• Police memorial ceremony

    Police memorial ceremony

    The police force remembered its deceased members last Sunday with a memorial service at Santa Marija Cemetery chapel, Victoria, and at the force’s graves.

  • Ordination anniversary

    Ordination anniversary

    Former Xagħra parish priest Eucharist Sultana marked the golden jubilee of his priestly ordination with a concelebrated Mass at Xagħra parish church. Two bishops from the village, Mgr Joe Bonello and Mgr George Bugeja, also attended. Mgr Carmelo...

  • Seminar, exhibition on local bands

    Seminar, exhibition on local bands

    ‘Exploring the traditional and artistic contribution of local bands’ was the theme of a seminar chaired by Joseph Vella at the Gozo Ministry, Victoria. It was followed by the opening of an exhibition on the same topic at the Astra Theatre by Gozo...

  • Cemetery chapel restored

    Cemetery chapel restored

    Maintenance works have been undertaken at the Victoria cemetery chapel by employees of the Gozo Ministry restoration division.

  • Metal art exhibition

    Metal art exhibition

    Metal art by seven artists from Haiti and Gozo are being exhibited at designer clothing boutique Lazuli Art, St George’s Square, Victoria, on Fridays from 4 to 7pm, Saturdays from 10am to 2pm and Sundays from 10am to 1pm, until December 6. The...

  • Meeting on disability issues

    Meeting on disability issues

    At a consultation meeting on disability issues, Parliamentary Secretary Justyne Caruana said the learning hub for people with disability and the community home will be opened by the end of the year. Other topics discussed were the law on...

  • Julian’s uncool life

    A matinee show of a play entitled Il-Ħajja Xejn Cool ta’ Teenager Jismu Julian will be staged for students on Thursday at Aurora Theatre, Victoria. There will be another show for the public on Saturday at 8pm. The play is co-produced by Studio 18...

  • Promoting Gozo tourism

    Promoting Gozo tourism

    A total of €210,000 was spent promoting Gozo via publications, TV spots, articles, blogs and the setting up of a booking portal as part of a project entitled ‘Island of Gozo: A unique destination for all’. The project included drafting a marketing...

  • Peace donkey exhibition

    Peace donkey exhibition

    The Mediterranean Peace Donkey exhibition opened as part of the Mdina Cathedral Art Biennale at the Cathedral Museum, Palazzo de Piro and Vilhena Palace, Mdina. It comprises 21 life-size fibreglass donkeys sculpted by Egyptian artist Reda Abdel...

  • French tricolor on Aurora

    French tricolor on Aurora

    Aurora Opera House expressed its sympathy to the French people following the Paris terrorist attacks by lighting its façade with the French tricolor.

  • Nadur square embellished

    Nadur square embellished

    The Gozo Youth Wind Band, accompanied by singers Chiara and Ludwig Galea, performed at a concert to mark the inauguration of the embellished St Peter and St Paul Square, Nadur. The project, which was 80 per cent financed by the EU, was inaugurated...

  • Upcoming events

    • As part of the concluding events of the bicentenary year of St John Bosco’s birth, Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will inaugurate a monument of the saint in front of Don Bosco Oratory Chapel today at 11am. The statue by artist John Grima is a replica...

  • Students fundraising for Uganda education project

    A stall selling products made from old jeans material by the students from the Bishop’s Conservatory Secondary School will be set up on Saturday from 8am to 8pm at Arkadia shopping complex, Victoria. Funds raised from the sales will be used to...

  • Places exhibition

    Places exhibition

    Gozitan artists Christopher Saliba and Paul Stellini exhibited 16 of their latest paintings of Gozitan landscapes in an exhibition entitled Places at the Banca Giuratale, Victoria. The artists, known for their versatility in figurative and...

  • Christmas art exhibition

    Christmas art exhibition

    President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca opened an art exhibition entitled Ġej il-Milied (Christmas is coming), comprising paintings by various artists. It is open at Karmni Grima Museum, Għarb Street, Għarb, from Tuesday to Saturday from 9am to 4pm,...

  • Ex-bank staff reunion

    Ex-bank staff reunion

    Former staff of Barclays and Mid-Med banks who worked in Gozo organised a reunion, with some even coming from Australia and Germany. It started with Mass at St Augustine Church, Victoria, for the repose of deceased colleagues, followed by a...

  • ‘Biblical garden’ at Ta’ Pinu

    ‘Biblical garden’ at Ta’ Pinu

    A biblical garden – comprising 42 carob, pomegranate and fig trees that are mentioned in the Bible – has been planted near the fourth station of the Way of the Cross on Għammar Hill, opposite Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary. The garden was set up part of a...

  • Conference on mental health of adolescents

    Conference on mental health of adolescents

    Youths’ place in today’s family, self-harm, eating disorders, cyber crime and use of illicit substances were among the topics discussed at a seminar on adolescent mental health in Gozo. Entitled Iż-Żgħazagħ – ir-realtà attwali (Youths – current...

  • Remembrance Day

    Remembrance Day

    Remembrance Day was commemorated last Sunday with the laying of wreaths at the foot of the war monument in Independence Square, Victoria, and the playing of the Last Post and the Reveille. Gozo Minister Anton Refalo presided over the ceremony.

  • New Xewkija archpriest installed

    New Xewkija archpriest installed

    Xewkija’s new archpriest Daniel Xerri was installed last Sunday. He was escorted to the parish church in a processional march accompanied by Precursor Band of Xewkija and Victory Band of Xagħra, where a short ceremony was held on the church...