It was written by Pietru Caxaro in the 1480s.
Students on the course MAL2024 Ix-Xhieda tal-Malti Miktub led by Olvin Vella, conducted a series of video interviews about Il-Kantilena in 2012.
The students involves in this project included: Axisa Farrell Deborah, Bilocca Mandy, Bugeja Semira, Cauchi Jessica Judith, Fenech Conrad, Gaffarena Purkiss Stephanie, Mallia Gabriella, Mifsud Kristen, Mifsud Steven, Saliba Ramona, Sammut Maria Kristina, Simiana Maria, Sultana Jessica, Vassallo Annalise, Vassallo Yanica and Zammit Elaine.
The researchers and academics interviewed for this project are: Joan Abela, Anna Borg Cardona, Joseph Brincat, Carmel Cassar, Arnold Cassola, Charles Dalli, Stanley Fiorini, Oliver Friggieri, Bernard Micallef, Manwel Mifsud, Mark Montebello, Joanne Sciberras, Cora Vella, Olvin Vella, and Martin Zammit.
Nadine Genovese photographed the document for this project.