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6 maltatoday | SUNDAY • 30 OCTOBER 2022 NEWS JAMES DEBONO PLANS for the arts and culture community hub on the site of the government garage along Triq il-Biccerija in Marsa have been revised to include a num- ber of new facilities, including a 5D cinema with a 616-seat capacity, a band and dance re- hearsal studios, as well as a 638sq.m cafeteria. 5D theaters use seat effects and environmental effects to simulate lightning and thun- der, wind, frost, rain and snow, and explosion impact. In 2016, the Planning Au- thority had already approved the permit for the construc- tion of a Carnival Experience centre in the same 18,500sq.m site in Marsa, that will gather all those works related to car- nival, including the building of floats under one roof. The new plans still foresee a museum of carnival perform- ing arts, a parade ground pi- azza, interactive workshops, carnival costumes workshops and ancillary administration offices and facilities as well as an underground carpark over two levels. The new develop- ment will be constructed over 5 levels. The Planning Authority had originally approved a cultural hub which included perfor- mance space and rehearsal spaces for Maltese bands on a site in the Luqa industrial es- tate, which has now been ear- marked for a mosque and an Islamic center. Subsequently a decision was taken to incorpo- rate the rehearsal facilities in the cultural complex in Marsa. Festivals Malta instead allo- cated the Luqa site to the min- istry's Stores and Maintenance Division, downscaling plans to alter and existing warehouse, to instead provide staff rooms and ancillary facilities to the Islamic community. The Luqa plot will be en- trusted by way of a 'commoda- tum' (temporary possession) to Islamic Solidarity Malta, to continue exercising faith and socio-cultural activities after they vacate the Knights-era Ospizio in Haywharf, which has been used for prayers since 2016 and will form part of the Malta International Contem- porary Arts (MICAS) complex. Archaeological monitoring works on the site identified for the carnival hub have already resulted in the discovery of various rock-cut features in- cluding five rock-cut trench- graves. In its first reaction to the application the Superin- tendence for Cultural heritage warned that there is a "high risk" that excavations may un- cover more heritage features that may necessitate amend- ments to the proposed draw- ings. 5D cinema and band rehearsal centre included in Festivals Malta's project Marsa site will still accommodate a museum of carnival performing arts and workshops as foreseen in an application approved in 2016 Letter of Intention Mr Philippe Gatt, ID Card number 362074(M), declare his in- tention to register for an Employment Agency licence in accord- ance to article 23 of the Employment and Training Services Act, 1990 (Act XXVIII of 1990). The activities proposed to be carried out are the following: 1) Recruitment Consultancy. 2) Interviewing, selection and place- ments of candidates in employment. 3) Recruitment of persons from abroad to employment in Malta or in an EU member state. 4) Recruitment of persons in Malta for employment in Malta or in an EU member state. 5) Advertising of the filling of vacancies. 6) Keeping a register of applicants for employment. The Applicant Address. The Office Address of the premises at which the employment agency or employment business is to be carried out is: Quick Jobs Malta, Leopardi Buildings, Office No 7, Triq Tal-Balal, San Gwann.

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