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  • Mosaics installed at Ta’ Pinu

    Mosaics installed at Ta’ Pinu

    A mosaic of Our Lady presenting Jesus (right), created by Fr Marko Rupnik, a member of the Society of Jesus and director of Centro Aletti in Rome, has been installed above the main door of Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary. Two other mosaic works showing St John...

  • Gozitan 6th form is first school to visit the new parliament building

    Gozitan 6th form is first school to visit the new parliament building

    A group of 31 students from Sir Michelangelo Refalo sixth form, Victoria, became the first school to visit the new parliament building in Valletta. Speaker Anglu Farrugia spoke about the building’s unique features, Parliament’s functions and its...

  • Book signing

    Book signing

    President Emeritus Ugo Mifsud Bonnici (left) pictured with magistrate Paul Coppini after signing a copy of his autobiography, Konvinzjoni u Esperjenza, at Circle A at Arcadia shopping centre, Victoria.

  • Rigoletto at Aurora

    A full-scale production of Verdi’s Rigoletto will be staged on Friday at 8pm at the Aurora Theatre, Victoria. It is produced by Enrico Castiglione and features international artists and the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra directed by Colin Attard. A...

  • Mayors take oath

    Mayors take oath

    Following the local council elections held last month, newly-elected mayors and vice mayors took their oath to assume their respective responsibilities during a ceremony at the Banca Giuratale, Victoria, seat of the Gozo regional committee. The...

  • Victoria student exchange

    Victoria student exchange

    Pupils from a school in Tolfa, Italy, accom­panied by their teachers, visi­ted the island as part of a student ex­change with Gozo College primary school, Victoria. The visit will be reciprocated by a group of Gozitan pupils in June. The student...

  • Walk for water

    Walk for water

    Walk for Water, an annual event by the Ekoskola committee of Gozo College’s secondary school, Victoria, was held to highlight the importance of fresh water and to promote sustainable management of fresh water resources. During the walk, the...

  • Coming up

    • A car boot sale in aid of Arka Foundation is taking place today from 7am onwards at the Marsalforn car park. • Masses at Ta’ Pinu sanctuary will be said today at 6.15, 8.30, 10 and 11.15am and 5pm, followed by the rosary and eucharistic...

  • St John Bosco relics in Gozo

    The relics of St John Bosco, patron saint of children and youths, will be brought to Gozo from Turin next Sunday on the occasion of the bicentenary of the saint’s birth. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will welcome the relics in Republic Street, Victoria...

  • Pupils’ celebration day

    Pupils’ celebration day

    The 353 children at Gozo College primary school, Victoria, took part in the musical Moving On held at the Aurora Theatre, Victoria, as part of the school’s annual celebration day. College principal Victor Galea and Parliamentary Secretary Justyne...

  • Fireworks manufacturers’ exhibition

    Fireworks manufacturers’ exhibition

    An exhibition on fireworks and festas is being held at the Gozo Ministry hall, Victoria, by Vampa Organisation, a sub-committee of Leone Philharmonic Society that manufactures some of the fireworks for the feast of St Mary celebrated in Gozo on...

  • Għajnsielem thanksgiving Mass

    Għajnsielem thanksgiving Mass

    Għajnsielem parish priest Frankie Bajada celebrated a thanksgiving Mass at the parish church to mark the beginning of the eighth legislature of the village’s local council.

  • Michael Sanders artworks

    Michael Sanders artworks

    Some of the best artworks in various mediums by Michael Sanders, former president of the Society for All Artists, who died tragically in 2014, are being exhibited at Il-Ħaġar museum, St George’s Square, Victoria. The museum is open every day from...

  • Students celebrate Europe Day

    Students celebrate Europe Day

    ‘Languages – a road to opportunities’ was the theme of an activity held at Villa Rundle Gardens, Victoria, to kick off the celebration of Europe Day. All Form 2 Gozitan students attended the event which was organised by Europe Direct Information...

  • Fun walk raises €4,000 for Puttinu

    Fun walk raises €4,000 for Puttinu

    An estimated €4,000 was raised for Puttinu Cares by Gozo General Hospital employees and their families and friends in the fifth edition of the annual fun walk held by the hospital employees’ social, cultural and educational committee, in...

  • Victoria scouts’ charity car wash

    Victoria scouts’ charity car wash

    A car wash held by Victoria Scout Group in aid of the Arka and the Oasi foundations raised €1,600. Scouts, their parents and volunteers from the two organisations took part in the event. The scout group organises the car wash every year for local...

  • Anglicans mark 10th anniversary

    Anglicans mark 10th anniversary

    The Anglican chaplaincy of Our Lady and St George celebrated its 10th anniversary with a solemn liturgy at St George’s basilica, Victoria, led by Rev. Simon Godfrey, chancellor of St Paul’s Anglican Pro-Cathedral, Valletta. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech...

  • Coming up

    • A charity fair organised by the Friends of the Sick and Elderly is taking place today from 7.30am to 1pm at the football ground in Victoria adjacent to the main parking area. A donation of €10 is requested from anyone wishing to sell items at...

  • Plays with a twist

    Plays with a twist

    Year 8 school girls from Gozo College Secondary School performed in five short plays with a twist that they wrote themselves based on popular fairy tales.

  • Gozo diocese appointments

    Gozo diocese appointments

    Canon Tarcisio Camilleri has been appointed as the new vicar general of the Gozo diocese and Fr Michael Curmi from Xagħra has been named as the new parish priest of Sannat. Curmi (left) and Camilleri are seen flanking Gozo bishop Mario Grech...

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