January 18 to mark the occasion of the feast of St Anthony the Abbot protector of livestock. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

Father Alfred Vella pets a Husky at the blessing of animals held at the Valletta Waterfront on January 18. The occasion marks the feast of St Anthony the Abbot protector of livestock. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaFather Alfred Vella pets a Husky at the blessing of animals held at the Valletta Waterfront on January 18. The occasion marks the feast of St Anthony the Abbot protector of livestock. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

A male blue rock thrush (merill, in Maltese) the national bird of Malta stands next to a bird feeder in Xewkija, Gozo on January 21. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaA male blue rock thrush (merill, in Maltese) the national bird of Malta stands next to a bird feeder in Xewkija, Gozo on January 21. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

A Female blue rock thrush (merill, in Maltese) the national bird of Malta enjoys a light snack out of a bird feeder in Xewkija on January 21. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaA Female blue rock thrush (merill, in Maltese) the national bird of Malta enjoys a light snack out of a bird feeder in Xewkija on January 21. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina