Thanks to RPL’s significant contacts in the entertainment world, a cooperation was established with Italy’s foremost satellite fashion channel TV Moda to organise Malta’s first-ever Malta International Fashion Show “ Passion for Fashion” on Manoel Island. This extravagant open-air spectacle saw Italy’s best designer clothing worn by some of the world’s most beautiful professional models. Italian celebrity personality Jo Squillo hosted the evening event. The designers were Giorgio Armani, Versace, Valentino, Roberto Cavalli, Gianfranco Ferre’, Salvatore Ferragamo, Laura Biaggiotti, Cerruti, Blumarine, La Perla and from Malta Charles and Ron. It was a true magical evening of class, beauty and sophistication in a magnificent historical setting guest singers for the occasion were Wintermoods and Ira Losco. The evening was televised numerous times on TV MODA channel. A reportage on this event was also screened on Rai 1, Rete 4 and La 7.