• CGS Life to perform Storie per Vivere in Gozo

    CGS Life to perform Storie per Vivere in Gozo

    Italian theatre company CGS Life will present a musical entitled Storie per Vivere at Don Bosco Oratory Theatre, Victoria, on Saturday at 7.30pm. The musical tells the story of young saints Dome­nico Savio, Laura Vicuna and Michele Magone, and...

  • Sant amends EP resolution regarding islands’ insularity

    Sant amends EP resolution regarding islands’ insularity

    MEP Alfred Sant succeeded in amending a European Parliament resolution on the insularity of EU regions in an effort to address concerns of islands attached to island States, such as Gozo. Sant stressed that such islands suffered double insularity.

  • Concerto d’Eleganza

    Concerto d’Eleganza

    Sinfonia Music Group performed il Concerto d’Eleganza under the direction of Mro Mario Vella at the Gozo Ministry hall, St Francis Square, Victoria. The concert featured musical compositions by Jules Massenet, Johann Strauss II, Yiruma and Vella...

  • Presentation of babies

    Presentation of babies

    The Catholic Action Movement’s annual presentation of babies at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary included a procession by parents and children through the Jubilee Year’s Holy Door of Mercy at the sanctuary. The ceremony was led by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech. Each...

  • Għajnsielem award

    Għajnsielem award

    Francis Cauchi was awarded the 21st edition of the Ġieħ Għajnsielem award by mayor Franco Ciangura, who thanked Cauchi for his 21 years of service as mayor of the village. He added that the long list of projects accomplished during these years...

  • Gozo carnival’s grand finale

    Gozo carnival’s grand finale

    Carnival in Gozo ended last Tuesday with a defilé along Republic Street, Victoria, and dancing by various companies in costume in Fortunato Mizzi Street.

  • Upcoming events

    • To celebrate the feast of San Blas, Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will celebrate Mass near Nadur’s boċċi pitch today at 10.30am. This will be followed by the blessing of animals and agricultural produce. Transport leaves Mnarja Band Club at 9.45am. •...

  • Għasri school celebrates Salesian feasts

    Għasri school celebrates Salesian feasts

    Staff and pupils at Laura Vicuna School, Għasri, celebrated the feasts of several Salesian saints last month. These activities culminated with a Mass celebrated by the school’s spiritual director Canon Michael Mintoff at St John Bosco Oratory...

  • Comedy at Munxar parish centre

    Comedy at Munxar parish centre

    Ilsien il-Lifgħat, a Maltese version of Carlo Osvaldo Goldoni’s classic three-act comedy Le Baruffe Chiozotte, was staged at Munxar parish centre in collaboration with the Gozo Ministry’s culture section. The play, translated by the late Mgr Salv...

  • Xagħra Philarmonic Society AGM

    Xagħra Philarmonic Society AGM

    Xagħra Philarmonic Society held its annual general meeting presided by Joseph Attard. After administrative reports were read and a discussion held, the members of the new committee were appointed. They are pictured with mayor Joe Cordina and...

  • Blessing of pets in Victoria square

    Blessing of pets in Victoria square

    On the occasion of the feast of St John Bosco, Mgr George Tabone blessed pets at St Augus­tine’s Square, Victoria, last Sunday.

  • Study on pastoral care of Gozitan University students

    ‘The Gozitan University Students in Malta. Challenges and Suggestions for the Youth Ministry’ is the title of a thesis by Fr Mark Bonello in completion of a pastoral-theological course in youth ministry at the Salesian Pontifical University,...

  • Auditions for Grease – The Musical at Astra Theatre

    Astra Theatre is conducting auditions for all main and chorus parts of its first-ever live musical production, Grease –The Musical, to be staged in April. Applicants should be aged between 18 and 28, and be able to sing and dance to rock ’n’ roll...

  • Talks on immigration and human rights

    Talks on immigration and human rights

    Over 700 Gozitan students at the Bishop’s Conservatory Girls’ Secondary School and the Gozo College Secondary School attended talks aimed at raising awareness on immigration and human rights, organised by Europe Direct Information Centre,...

  • Drink-driving awareness campaign

    Drink-driving awareness campaign

    Over 300 disposable breathalysers were distributed for free during an activity at Arkadia Shopping Centre, Victoria, aimed at creating further awareness re­garding the danger of drinking and driving. It was organised by the Malta Road Safety...

  • Victoria Scouts Group AGM

    Victoria Scouts Group AGM

    Victoria Scout Group held its annual general meeting at its headquarters. It was addressed by council secretary Marija Mercieca, treasurer Gino Mizzi and group scout leader Lorrie Saliba. Group patron Joseph Grech and guest speaker George Cassar...

  • Upcoming events

    • A blood donation session will be held at Gozo General Hospital’s Outpatients Department today from 8am to 1pm. • Carnival in Gozo kicks off today at 3pm with a defilé along Republic Street, Victoria, of grotesque masks, grand carnival floats and...

  • Mass for journalists

    Mass for journalists

    To mark the feast of St Francis of Sales, patron saint of journalists, the Gozo Journalists Association held a Mass at the Chapel of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Victoria. It was concelebrated by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech and Mgr Carmelo Scicluna...

  • Ecumenical service

    Ecumenical service

    An ecumenical prayer service was held at St Augustine Church, Victoria, to mark the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. It was led by (from left) Fr Loreto Tabone, representing the Bishop of Gozo, St Andrew’s Church minister Kim Hurst, St Paul’s...

  • Pigeon show

    Pigeon show

    The Gozo Pigeon Show was held at Xewkia primary school by the Rabat Racing Pigeon Society. Competitors exhibited 195 pigeons, which were adjudicated by a panel composed of Andre Scerri, Joe Saliba, John Catania, Manuel Sammut and Bertram Debono.