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  • Dome painting restoration

    Dome painting restoration

    Maltese restorer Manwel Zammit is restoring the painting on the dome of Xagħra parish church. The painting on stone was created by Italian artist Virginio Monti in late 1920s.

  • Gozo Observer issued

    The 31st edition of the Gozo Observer, featuring articles relating to the island, has been issued by the University’s Gozo campus. It may be viewed online at www.um.edu.mt/ugc/publications. Anyone wishing to order a hard copy of the magazine may...

  • Gozo half marathon

    Gozo half marathon

    Over 400 athletes took part in the 40th edition of the Gozo half marathon last Sunday. It was won by first-time Italian participant Giacomo Fontanel, who clocked in at one hour, 20 minutes and 58 seconds, followed closely by Drew Lang who crossed...

  • Breast cancer awareness walk

    Breast cancer awareness walk

    Europa Donna Malta’s Gozo section held its annual walk from Victoria to Ta’ Pinu sanctuary to raise awareness about breast cancer.

  • Students conduct free medical checks

    Students conduct free medical checks

    As part of the Charge Youth Spring Festival, Malta Medical Students Association members offered free medical tests to the public at Don Bosco oratory, Victoria, to raise awareness about the importance of regular medical check-ups.                  

  • Coming up

    • Today Xagħra parish is celebrating the feast of its co-patron St Joseph. • The annual walk in aid of Puttinu Cares Gozo will be held today at 3pm from the hospital’s front entrance. • Masses at Ta’ Pinu sanctuary will be said today at 6.15,...

  • Victoria pupils visit museum

    Victoria pupils visit museum

    Pupils from Gozo College Victoria primary were given a guided tour of Il-Ħaġar museum, Victoria, held to mark Museum Day. They later drew their impressions of the exhibits.

  • Holy Name Society congress

    Holy Name Society congress

    The Holy Name Society held its 52th diocesan congress at Għasri parish church last Sunday. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech celebrated Mass and addressed the congress delegates together with Gozo chaplain Mgr Eucaristico Sultana. The Lauda Sion choir also...

  • St George’s Day exhibition

    St George’s Day exhibition

    An exhibition entitled Beatus Georgius featuring statuettes and other objects connected with the cult of St George was set up by a group of youths from La Stella Band at Leħen il-Belt Victoria community radio studios to mark the liturgical feast...

  • Keats Quartet concert

    Keats Quartet concert

    The Keats Quartet from the UK performed a concert entitled Fairest isle: Quartet Music at St Francis church, Victoria, as part of the Gaulitana Music Festival. The repertoire included pieces by Purcell, Holst, Vaughan Williams and Britten.

  • Sixth Form alumni society

    Sixth Form alumni society

    Friends of the Gozo Sixth Form, an alumni society for past students of the institution, was launched by headmaster Daniel James Cassar at the Gozo Ministry hall on the school council’s initiative. Those wishing to join may log onto the society’s...

  • Gozo’s first rainbow zebra crossing

    Gozo’s first rainbow zebra crossing

    Gozo has its first rainbow zebra crossing, in Fortunato Mizzi Street, Victoria. Photos show Minister for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties Helena Dalli (right) addressing pupils and teachers from Victoria primary school at its...

  • Jewish artifacts donated to museum

    Jewish artifacts donated to museum

    Jewish artefacts of significant historical and biblical value have been donated to Il-Ħaġar Museum, Victoria, by Joseph Baruch Silver, a collector and patron of archeo­logical parks in Israel, pictured with museum curator Mgr Joseph Farrugia (right).

  • How today’s generation looks at values

    How today’s generation looks at values

    A discussion for women about how today’s generation looks at values was organised by the Catholic Action Movement at the Gozo ministry hall, Victoria. The event, entitled ‘What will the future inherit from today’s woman?’ was addressed by Carmen...

  • Coming up

    • A playwriting competition for Gozo residents has been launched by Gozo Live. For details e-mail [email protected] • Masses at Ta’ Pinu sanctuary will be said today at 6.15, 8.30, 10 and 11.15am and 5pm, followed by the rosary and...

  • Cruise liner calls at Gozo

    Cruise liner calls at Gozo

    The cruise liner MS Prinsendam dropped anchor between Gozo and Comino en route from Barcelona. About 480 passengers, mainly Americans, Canadians, Australians, English and Dutch, disembarked at Mġarr harbour for excursions. This is the third time...

  • Minister meets council members

    Minister meets council members

    Education Minister Evarist Bartolo met parents who form part of Gozo College state school councils for a discussion on education issues. Edward Scerri, Gozo College parents’ representative on the Maltese Association of State School Students...

  • Easter live-in for youths

    Easter live-in for youths

    A live-in in Malta for youths attending Don Bosco oratory was held during the Easter holidays by Fr Effie Masini. The youths are seen pictured in front of St Patrick’s school, Sliema.

  • Amber visits Victoria primary

    Amber visits Victoria primary

    Malta’s Eurovision Song Contest representative Amber visited Gozo College Rabat primary, Victoria, and sang the song Warrior to children gathered in the school hall. She also visited classrooms, participated in a PE lesson and signed autographs.

  • Dun Ġorġ musical in Sicily

    Dun Ġorġ musical in Sicily

    Two sold-out performances of the musical Dun Ġorġ in Italian were given at Teatro La Fenice, near Catania, by the 40-strong cast from Don Bosco oratory, Victoria. The musical was presented in the collaboration with Sicilian theatrical company CGS...

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