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  • Gozo Week held at University campus

    Gozo Week held at University campus

    Gozo Week was held at the main University campus in Msida. The annual week-long series of activities organised by the Gozo University Group included performances by Gozitan musicians and artists and stands promoting various entities based in Gozo...

  • Dual art exhibition

    Dual art exhibition

    Gozitan siblings George James and Michael Cutajar Zahra are exhibiting works of art at Il-Ħaġar museum, St George’s Square, Victoria. Michael Cutajar Zahra’s first solo sacred art exhibition, entitled Divinità, is on display in the foyer. It...

  • Holy Week activities in Għajnsielem

    A series of activities will be organised during Holy Week by Għaqda Drammatika Għajn­sielem in collaboration with Għajnsielem council and Fort Chambray Ltd. A procession performed by about 100 actors dressed as biblical characters will be held to...

  • Primary schools’ sports day

    Primary schools’ sports day

    Gozo Church primary schools held their annual sports day at the Gozo Sports Complex, Victoria. Over 600 children took part. Bishop Mario Grech presented medals to the winning team.

  • Coming up

    • An Easter sweets fair in aid of the Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria, will be held today from 8am to 6pm in the oratory foyer. • Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will lead a Via Crucis at Ta’ Għammar Hill today at 6.30pm. Participants are asked to bring a red...

  • Archbishop-elect visits Ta’ Pinu

    Archbishop-elect visits Ta’ Pinu

    Archbishop-elect Charles Scicluna and Gozo Bishop Mario Grech concele­brated Mass at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary. The Archbishop-elect later placed a bouquet of flowers in front of the painting of Our Lady of Ta’ Pinu. The Gozo bishop later hosted Scicluna...

  • Making reading fun

    Making reading fun

    St Francis School, Victoria, held a week of Making Reading Fun activities, including puppet shows, treasure hunts, songs and mimes, to instil in the pupils a love for books. The week reached a climax when the children dressed up as characters they...

  • Science eco-trail

    Science eco-trail

    Year 4, 5 and 6 pupils from Gozo Gollege’s San Lawrenz Primary went on a science eco-trail. They walked down to Dwejra, along an ancient, rarely used, rock-hewn path and alongside abandoned quarries in the area. The pupils learnt about local flora...

  • La Boheme at Astra Theatre

    Booking is open for a new production of Puccini’s La Boheme that will be staged at the Astra Theatre, Victoria, on October 29 and 31 at 7.30pm, under the musical direction of Joseph Vella and artistic direction of Enrico Stinchelli. It will kick...

  • Gozo classic road race

    Gozo classic road race

    The third edition of the Gozo Classic Road Race was held in Xagħra by Team Greens Cycling Club on one of the island’s most spectacular road racing circuits.

  • Books on Gozitan legends, games

    Books on Gozitan legends, games

    Copies of a new book featuring Gozitan legends compiled by George Pisani and entitled Mela Darba..., were presented by Noel Formosa, coordinator of Ta’ Ċangura – San Lawrenz Folk Group, to George Cassar, assistant librarian at the Gozo National...

  • Passion play preparations

    Passion play preparations

    This year’s edition of L-Imsallab fi Triqatna, a play in the streets of Victoria re-enacting Christ’s passion, will be held on Saturday at 7pm. Photo shows (from left) Jamie Camilleri, who plays Christ, actors Giorgio Anici and Leon Muscat,...

  • Oasi run/walk and family fest next Sunday

    The first edition of the Oasi Family Fest will be held next Sunday. Participants in the walk or run will set off at 10am from the Oasi Centre, Wied Sara Street, Victoria, to the Ta’ Xħajma Race Track. Applications may be downloaded from www.

  • Easter bazaar in Xagħra

    An Easter bazaar will be held from today to March 31 at a shop near Xagħra parish church. Various traditional local products will be on sale including qassatat tal-Għid, made with Gozo cheese, honey rings (qagħaq tal-għasel), and the traditional...

  • Verdi’s Rigoletto at Aurora Theatre

    Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Rigoletto is the highlight of this year’s edition of Gaulitana: A Festival of Music to be held from April 11 to May 24. The opera, to be held at the Aurora Theatre on May 22 at 8pm, will feature an international cast...

  • Lenten exhibition

    Lenten exhibition

    Works of art by Mario Caffaro Rore and his daughter Adriana, Joe Cutajar Zahra, Charlie Camilleri, Manwel Buhagiar, George Scicluna and his son Kristof and Manwel Grech are on display at the Għaqda Dilettanti Gimgħa l-Kbira – Għawdex’s annual...

  • On A3

    On A3

    George Scicluna is presenting a new collection of A3 size paintings and sketches entitled On A3 at the Banca Giuratale, Independence Square, Victoria. The exhibition is open until Saturday. Opening hours are weekdays from 8am to 2.30pm and on...

  • Coming up

    • Masses at Our Lady of Lourdes chapel, Għajnsielem, will be celebrated today at 8.30am and 5pm. • 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 eucharistic benediction. • Masses...

  • Restoration of Xagħra basilica parvis in full swing

    Restoration of Xagħra basilica parvis in full swing

    The Xagħra church’s parvis is currently in the process of restoration. The project, which is part-fi­nanced by the Ministry for Gozo, includes the conservation of two stone statues carved out of globigerina limestone, and the res­toration of other...

  • Icons exhibition

    Icons exhibition

    An exhibition of 40 icons painted by Vincent Mangani entitled Dipso – Għandi l-Għatx is being held at Karmni Grima museum, Għarb, until April 12. The icons are made using acrylic paints on various materials such as wood, canvas, Maltese stone,...

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