• Upcoming events

    • A car boot sale is taking place today from 7am onwards in Marsalforn’s main car park organised by Arka Foundation in aid of its respite centre. Sellers are not required to book but are asked for a €10 donation per car. For details visit...

  • Germany seminar

    Germany seminar

    A seminar entitled ‘Raising the quality of teaching in the European classroom’ aimed at improving skills and exploring innovative ways of individualised teaching and learning, was held in Schwerin, Germany, by the German Erasmusplus national agency.

  • Fun walk postponed

    Fun walk postponed

    The first President’s Solidarity Gozo Fun Walk, which was due to be held last Sunday, had to be called off due to the inclement weather. The fundraising activity in aid of the Malta Community Chest Fund will be rescheduled to a later date. Photo...

  • Santa Luċija concert

    Santa Luċija concert

    A concert entitled Santa Luċija Symphony of Lights was held in the village square by the Gozo Youth Wind Band directed by Joseph Grech. It featured a repertoire of classic film soundtracks, selections from musicals and other arrangements. Singers...

  • New van for Arka

    New van for Arka

    A van specially adapted for residents and clients of Dar l-Arka, Għajnsielem, partly sponsored by the Malta Community Chest Fund, was officially presented to the centre. Arka Foundation director Mgr Emanuel Curmi blessed the vehicle in the...

  • Vocational fund to support Gozitans’ careers launched

    A vocational fund to provide financial support to Gozitans to help further their careers has been launched by Rotary Club of Gozo and the Gozo Ministry. The project is the initiative of Rotary Club of Gozo, whose members raise money through...

  • Xewkija cemetery enlarged

    Xewkija cemetery enlarged

    A new extention has added 372 new graves to Santa Marija Cemetery, Xewkija, bringing the total to 1,152. Of these, 10 per cent are common graves owned by the State, for people who do not own a private tomb. The common graves were also...

  • Award for piano player

    Award for piano player

    Daphne Delicata, 9, of Victoria, won second prize at the 22nd edition of the Amadeus International Competition for young piano players in Brno, Czech Republic. She is tutored by Irina Fedcenko Carbonaro and attends Victoria Primary School.

  • KAF Malta training camp

    KAF Malta training camp

    KAF Malta held its fifth annual autumn training camp at the Gozo Sports Complex, Victoria. It included instructors’ courses, seminars, sessions for juniors, belt testing and a tournament on arnis, a Filipino art using a stick or blade. The...

  • Promoting intercultural understanding

    Promoting intercultural understanding

    Artists from 14 Mediterranean countries participated in Art Camp Malta, the second part of which was held at Villa Rundle Gardens, Victoria. The 10-day project aimed at promoting cultural cooperation and understanding between nations, was...

  • Upcoming events

    • A charity car boot sale will be held today from 8am to 1pm at the football ground next to Victoria’s main car park by Friends of the Sick and Elderly in Gozo. Sellers pay €10 per car space. • A blood donation session will be held at Dar San...

  • Ecclesiastical art discoveries talk

    Ecclesiastical art discoveries talk

    ‘Design and Decoration for Ecclesiastical Gozo 1800-1900: Recent Important Discoveries’ is the title of a talk to be given by Mark Sagona on Friday at 7pm at the Gozo Ministry conference hall, Victoria. The talk, being held as part of Festival...

  • Performance of Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis

    Oscar Wilde’s celebrated work De Profundis will be staged for first time in Malta on November 14 at 7.30pm at the Astra Theatre, Victoria, as part of the Festival Mediterranea. Written over a period of three months in 1897 towards the end of...

  • Remembering their Sisters

    Remembering their Sisters

    The names of members of the Franciscan Sisters of the Heart of Jesus who are buried at St Mary’s Cemetery, Xewkija, and the date of their death, have been marked on two large marble plaques that have been erected on the congregation’s graves.

  • Exhibition at Il-Ħaġar

    Exhibition at Il-Ħaġar

    A range of sketches, drawings and oil paintings by Mario Caffaro Rore and his daughter Adriana are on display in an exhibition entitled Art Genius from Father to Daughter at Il-Ħaġar – Heart of Gozo, St George’s Square, Victoria. The exhibition is...

  • French Room at Minor Seminary

    French Room at Minor Seminary

    French Ambassador to Malta Béatrice Le Fraper du Hellen inaugurated a new French Room at Sacred Heart Minor Seminary, Victoria. She was greeted at the school by headmaster Emanuel Saliba and members of the school administration. Students learning...

  • Sant says more EU funds needed to ensure new jobs for Gozitan youths

    Sant says more EU funds needed to ensure new jobs for Gozitan youths

    Addressing a seminar entitled ‘Gozitans’ Aspirations in Europe’ at Ta’ Ċenċ Hotel, Sannat, MEP Alfred Sant said greater efforts should be made to acccess EU funds to create new economic activity in Gozo, which would ensure new job opportunities...

  • Victoria pupils’ ‘peace donkey’

    Victoria pupils’ ‘peace donkey’

    Children at Victoria Primary School are seen hand-painting one of the 21 fibreglass ‘peace donkeys’ to be displayed at the Mdina Cathedral Art Biennale, which opens on November 13 and will run through to January 7, 2016. The school is using the...

  • Remembering Roman times

    Remembering Roman times

    Gozo Cathedral Archpriest Joseph Attard celebrated a thanksgiving Mass to mark the 30th anniversary of his appointment by Cardinal Ugo Poletti as parish priest of St Ignatius of Antioch in Rome, on October 20, 1985. The Mass, held at Good Shepherd...

  • Upcoming events

    • Artists from around the Mediterranean will be performing in Art Camp Malta activities from today to Tuesday, between 10am and 4pm, at Villa Rundle Gardens, Victoria. The public is invited to attend. • Ant-Man (12A) and Tomorrowland a World...