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  • Youth spring festival

    ‘Charge – a youth spring festival’ is being held from Thursday to next Sunday by the Don Bosco oratory youth committee in collaboration with the EU Youth in Action programme. It starts with the opening of an art exhibition by young artists at the...

  • Pie raises €3,124 for Puttinu Cares

    Pie raises €3,124 for Puttinu Cares

    A total of €3,124 was raised in aid of Puttinu Cares from donations made by people visiting Arkadia commercial centre, Victoria, on Easter Saturday. As a token of appreciation they were given a slice of a huge Easter pie measuring eight by four...

  • Gaulitana festival events this week

    Four concerts will be held this week as part of the Gaulitana Festival. • Nicola Fairbairn on oboe and the Keats String Quartet from the UK will give a concert today at 7.30pm at St Augustine church, Victoria. • The same quartet will give a...

  • Gozo Easter festival

    Gozo Easter festival

    A Gozo Easter festival was held in Xagħra’s main square by the parish church and council. It included folk music, a musical play by Carmel Bajada with music by Ivan Attard, mimes by schoolchildren, an activity with the Risen Christ statue...

  • Victoria scouts camp

    Victoria scouts camp

    Around 110 cubs, scouts, ventures and their leaders held an Easter camp at Dwejra organised by Victoria Scout Group. They took part in Easter egg hunts, trekking hikes, games, open fire cooking and other activities.

  • Playfulness and geography

    Playfulness and geography

    Eleven University staff members, including Godfrey Baldacchino (standing, right) led a series of lectures, projects and outdoor games for 25 students from Malta, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands and the UK at the University’s Gozo campus in Xew...

  • Mega egg hunt

    Mega egg hunt

    Three thousand free chocolate eggs were waiting to be found a mega Easter egg hunt on Easter Sunday in Għajnsielem organised by Buzzy Kids Entertainment in collaboration with by the local council. Other children’s entertainment during the event...

  • Buckets full of sand

    Buckets full of sand

    An exhibition of oil on canvas paintings by Maria Cassar entitled Buckets Full of Sand is taking place at Art..e gallery, Victoria. It is open from Monday to Sunday from 9.30am to 12.15pm or by appointment by calling 9980 4774.

  • Easter Sunday celebrations in Gozo

    Easter Sunday celebrations in Gozo

    Easter celebrations in Gozo included processions with statues of the Risen Christ at the cathedral and in St George’s parish, Victoria, Xew­kija and Ker­ċem. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech led concelebrated pontifical Mass­es with the chapter and clergy...

  • Coming up

    • The Friends of the Sick and Elderly in Gozo is organising a charity sale today from 7.30am to 1pm at the football ground next to the main car park in Victoria. The fee is €10 per car space payable on the day. • Masses at Ta’ Pinu sanctuary will...

  • Collective art exhibition

    Collective art exhibition

    Gozitan artists Rachel Galea, Christopher Saliba, George Scicluna and Paul Stellini are displaying 12 paintings using different styles and media in a collective art exhibition at Vini e Ca­p­ricci Wines and Whims at Gozitano Agricultural Village,...

  • Children’s treat

    Children’s treat

    Animators dressed as Disney characters welcomed children who went to watch the films Night at the Museum 3: Secret of the Tomb and Tinkerbell and the Legend of the Neverbeast at Don Bosco oratory cinema on Children’s Cinema Day.

  • Gozo lace-making

    Gozo lace-making

    Exhibitions and demonstrations of Gozo lace and talks on lace-making were held at the 19th edition of the annual Gozo Lace Day at the University’s Gozo campus, Xewkija. The event was addressed by Joe Friggieri, campus administrator Joseph Calleja...

  • First night shelter for elderly

    First night shelter for elderly

    The first night shelter in Gozo has been launched at Dar Padova, Għajnsielem. The service will be provided by professional carers through an agreement between government and the Church. The shelter can cater for up to 13 people. Inaugurating the...

  • Screening of Simshar

    Screening of Simshar

    The Maltese film Simshar will be screened at the Don Bosco oratory cinema, Victoria, from tomorrow to Friday and next Sunday at 8pm. Key members of the cast and crew will be present during the screening on Tuesday, and there will be a question and...

  • Gozo Easter festival today

    A Gozo Easter festival will be held today at 4pm at Xagħra’s main square. Activities will include traditional food stalls, a kids’ area, train rides, folk groups, open-air theatre and a performance by Victory Band. Everyone is welcome.​

  • Class of 1980 reunion

    Class of 1980 reunion

    At a reunion of the class of 1980 who attended St Mary’s girls’ secondary school, Victoria, 100 ex-students jointly marked their 50th birthday. After attending Mass celebrated by Fr Anthony Borg and animated by Mario Caruana at John Paul II...

  • Underground emergency flour mill restored

    Underground emergency flour mill restored

    An underground emergency flour mill behind Mount Carmel church, Xlendi, has been restored on the initiative of Munxar council. It is the only underground mill in Gozo of the eight built in the Maltese islands in 1954-1955 by the British colonial...

  • Creative alley names in San Lawrenz

    Creative alley names in San Lawrenz

    The name signs of 14 alleys in San Lawrenz have been transformed into colourful mosaic artworks created by Gozitan artist Mary Portelli. The artworks are part of a partially-EU funded project to embellish the village square and alleys.

  • Botanical garden in Kerċem

    Botanical garden in Kerċem

    A €300,000 botanical garden co-financed by European funds has been set up at Ħorġ Street, Kerċem, by the local council. It was inaugurated by Gozo Minister Anton Refalo.

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