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  • Mcast Gozo invites fifth formers

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology’s Gozo campus will hold open days for fifth form students on Thursday and Friday. The campus at J.F. De Chambray Street, Għajnsielem, will also be open to the public on Saturday from 4 to 8pm.

  • Firm sponsors Xagħra United

    Firm sponsors Xagħra United

    Second division football team Xagħra United Football Club is being sponsored by Vini e Capricci for the 2014-2015 season.

  • Pupils’ hands-on maths and science activities at Villa Rundle Gardens

    Pupils’ hands-on maths and science activities at Villa Rundle Gardens

    A series of activities aimed at making maths and science more popular among Year 4 pupils in primary schools was held at Villa Rundle Gardens, Victoria. Entitled X’hemm il-Ġnien, the aim was to engage students in hands-on mathematical and...

  • National archives exhibition to mark Gozo anniversaries

    National archives exhibition to mark Gozo anniversaries

    An exhibition entitled Gozo Anniversaries is taking place at Gozo’s national archives. It commemorates the archives’ inauguration 25 years ago and other important anniversaries related to the island being celebrated this year. The exhibition will...

  • Musical celebration of St Cecilia’s feast

    Musical celebration of St Cecilia’s feast

    A programme of singing, music and poetry readings was organised by Wirt Għawdex at St Cecilia chapel, l/o Għajnsielem, to celebrate the feast of St Cecilia, patron saint of music. This yearly event is also used as a platform to showcase upcoming...

  • Coming up

    • Fontana marks the feast of St Andrew the Apostle today at 3.45pm with a concelebrated Mass led by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech. A procession with the saint’s statue starts at 4.45pm. The Precursor Band will take part in the march, which will be led...

  • Deceased members of Gozitan police force remembered

    Deceased members of Gozitan police force remembered

    A Mass was held last Sunday at Santa Marija Cemetery chapel, Victoria, in memory of deceased members of the police force. It was celebrated by Gozo police chaplain Emanuel Curmi assisted by general chaplain Raymond Bonnici. Among those attending...

  • Traditional meal at San Lawrenz

    Traditional meal at San Lawrenz

    A traditional three-course meal was served at Dun Salv Portelli primary school, San Lawrenz, organised by the Cangura Folk Group, accompanied by live entertainment by Ta’ Verna Folk Band. Among the home-cooked delicacies were vegetable soup...

  • GPS exhibition

    GPS exhibition

    The 15th Gozo Philatelic Society exhibition was held at the Gozo Ministry, Victoria. Junior and senior members exhibited a wide range of stamps and other philatelic material, including rare and unusual items. The society’s revamped website...

  • Education and culture centre at Lunzjata Valley

    Education and culture centre at Lunzjata Valley

    An education, science and culture centre has been set up at Dar il-Lunzjata in the picturesque Lunzjata Valley between Victoria and Kercem. It was set up by the Unesco Office in collaboration with the Gozo College. The Gozo Ministry provided the...

  • Pillow Talk project

    Pillow Talk project

    A headboard that has been turned into a work of art was presented to Gozo General Hospital’s chemo ward by Europa Donna Gozo Group as part of the Pillow Talk project. The artwork, created by Abi McLeod Clark (second from left) and Emma Morgan...

  • Pupils release balloons to mark Diabetes Day

    Pupils release balloons to mark Diabetes Day

    To celebrate World Diabetes Day, children at the Gozo College Rabat primary school came to school dressed in blue, and each child was given a helium-filled blue balloon. School head Lelio Spiteri and Gozo General Hospital CEO Nadine Delicata...

  • Annual military vehicles show

    Annual military vehicles show

    Members of the Military Vehicles Collector Club, Malta Amateur Radio League and Gozo Scale Modellers Club participated in the annual military vehicles show at St Peter and St Paul Square, Nadur. It was organised by the Military Vehicles Club Gozo...

  • Children’s day in Gozo

    Children’s day in Gozo

    Various fun activities were held at Xħajma Racetrack last Sunday to celebrate World Children’s Day. They included pony rides, Shetland pony races, a mega slide, a bouncy castle, go carts, a bungee run, glitter tattoos and animation activities. The...

  • Coming up

    • A ceremony will be held to celebrate the feast of Christ the King today at 4.30pm in front of the Sacred Heart Seminary, Victoria. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will deliver a message. • Masses at Ta’ Pinu sanctuary will be said today at 6.15, 8.30,...

  • Fundraising concert at Ta’ Pinu

    A fundraising concert will be held at Ta’ Pinu sanctuary today at 6pm. It will feature two Gozitan musicians, Jason Camilleri on trumpet and Amy Rapa on the organ, joined by British musician Paul Thomas also on trumpet. They will perform musical...

  • Conference on mental health

    Conference on mental health

    Stress in children, adolescents, families and the elderly was discussed at the annual national conference of the Mental Health Association Gozo. It was held at the Grand Hotel, Għajnsielem, in collaboration with the Gozo Ministry. During the...

  • Rosary beads made from seeds

    Rosary beads made from seeds

    An exhibition of over 100 rosary beads, made from seeds by Gozitan Jesuit missionary George Camilleri, is on display at the Karmni Grima Museum, Għarb. It is open Monday to Saturday from 9am to 4pm and on Sundays from 9am to 12.30pm, until...

  • St Coronatus hand stamp

    St Coronatus hand stamp

    Maltapost has offered a commemorative hand stamp from its Nadur post office as part of celebrations marking the 250th anniversary of the arrival of the relics of St Coronatus at the village. Its designer, Anthony Grech, also produced a card for...

  • Guide to St George’s basilica

    Guide to St George’s basilica

    A guide to St George’s basilica, Victoria, by Paul Mizzi was launched at Il-Ħaġar museum in St George’s Square. The book, part of the Malta Insight Heritage Guides series, is on sale at €10 from the museum and other outlets.

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