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  • Upcoming events this week

    • A blood donation session will be held at Gozo General Hospital’s Outpatients Department today from 8am to 1pm. • Ice Age: Collision Course (U) will be screened at Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria, today at 5.30pm. • An exhibition of scale models of...

  • Edward Lear paintings of Malta on display

    Edward Lear paintings of Malta on display

    An exhibition of nine paintings of Maltese and Gozitan landscapes executed by British artist Edward Lear in the 1860s is being held at Heritage Malta’s Gozo Area Office in the Citadel to mark the 150th anniversary of the famous artist’s stay in Gozo.

  • Sannat residents donate 125 bags of blood

    Sannat residents donate 125 bags of blood

    A group of 55 Sannat residents, including archpriest Fr Michael Curmi, took part in a blood donation session last Sunday at Sannat primary school. The activity was organised by Sannat parish with the support of St Margaret Feast committee in...

  • Seminar on organic food’s benefits

    Seminar on organic food’s benefits

    A seminar about organic food and how genuine it is, was held at the Victoria Scouts headquarters by the Europe Direct Information Centre, Victoria, and addressed by  Malta Organic Agriculture Movement president Mario Salerno (right), vice...

  • Concert to mark Seminary anniversary

    Concert to mark Seminary anniversary

    The Cordia String Quartet performed various religious and Christmastime musical pieces at an evening concert entitled Sur Sum Corda held at the Sacred Heart Seminary, Victoria, as part of the activities marking the 150th anniversary of its opening...

  • Promoting accessibility for disabled

    Promoting accessibility for disabled

    Accessibility in Gozo for people with various types of disability was the theme of a seminar organised by the Gozo Federation of Persons with Disability at the centre of the Gozo Association for the Deaf. The seminar started with a documentary...

  • New residence for people with disability

    New residence for people with disability

    Five people with a disability will soon settle in Dar il-Ġublew tal-Ħniena, a new community housing residence in Għajnsielem, a joint project between Fondazzjoni Arka and the government. It was opened by Parliamentary Secretary for Rights of...

  • Upcoming events this week

    • The feast of St Lucy will be celebrated today at Santa Lucija. The church will be open all day. Mass will be said at 7 and 11am and 7pm. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will leads a Pontifical Mass at 9am. The procession with the statue of St Lucy...

  • Book on former teacher in aid of charity

    Book on former teacher in aid of charity

    The President’s husband Edgar Preca visited the Sacred Heart Minor Seminary, Victoria, where he was presented with a copy of a new book entitled Toni Portelli: l-Għalliem li Ħabbu Kulhadd, by Fr Geoffrey Attard, a teacher at the school. The book,...

  • New organ at Xewkija church

    New organ at Xewkija church

    Gozo Bishop Mario Grech last Sunday blessed a new pipe organ at Xewkija parish church. The organ, built by Michael Farley Organ Builder, UK, was designed by Noel Gallo, who played some organ music at the end of the ceremony. Among those attending...

  • How to build a Christmas crib

    How to build a Christmas crib

    Artist Joseph Navarro demonstrated how to build a crib, starting from an initial idea right up to finishing using various techniques, at a seminar held by Għaqda Ħbieb tal-Presepju, Għawdex – Sezzjoni Għajnsielem. It was held at St Joseph Band...

  • Art exhibition

    Art exhibition

    ‘Three Artists – One Space’ is a temporary collective exhibition of paintings by Olga Diacenco, Peter Rock and Anastasia Pace at Il-Ħaġar museum, St George’s Square, Victoria. Opening hours are 9am to 5pm seven days a week. Admission is free.

  • An inspirational walk

    An inspirational walk

    A walk for charity in aid of Inspire was held last Sunday from Għajnsielem to Victoria.

  • Leone Band’s annual concert

    Leone Band’s annual concert

    The 66th edition of the annual Leone Band in Concert at the Aurora Opera House, Victoria, was held by the Leone Philharmonic Society. Besides celebrating the anniversary of the proclamation of the Assumption dogma, this year it also marked the...

  • Upcoming events this week

    • A blood donation session will be held at Gozo General Hospital’s Outpatients Department today from 8am to 1pm, and on Tuesday from 1pm to 5pm. • The Gozo Squash Association in collaboration with Kempinski Hotel San Lawrence is holding a squash...

  • Year of Mercy concluded

    Year of Mercy concluded

    The conclusion of the Holy Year of Mercy was marked last Sunday with a diocesan celebration led by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech at St John the Baptist parish church, Xewkija.

  • Children celebrate Christ the King

    Children celebrate Christ the King

    Hundreds of children aged between nine to 12 from Gozo’s 15 parishes  took part in a special celebration of the feast of Christ the King at St Margaret parish church, Sannat. During the celebration, the bishop’s delegate for catechesis Fr Simon...

  • Children’s Commissioner visits Gozo

    Children’s Commissioner visits Gozo

    Children’s Commissioner Pauline Miceli (second from right) visited Victoria Primary School as part of celebrations marking World Children’s Day. It was her first official visit to Gozo. She held meetings with the school’s senior management team,...

  • Mass for deceased police officers

    Mass for deceased police officers

    A Mass was held last Sunday at Santa Marija Cemetery chapel, Victoria, in memory of deceased members of the police force. It was celebrated by Mgr Paul Cardona (left), the new chaplain of the police in Gozo, assisted by former chaplain Mgr Emanuel...

  • Planting a tree for peace

    Planting a tree for peace

    A tree-planting activity entitled ‘Plant a Tree for Peace’ was held at Għammar Hill, opposite Ta’ Pinu, as part of an ongoing project to embellish the hill and create a Biblical Garden along the Way of the Cross, organised by Europe Direct...

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