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  • 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.

  • Għajnsielem square embellishment

    Għajnsielem square embellishment

    Għajnsielem’s Apparition Square and its monument of Anġlu Grech are to be embellished in a €125,000 project by the local council financed by the European Agriculture Funds for Rural Development.

  • Coming up

    • Easter Sunday manifestations with the statue of the Risen Christ will be held today at 8.45am at St George’s basilica, Victoria, accompanied by La Stella Band; at 9am in Nadur accompanied by Mnarja Band; at 9.15am at Kerċem, accompanied by St...

  • 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...

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