In 2020, Lovin Malta released some ground-breaking videos, from documentaries to mini-features and even a few series on subjects like food, politics and more.
Some were funny, some were serious and some were a mix of the two – but they all had us watching on the edge of our seats.
From Moneyval to Lassana Cisse, here are Lovin Malta’s 12 most-watched videos of 2020.
12. Asking MPs If They’ve Ever Smoked Weed – 127k views
On their first day back at work, we asked Malta’s MPs one burning question – ‘have you ever smoked weed?’
11. Lovin Malta Meets Prison Director Col. Alex Dalli – 129k views
A lot has been said about the major changes that swept through Corradino Correctional Facilities since Col. Alexander Dalli took over two years ago… for better or for worse.
Lovin Malta sat down with Dalli for an exclusive video interview from his office in Kordin to find out more about his regimented vision for Malta’s prisoners and his strict approach to punishment and rehabilitation.
10. L-Assedju Fuq id-Demokrazija Maltija – 130k views
Jon Mallia explains the urgent need for Europol JIT in Malta in the face of the largest democratic crisis of our time.
9. ADHD Awareness Month – 132k views
For ADHD awareness month Jon Mallia and Matt talked about the condition which affects so many Maltese families.
8. Kamra tal-Periti: Construction Reform – 138k views
Malta’s construction industry is in dire need of reform and the Kamra tal-Periti is stepping in to propose some much-needed alignment, responsibility and accountability in the sector, so what better time to break it all down?
7. Black Lives Matter protest in Valletta – 151k views
It gave a unique insight into Malta’s debate on free speech with several activists on both sides of the divide subject to hate speech complaints.
6. This is what a COVID-19 test looks like in Malta – 152k views
Lovin Malta’s own Rumen Alexandrov needed to get tested for COVID-19. Here’s what happened next…
5. Sliema’s Bob The Cat – 154k views
Introducing (not that he needs any introduction) Bob, Sliema’s furriest celeb!
4. Lassana: A Lovin Malta Documentary – 162k views
Lassana Cisse was murdered in April 2019, sparking a wider discussion on the racially-motivated nature of the crime and racism in Malta.
This is his story.
3. Lovin Malta Meets: Adrian Zammit – 210k views
Our very own Jon Mallia from Kaxxaturi and Johnathan Cilia from Lovin Eats sat down with the man, the legend, the one and only Adrian Zammit (and his dogs of course).
2. A Shout-Out To The People On The Frontline Of Malta’s Coronavirus Crisis – 267k views
When Malta was still coming to grips with the COVID-19 pandemic, Lovin Malta and everyone on the island issued a thank you to all front liners for everything they do.
1. Il-Kriżi tal-Moneyval – 389k views
Kaxxaturi took on a crisis still looming over the island… and we’re not talking about COVID-19.
Malta is facing greylisting over its enforcement of money laundering and wider corruption issues.
The final Moneyval test has been delayed to next year. Make sure you watch this video to understand what could be the biggest issue in 2021.
What was your favourite Lovin Malta video of 2020?