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  • Michael Sanders artworks

    Michael Sanders artworks

    Some of the best artworks in various mediums by Michael Sanders, former president of the Society for All Artists, who died tragically in 2014, are being exhibited at Il-Ħaġar museum, St George’s Square, Victoria. The museum is open every day from...

  • Students celebrate Europe Day

    Students celebrate Europe Day

    ‘Languages – a road to opportunities’ was the theme of an activity held at Villa Rundle Gardens, Victoria, to kick off the celebration of Europe Day. All Form 2 Gozitan students attended the event which was organised by Europe Direct Information...

  • Fun walk raises €4,000 for Puttinu

    Fun walk raises €4,000 for Puttinu

    An estimated €4,000 was raised for Puttinu Cares by Gozo General Hospital employees and their families and friends in the fifth edition of the annual fun walk held by the hospital employees’ social, cultural and educational committee, in...

  • Victoria scouts’ charity car wash

    Victoria scouts’ charity car wash

    A car wash held by Victoria Scout Group in aid of the Arka and the Oasi foundations raised €1,600. Scouts, their parents and volunteers from the two organisations took part in the event. The scout group organises the car wash every year for local...

  • Anglicans mark 10th anniversary

    Anglicans mark 10th anniversary

    The Anglican chaplaincy of Our Lady and St George celebrated its 10th anniversary with a solemn liturgy at St George’s basilica, Victoria, led by Rev. Simon Godfrey, chancellor of St Paul’s Anglican Pro-Cathedral, Valletta. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech...

  • Coming up

    • A charity fair organised by the Friends of the Sick and Elderly is taking place today from 7.30am to 1pm at the football ground in Victoria adjacent to the main parking area. A donation of €10 is requested from anyone wishing to sell items at...

  • Plays with a twist

    Plays with a twist

    Year 8 school girls from Gozo College Secondary School performed in five short plays with a twist that they wrote themselves based on popular fairy tales.

  • Gozo diocese appointments

    Gozo diocese appointments

    Canon Tarcisio Camilleri has been appointed as the new vicar general of the Gozo diocese and Fr Michael Curmi from Xagħra has been named as the new parish priest of Sannat. Curmi (left) and Camilleri are seen flanking Gozo bishop Mario Grech...

  • 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...

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