• Upcoming events

    ■ The Nativity Village, Betleħem f’Għajnsielem, will be open today from 2 to 8pm. The triumphal entry of the Three Wise Men in the village to pay homage to Baby Jesus takes place at about 3.30pm. ■ In another occasion, the Three Wise Men will make...

  • Crib with a difference

    Crib with a difference

    A crib with a difference has again been set up by La Stella Youths at Leħen il-Belt Victoria premises in St George’s Square, Victoria. Besides Pope Francis and the bishops, more local personalities have been added. It will be open between today...

  • Sacred art exhibition

    Sacred art exhibition

    Artist Nathanael Theuma is currently holding an exhibition of Holy Art, Caro Factum Est, at Dar Karmni Grima Museum in Għarb. It will be open between Tuesday and Saturday from 9am to 4pm and Sunday between 9am and 12.30pm until next Sunday.

  • Nadur live crib

    Nadur live crib

    In Praesepio – a live Nativity scene is being organised for the fourth year at Dar Dun Franġisk Grima, 37, Racecourse Street, Nadur, by the Għaqda Ħbieb tal-Presepju. Admission is free. The crib is open today from 4 to 7.30pm.

  • MUSEUM Christmas concert

    MUSEUM Christmas concert

    The Grand Christmas Concert organised by the Nadur MUSEUM male section was held on Christmas Day at the Nadur Basilica. Christmas carols were sung by local singers together with the MUSEUM choir made up of boys and girls accompanied by the...

  • Scavenger hunt winners

    Scavenger hunt winners

    The students’ council of  Sir M.A. Refalo Sixth Form, Victoria, organised a photo scavenger hunt in which more than 300 students took part. Photo shows the winning group of students.

  • Event at Dar il-Lunzjata

    Event at Dar il-Lunzjata

    The Education, Science and Culture Centre at Dar il-Lunzjata, Victoria, organised a event entitled A Childhood Christmas, that included activities for all the family. The activity was organised in collaboration with the office of Malta’s Permanent...

  • Youths visit elderly

    Youths visit elderly

    A group of 13- and 14-year-olds, who attend the weekly meetings for adolescents held at the Marija Lauretana parish centre, Għajnsielem, visited around 50 sick and elderly residents, who were presented with gifts paid from funds the youths...

  • Santa surprises pupils

    Santa surprises pupils

    On the last school day before the Christmas holidays the Victoria Primary School pupils were given a surprise by Santa Claus in Independence Square. After a special assembly at the school, the children walked to the city centre to have a photo in...

  • Upcoming events

    • Swallows And Amazons (PG) will be screened at Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria, today at 5.30pm. • Gaulitanus Choir will present its annual concert, A New Year’s Toast, at Kempinski Hotel, San Lawrenz, today at 7.45pm. Admission is free. • The live...

  • Mass for blood donors

    Mass for blood donors

    Gozo Bishop Mario Grech celebrated Mass in the chapel of Gozo General Hospital for blood donors, followed by Christmas carols. Father Christmas distributed sweets and gifts. Gozo General Hospital CEO Nadine Delicata and blood donation services...

  • Statuettes blessed

    Statuettes blessed

    Children had their Baby Jesus statuettes blessed by Fr Clive Camilleri, OFM, during a special event at St Anthony church, Għajnsielem.

  • Scale models

    Scale models

    Visitors admiring scale models of airplanes, cars, ships, military vehicles, dioramas, miniature churches and paper models at The Duke shopping mall in Victoria. The exhibition was put up by the Gozo Scale Modellers Club.

  • Victoria Nativity display

    Victoria Nativity display

    Għaqda Ħbieb tal-Presepju (Għawdex) – Malta (1985) is holding its annual crib exhibition at the Gozo Ministry hall in Victoria. Around 90 cribs are on display by association members. The cribs were set up following several lectures and practical...

  • Home’s residents entertained

    Home’s residents entertained

    Residents of St Anne Home at Gozo General Hospital were treated to a Christmas activity that included carol singing, a Christmas sermon by an altar boy, a live crib and two comedies, including Wenzu u Rosi. The home’s staff and their families...

  • Crib in Nadur

    Crib in Nadur

    Tonio Grech, who has been displaying a Nativity scene at the MUSEUM Boys section in Nadur for the past 20 years, has this year used bamboo roots (għeruq tal-qasab) for his crib, with a wonderful combination of the latest led technology that...

  • Upcoming events this week

    ■ Gods of Egypt (12A) will be screened at Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria, today at 5.30pm. The BFG (PG) will be screened on Boxing Day at 5.30pm. ■ Piccole Stelle concert, in aid of Ethiopian children, will be held at St George’s Square, Victoria,...

  • Betleħem f’Għajnsielem

    Betleħem f’Għajnsielem

    The eighth edition of the live Christmas nativity village Betleħem f’Għajnsielem was inaugurated last Sunday by Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and blessed by Għajnsielem Archpriest Can Frankie Bajada, at Ta’ Passi, Għajnsielem. The opening ceremony...

  • Monument to Bishop Cauchi unveiled

    Monument to Bishop Cauchi unveiled

    A monument commemorating former Gozo Bishop Nikol Cauchi has been erected in the main square of Għarb by the village’s local council. Bishop Cauchi hailed from Għarb. The monument was unveiled at the end of a ceremony during which Cauchi’s...

  • Estonian choir concert

    Estonian choir concert

    The final night of the Gozo International Choir Festival, which took place on December 10 at the St John the Baptist Rotunda, Xewkija, featured a performance by the Rello Choir from Estonia.