36th Ceremony of Investiture of the Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Knights of Malta (KMFAP) between 1-4 November 2018 in Valletta, Malta – Part 3
 
Gala Banquet following the Investiture of Knights of Saint John of Jerusalem (KMFAP) in Malta According to the traditions – following the solemn investiture of the Knights of Saint John (Knights of Malta) and the Knights of the Sovereign Order of Cyprus held on the 3rd November 2018 at the extraordinary La Valette Hall of the Mediterranean Conference Centre (MCC), the former Sacra Infermeria in Valletta (Malta) – the participants representing 35 countries from 4 continents proceeded to the Gala Banquet.

36th Ceremony of Investiture of the Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Knights of Malta (KMFAP) between 1-4 November 2018 in Valletta, Malta – Part 2
 
It was an enormous pleasure and honour that after many years of pause we returned to Malta and a Solemn Ceremony of Investiture of the Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Knights of Malta was held in Valletta – the European Capital of Culture 2018 (Malta) – between the 1st – 4th of November 2018.

“Scars of Memory” sculpture by Sir Júlio Quaresma, Grand Cross Knight of KMFAP
 
The artwork of our Ambassador, the reputed Portuguese-Angolan architect and plastic artist, Sir Júlio Quaresma, Grand Cross Knight of the Sovereign Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, Knights of Malta (KMFAP) is on display in Casino do Estoril garden.

Maltese Memorial Stamp
 
The MaltaPost issued a series of commemorative stamps on the occasion of the Ceremony of Investiture of the Sovereign Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, Knights of Malta (KMFAP), held in Valletta on the 3rd November 2018, part of that series was also stamped with first-day stamping by the Post Office.

36th Ceremony of Investiture of the Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Knights of Malta (KMFAP) between 1-4 November 2018 in Valletta, Malta – Part 1
 
After many years of pause a Solemn Ceremony of Investiture of the Sovereign Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, Knights of Malta (KMFAP) was held in Valletta – the European Capital of Culture 2018 (Malta) between 1st – 4th November 2018.

Ármin Vámbéry Statue Unveiling in Dunajska Streda (Slovakia) attended by the Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem (KMFAP)
 
A very heartfelt ceremony took place in Dunajska Streda (Slovakia) on the 8th November 2018: the official unveiling of a wonderful statue of Ármin Vámbéry, Hungarian scientist, courageous traveller and famed Orientalist.

35th Ceremony of Investiture of the Knights of Malta (KMFAP) between 15-16 June 2018 in Château Bela, Slovakia
 
Between the 15-16 June 2018 a solemn investiture of the Sovereign Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, Knights of Malta, Federation of the Autonomous Priories (KMFAP) was held in the beautiful Chateau Belá, in Slovakia, co-organised by the Hungarian and the Slovak Grand Priories. It was the 14th time that the Order had its knighting ceremony in the “Most Romantic Chateau of Europe” (2013), attended by postulants and guests coming from 25 countries of 4 continents.