Robert Cefai served in the British Army and later in the
Armed Forces of Malta before resigning in1981 to take up the post as Cultural
organizer in the Ministry Of Culture.
On the twenty three years that he served as Culture
Organizer his duties included the organization of many Cultural Activities including The Malta
Jazz Festival and was also the Secretary of The Song Festival Board organizing the Song For Europe Festival
for eighteen consecutive years, which
saw Malta achieving prestigious placing.
Together with Mr. Norman Hamilton he organized the very first
"International Festival of Maltese Song" in the year 1981. And from tah on was
involved in many other Festivals.
He accompanied many Maltese artists abroad and served in many
juries both locally and in International festivals.
He is the Secretary of the song festival board organizing the
"Malta International TV Song Festival"
In July, 2009 he was elected the first Secretary General of
the newly formed organization. "World Association of Festivals and Artists.