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  • 600 athletes participate in Gozo half marathon

    600 athletes participate in Gozo half marathon

    Over 600 athletes took part in the 41st edition of the Teamsport Gozo Half Marathon last Sunday. Foreign participants came from 32 countries, including other EU member states, the US, Australia, South America and Asia. Steve Chetcuti won the...

  • Enterprising school project

    Enterprising school project

    A Young Entrepreneur Challenge was held at Gozo College Boys’ Secondary School, Victoria, during which groups of students formed companies and gave a service to the school community. The activity was the conclusion of a two-year Erasmusplus and...

  • Singer visits school

    Singer visits school

    On the occasion of World Book Day, singer Federica Falzon (centre) visited Gozo College Primary School, Victoria, and spoke to the pupils about her book Għaziza 2014 during a morning assembly. She also took part in a question and answer session...

  • Nadur youths’ car wash

    Nadur youths’ car wash

    Nadur Teen and Youth Centre held a fundraising car wash last Sunday. The event also gave the older teens an opportunity to practise their leadership skills by having to organise younger members to wash cars as a team.

  • Choir performance

    Choir performance

    Lichfield Cathedral Choir was invited by Għajnsielem local council and the John Paul II Foundation to take part in celebrations marking the 10th anniversary since the erection of the monument in Victoria in memory of the Pope’s visit to Gozo. The...

  • Forthcoming social activities

    • Għaqda Armar Diċembru 13 is holding a sale of local and imported flowers and plants in St Peter and St Paul Square, Nadur, from Friday to next Sunday. • Arka Foundation is holding a fundraising car boot sale today from 7am onwards at...

  • Għar Ilma restored

    Għar Ilma restored

    A system of water canals at Għar Ilma, limits of Kerċem, built in the 1880s by the British to supply water to the aqueduct from Santa Luċija to Victoria, have been restored by the Santa Luċija administrative council. The work was financed by the...

  • Vintage and classic car tour

    Vintage and classic car tour

    Last Sunday a vintage and classic car tour was held in Gozo by the Federazzjoni Maltija Vetturi Antiki. A wide range of vehicles dating from the 1920s to the late 1970s took part in the event. Photo on the left shows Daniel Scicluna and his son...

  • Festabbatini at Ta’ Pinu

    Festabbatini at Ta’ Pinu

    The themes of religious vocations and catechism were addressed at an activity called Festabbatini held by the Gozo diocese last Sunday for altar servers and their families in front of Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary. The event, which included games led by...

  • Upcoming events

    • A charity sale will be held at the football ground near Victoria bus station today from 7.30am to 1pm by Friends of the Sick and Elderly. Sellers pay €10 per car space on the day. For enquiries call 2155 1180. • Kung Fu Panda 3 (U) will be...

  • New San Ġorġ Preca statue

    New San Ġorġ Preca statue

    A life-size bronze statue of San Ġorġ Preca is to be placed in a niche in the facade of St James Church at Independence Square, Victoria, on May 6. The statue, created by Manwel Farrugia from Victoria, was cast at Domus Dei foundry in Rome, and is...

  • Exhibition

    Exhibition

    Gozitan artist George Scicluna’s latest exhibition, entitled Memories of Gozo, is being hosted at the Gozo Ministry exhibition hall, St Francis Square, Victoria, until Saturday.

  • Church bells restoration

    Church bells restoration

    Three of the five bells of Nadur parish church were lowered from the north clock belfry to undergo conservation and restoration. The oldest of the bells, known as Tal-Quddies, and the third largest in size, was made by Aloysio Bouchet in 1747. The...

  • Autism Awareness Day

    Autism Awareness Day

    The 384 pupils at Gozo College primary school, Victoria, attended a morning assembly at Don Bosco Oratory hall to mark Autism Awareness Day. The activity was addressed by Valerie Brincat, a mother of three autistic children, and Parliamentary...

  • Holy Name Society congress

    Holy Name Society congress

    The Holy Name Society in Gozo concluded its 53rd congress at St Peter and St Paul Basilica, Nadur. It was addressed by archpriest Jimmy Xerri, Gozo and national chaplains Mgr Eucharist Sultana and Fr Tonio Mallia Milanes and Gozo Bishop Mario Grech.

  • Upcoming events

    • A traditional fair, known as Il-Fiera tad-Dwejra, will be held today from 11am onwards at Dwejra Bay, l/o San Lawrenz. • The Gozo Motocross Championship 2015/16 quarter finals will take place today at Ta’ Xħajma racetrack at 1pm. • Point Break...

  • Creative day on clay

    Creative day on clay

    Clay was the theme of Heritage Malta educational activity for children aged six to 10. At the Gozo Museum of Archaeology in the Citadel the children were shown ancient pots and bowls made of fired clay, and from the top of the Citadel bastions...

  • First Health Fest in Gozo

    First Health Fest in Gozo

    Health Fest, an annual activity to promote healthy living and make the public more aware of health risks and ways to prevent illness, was held in Gozo for the first time at Arkadia shopping centre, Victoria. The event was organised by the Standing...

  • Spanish Ambassador’s visit

    Spanish Ambassador’s visit

    Spanish Ambassador Josep Maria Pons Irazazábal (second from left) watches student Ilena Buttigieg and other Year 7 students perform four short plays about Spanish painters, food, cities and Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra during a...

  • Exhibition

    Exhibition

    An exhibition of 28 paintings on religious themes by various artists in different styles and media is being hosted by Dar Karmni Grima Museum, Għarb. The exhibition, entitled Misericordiae Vultus, is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 9am to 4 pm...

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