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  • Pupils’ pilgrimage to Ta’ Pinu

    Pupils’ pilgrimage to Ta’ Pinu

    About 600 pupils from Gozo Church primary schools took part in a Lenten pilgrimage to Our Lady of Ta’ Pinu sanctuary. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech celebrated an animated Mass and Bishop’s Conservatory Primary School head Carmel Gauci led prayers and...

  • Last Supper display at Nadur MUSEUM

    Last Supper display at Nadur MUSEUM

    A Last Supper display is being held at the MUSEUM males section in San Ġorġ Preca Street, Nadur. The display, changed every year, enables visitors to experience this solemn moment in the life of Christ in an ambience reminiscent of the times. It...

  • Blessing of crucifixes

    Blessing of crucifixes

    A ceremony of the blessing of crucifixes for children was held at St Anthony church, Għajnsielem, as part of the services connected with Good Friday.

  • Statue centenary

    Statue centenary

    Xagħra parish church is marking the centenary of its acquisition of the papier mâché statue of the biblical figure of Veronica, which was created by Lecce sculptor Luigi Guacci.

  • Passion exhibition

    Passion exhibition

    An exhibition featuring episodes related to the Passion of the Lord is being held in a hall next to St Francis church, Victoria.

  • Oasi family fest

    Oasi family fest

    About 600 people participated in the first Oasi Family Fest. The activities included a walk and run from the Oasi centre, Victoria, to Ta’ Xħajma racetrack, an artisan market, train rides, Shetland pony rides, and fun games for children. It was...

  • Vintage motors festival

    Vintage motors festival

    A vintage motors festival was held in Gozo by the Federazzjoni Maltija Vetturi Antiki during which old cars and motorcycles were displayed in various squares across the island. The event was supported by the Gozo Ministry in collaboration with...

  • Għajnsielem belvedere revamped

    Għajnsielem belvedere revamped

    The belvedere in Ħamri Street, Għajnsielem, has been revamped by the local council with support from the Malta Environment and Planning Authority’s Urban Improvement Fund. The new belvedere was inaugurated by Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and...

  • Inter-schools tournament

    Inter-schools tournament

    An inter-schools tournament was held at between students from Sir Mikiel Ang Refalo Sixth Form, Victoria, the Junior College, Msida, and Mcast students from Malta and Gozo. Handball, basketball and table-tennis games were held at the Gozo Sports...

  • Art exhibitions (1)

    Art exhibitions (1)

    Vitae, an exhibition of 30 works of art in different me­dia by Mario Agius from Xagħra opens today at the Gozo Seminary main hall. The ex­hibi­tion runs until next Sunday. Agius de­picts his themes by chipping away different an­gles from cut tree...

  • Art exhibitions (2)

    Art exhibitions (2)

    Paul Camilleri Cauchi is exhibiting 33 paintings using different media and on diverse subjects at the Banca Giura­tale, Victoria, during office hours up to April 8. Today and next Sunday, visiting hours are from 9am to noon, and on Maunday...

  • Coming up

    • A Way of the Cross from Ta’ Pinu sanctuary to Għammar Hill will be held today at 3.30pm. • Holy Week functions at Ta’ Pinu sanctuary will include the solemn celebration of the Last Supper on Maundy Thursday at 6.30pm and the commemoration of the...

  • 6,590 meals-on-wheels delivered in Gozo last year

    6,590 meals-on-wheels delivered in Gozo last year

    Last year the Friends of the Sick and the Elderly in Gozo (FSEG) delivered 6,590 meals-on-wheels to house­bound elderly. It also donated two patient-transfer boards and a pulse carbon monoxide oximeter to the Gozo General Hospital. This was...

  • St Francis church to host concert of sacred music

    The second edition of the Mater Dolorosa sacred music concert will be held today at 6pm at St Francis church, Victoria, by Santa Ċeċilja Foundation AD 2013. It will feature compositions by composers such as Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Albinoni...

  • Għarb church extension

    Għarb church extension

    Works are currently under way to enlarge Għarb parish church’s presbytery. It will include a new altar designed by Manuel Farrugia clad in Carrara marble from Italy . The works were approved by the Gozo Curia Art Commission.

  • Football is for girls too

    Football is for girls too

    Two referees from the Malta Football Association visited Gozo College’s Għarb primary school as part of a campaign to encourage more girls to practise football. After a presentation and discussion on the game, a training session was held in the...

  • Gospel choir concert

    Gospel choir concert

    The Gozo Christian Music Festival organised by the Don Bosco Oratory ended with a concert by Animae Gospel Choir. Led by Pamela Bezzina, the choir gave a 90-minute concert of gospel and Christian music. The concert, one of several events held to...

  • Nadur square embellishment

    Nadur square embellishment

    Embellishment and paving works in St Peter and St Paul Square, Nadur, are expected to be completed by the end of May. The €500,000 project, co-funded by the EU and the local council, are being carried out by Xmun Projects Ltd under the supervision...

  • Baking figolli for charity

    Baking figolli for charity

    An Easter sweets bazaar in aid of the restoration of Xagħra basilica is open near the church all day today and during the week. Photo shows volunteers at the Xagħra parish centre preparing figolli and other Easter sweets for the bazaar.

  • NSTF Science Days

    NSTF Science Days

    Over 800 students visited NSTF Science Days in Gozo. The science outreach event included interactive sessions with local and foreign science communicators, hands-on ex­peri­ments and exhibitions of students’ science projects. This event ended with...

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