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  • Musical gathering marks sixth anniversary

    Musical gathering marks sixth anniversary

    For the past six years, musicians and singers of different styles, standards, nationalities and ages have been performing acoustic music to appreciative audiences at Main Square Bar and Restaurant, Independence Square (It-Tokk), Victoria, every...

  • Annual concert by Mnarja Band

    Mnarja Philharmonic Band is holding its annual November symphonic concert, entitled ‘Big Band Adventures’ at the band club in Nadur on Saturday at 8pm. The event is being held in collaboration with the local council to mark the feast of San...

  • CAM general assembly

    CAM general assembly

    The Catholic Action Movement held its general assembly at the sanctuary of Our Lady of Loreto in Għajnsielem. Diocesan president Antoine Vassallo gave a review of activities over the past year and outlined plans for 2014-2015. This was followed by...

  • Statue of St Ursula unveiled

    Statue of St Ursula unveiled

    A stone statue of St Ursula by sculptor Angelo Agius has been installed in a niche on the facade of Dar il-Gvernatur, Victoria, which currently houses the offices of NGO Wirt Għawdex. The statue is inspired by the titular painting of the saint by...

  • Promoting breast care

    Promoting breast care

    Breast Care Support Group Europa Donna Malta distributed books, leaflets and other material to the public as part of its annual breast cancer awareness campaign held in collaboration of Duke Shopping Mall, Victoria. Photos: Charles Spiteri

  • Home-Start Gozo seeks volunteers

    Home-Start Gozo seeks volunteers

    The Home-Start community service in Gozo is in need of volunteers to visit families. A campaign is currently under way to recruit more parent volunteers, said Nancy Portelli, organiser of the service, at a seminar. Por­telli gave an overview of...

  • Embellishment works at it-Tokk

    Embellishment works at it-Tokk

    Independence Square (it-Tokk), Victoria, is currently being repaved with 2,866 square metres of natural stone as part of an EU-funded embellishment project being implemented by the local council. The project is aimed at upgrading Victoria’s...

  • Recruiting organ donors

    Recruiting organ donors

    The Order of Malta Volunteers in Gozo encouraged more people to enrol as organ donors during a charity sale organised by the Friends of the Sick and Elderly at Victoria. The donor recruitment campaign is being done in cooperation with the Organ...

  • True love at Don Bosco Oratory

    True love at Don Bosco Oratory

    The cast of the production of Imħabba ta’ Veru: Kjara u Franġisku l-musical are currently holding their rehearsals before the premiere on Saturday at 7.30pm at Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria. Another performance will be held on November 16 at 2.30pm.

  • Coming up

    • Masses at Ta’ Pinu sanctuary will be said today at 6.15, 8.30, 10 and 11.15am and 5pm, followed by the recital of the rosary and Eucharistic benediction. • Masses at Our Lady of Mount Carmel church, Ta’ Ħamet, will be said today at 9.30am and at...

  • Feast of San Dimitri

    Feast of San Dimitri

    The feast of San Dimitri was celebrated at the chapel dedicated to this saint on the outskirts of Għarb. The feast was led by Għarb archpriest Joseph Sultana and Mgr Joseph Bezzina said the principal Mass. A village fair was held in fields...

  • Leone Band in concert

    The annual symphonic concert by the Leone Band of Victoria will be held at the Aurora Theatre on Saturday at 8.30pm, under the direction of Mro Colin Attard. The classical music concert will feature a programme comprising selections from operas...

  • Seminar on rheumatology

    Prof. Andrew Borg was the speaker at a seminar for doctors and pharmacists held on the theme ‘Case studies in rheumatology’ at Kempinski Hotel, Għarb. It was organised by Serolf Trading Agency Ltd in collaboration with the Gozo Medical Association.

  • Commemorating Saint Ursula

    Commemorating Saint Ursula

    The arrival of the miraculous statue of St Ursula in Gozo 400 years ago was commemorated with a solemn Mass at the cathedral in Victoria. A special hand stamp cancellation with an image of the saint designed by Paul Falzon was issued by Maltapost...

  • Rotary Club Gozo vocational fund to support youths’ career aspirations

    Rotary Club Gozo vocational fund to support youths’ career aspirations

    A vocational fund to support Gozitan youths’ career aspirations has been set up by Rotary Club Gozo. Rotary president Guy Kurkjian said: “Young people all need finance to progress in their studies towards a career: for materials, tools, books,...

  • Doubt at the Astra

    Doubt at the Astra

    Doubt will be performed on November 22 and 23 at the Astra Theatre, Victoria, as part of the Festival Mediterranea . Written in 2004 by US playwright John Patrick Shanley, this intense play, set in a Catholic school in New York, won the Pulitzer...

  • Exhibition on Gozo diocese

    Exhibition on Gozo diocese

    The papal bull Singulari Amore, which established a separate diocese for Gozo and Comino in 1864, is the main attraction at an exhibition to mark its first 150 years. The exhibition is open until Friday at the Gozo Ministry exhibition hall,...

  • Wirt Għawdex public lecture on Sir Harry Luke

    Wirt Għawdex public lecture on Sir Harry Luke

    Sir Harry Luke – a little-known personality with strong connections to Gozo – was the subject of the first in a new series of free public lectures organised annually by Wirt Għawdex at the Santa Cecilia mediaeval chapel, Għajnsielem. Paul Pisani...

  • Knights’ defences revealed

    Knights’ defences revealed

    Ongoing excavation works in front of the Citadel bastions in Victoria have revealed stone structures which have been buried since the second half of the 19th century. The discovery will shed new light on the original plans for the layout of...

  • Dance workshop

    Dance workshop

    A dance workshop was held for children at Gozo College’s Rabat primary, led by Francesco Mariottini, a former participant in Italian TV programme Amici. Mariottini was in Malta to take part in Divina, a contemporary dance adaptation based on La...

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