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  • Breast cancer awareness walk

    Breast cancer awareness walk

    Europa Donna Breast Cancer Support Group held its annual breast cancer awareness walk last Sunday in collaboration with J. Piccinino Ltd. It started from Pope John Paul II Street, Victoria, to Ta’ Pinu Sanc­tuary. Europa Donna Malta president...

  • New Mcast campus in Gozo

    New Mcast campus in Gozo

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology’s new Gozo Campus in Għajnsielem was inaugurated by Education Minister Evarist Bartolo (centre) and Gozo Minister Anton Refalo (fourth from right). The new campus is in the former School of Arts...

  • Enjoying a sportive weekend

    Enjoying a sportive weekend

    Sports activities were organised in various localities in Gozo last weekend by the Gozo Sports Board as part of European Move Week. Children and adults took part in a duathlon organised by the Greyhounds, softball and baseball organised by the...

  • Franciscans mark feast of St Francis of Assisi in Gozo

    Franciscans mark feast of St Francis of Assisi in Gozo

    The Capuchin friars at Our Lady of Graces Sanctuary, Victoria, celebrated the feast of their patron saint, St Francis of Assisi, last Sunday. Coadjutor Bishop of Garissa, Kenya, Joseph Alessandro led a solemn concelebrated Mass and delivered an...

  • Children’s funfair

    Children’s funfair

    Gozo’s annual Kids Funfair was held at Pjazza tad-Dehra, Għajnsielem, giving children the opportunity to enjoy rock climbs, merry-go-rounds, bouncy castles, train, pony and rodeo bull rides. Civil Protection Department personnel demonstrated...

  • Lunzjata Valley tour

    Lunzjata Valley tour

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  • Coming up

    • The Friends of the Sick and Elderly in Gozo are organising a charity sale today at the football ground near the main car park, Victoria, from 7.30am to 1pm. A fee of €10 per car space is payable on the day. • Grandparents Day will be celebrated...

  • WWII shelter in Għarb restored

    WWII shelter in Għarb restored

    A World War II shelter in Pjazza Żjara tal-Madonna, Għarb, has been restored by the local council. The restoration involved clearing debris from the shelter, making it more accessible and installing a lighting system and floor decking. The project...

  • New stamp series

    New stamp series

    Members of the Gozo Philatelic Society, were among the first customers at Victoria post office to acquire sets of the new Grand Masters series. Society secretary Antoine Vassallo, librarian Antoine Debrincat and productions manager Anthony Grech...

  • Barbecue in aid of Arka Foundation

    Barbecue in aid of Arka Foundation

    A barbecue was organised by Michael Grech Financial Investment Services as a special treat for volunteers and benefactors who support and help run the Arka Foundation in Gozo. The foundation is a non-profit making and non-governmental organisation...

  • Xagħra food festival

    Xagħra food festival

    An annual two-day food festival was organised at Xagħra’s main square by the local council. The event included food stalls, a demonstration of wool products, an open-air dinner and a seminar on food at Victory Philharmonic Society. Ta’ Verna...

  • Nadur street steps back in time for Xandriku Fest

    Nadur street steps back in time for Xandriku Fest

    Xandriku Street in Nadur took a step back in time to give people an opportunity to relive its cultural history. The event included various exhibitions and visits to residences in the street. Military vehicles from the mid-20th century were on show...

  • Coming up

    • The Breast Care Support Group Europa Donna Malta, in collaboration with J Piccinino Ltd, is organising a Gozo Breast Cancer Awareness Walk, today. Registration starts at 9.30am at Pope John Paul II Street, Victoria, near the statue of the Pope.

  • Historic garden statue of St George restored

    Historic garden statue of St George restored

    A historic statue of St George on top of a garden wall of the Montanaro family residence in Enrico Mizzi Street, Victoria, has been restored. The heavily eroded globigerina stone statue needed extensive restoration, including the replacement of a...

  • Talk on exploits of Maltese generals and admirals

    Talk on exploits of Maltese generals and admirals

    Lt Colonel Charles Gauci gave an illustrated talk about the exploits of Maltese generals and admirals over the centuries at Il-Ħaġar Heart of Gozo in St George’s Square, Victoria. Notary Paul George Pisani introduced the speaker and presented him...

  • Gozo Observer issued

    The 30th edition of the Gozo Observer has been issued by the University’s Gozo campus. Godwin Vella gives a detailed insight of three examples of local vernacular architecture still dotting Gozo’s rural landscape, namely the barumbari , giren and...

  • Grand operatic concert at Aurora

    The Classique Foundation will present its Grand Operatic Concert 2014 at the Aurora Theatre, Victoria, on November 8 at 7.30pm. The concert will feature internationally-renowned opera singers Norma Fantini and Luciano Ganci, accompanied by the...

  • KAF Malta autumn training camp

    Kempo Arnis Federation Malta will host its fourth annual autumn training camp from October 25 to 28 at the Gozo Sports Complex. The topics will be based on Ryukyu Kempo (Okinawan Karate), Arnis (Philippine art of stick and knife) and tactical...

  • European Mobility Week activities held in Victoria

    European Mobility Week activities held in Victoria

    A varied programme of activities was held to mark European Mobility Week. Organised by Don Bosco Oratory Youth Committee in collaboration with Transport Malta, the events included a bicycle photo treasure hunt, street football and water games in...

  • Teatru Astra launches Festival Mediterranea and Nabucco

    Teatru Astra, Victoria, has launched the 13th edition of Festival Mediterranea, a series of concerts, plays exhibitions, guided tours, talks and other events to be held between October 23 and November 24. This year's pride of place goes to the...

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