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  • Gozo hospital staff unite to entertain elderly residents

    Gozo hospital staff unite to entertain elderly residents

    Doctors, nurses, nursing aids, clerks and paramedics got together to entertain the elderly at St Anne’s Residence for the Elderly at Gozo General Hospital, Victoria, at a Christmas activity. A staff choir and a music band performed Christmas...

  • Schools’ talent show

    Schools’ talent show

    Students from various schools displayed their singing, acting and dancing talents at a Christmas activity entitled Fantasija u Talent at Villa Rundle Gardens, Victoria. Photo shows Loredana and Albert-Lauren Agius.

  • Sacred art exhibition

    Sacred art exhibition

    An exhibition of sacred art with a Christmas theme entitled Festo Christi Natalitio is being held at Nadur local council’s Joe Tabone Hall until January 4. Entrance is free.

  • A magical Christmas

    A magical Christmas

    Gozo College’s Rabat primary school held its annual Christmas concert at Don Bosco Oratory hall, Victoria. The 335 pupils at the school performed the musical The Magical Christmas Box.

  • Large cribs at Xagħra

    Large cribs at Xagħra

    Visitors to Xagħra can admire the intricate and painstaking work that goes into building artistic cribs. Four large cribs built by different artists are on display at the parish church, in addition to a huge crib mounted in one of the side chapels.

  • Coming up

    • The GuateMalta Foundation is organising Gozo Quiz – For Fun & For Charity 2014 tomorrow at 7pm at Mojo’s Bar & Restaurant, Victoria. The quiz consists of eight rounds of questions on topics such as current events, history, sports and music.

  • Creative work on display at Victoria school

    Creative work on display at Victoria school

    Gozo College Boys’ Secondary School, Victoria, has set up an exhibition of its students’ creative work related to Christmas time in the school foyer. It includes cribs, paintings and seasonal food prepared under their teachers’ guidance.

  • Young Gozitan gymnasts in international competition

    Young Gozitan gymnasts in international competition

    Students from the Gozo Gymnastics Association – Joanne Vella, Pearl Ebejer, Kylie Grech, Marie Claire Cefai, Michela Caruana and Hayley Refalo – took part in the Gymstars international competition, Tarxien. Other participants came from Spain,...

  • Lecture on Order’s first 100 years in Malta

    Lecture on Order’s first 100 years in Malta

    Victor Mallia Milanes gave a lecture entitled ‘The Order of the Hospital in 1630’ at Il-Ħaġar museum, Victoria. He spoke on the state of the Hospitaller Order of St John during its first century in Malta.

  • Christmas at Il-Ħaġar museum

    Christmas at Il-Ħaġar museum

    Two temporary exhibits are on display for the Christmas season at Il-Ħaġar museum, St George’s Square, Victoria. One is an artisinal papier-mâché crib with terracotta figurines made by George Farrugia. The other is a set of clay and papier-mâché...

  • Scale model exhibition

    Scale model exhibition

    An exhibition of scale models of airplanes, cars, ships, figures, military vehicles, dioramas, science fiction figures, miniature churches, accessories and paper models was held by the Gozo Scale Modellers Club at The Duke shopping mall, Victoria.

  • Christmas pageant at San Lawrenz

    The 46th edition of the San Lawrenz Christmas pageant will be held today at 6.30pm. All residents of the village will be involved in one way or another in the event, most of which is played directly from households. The pageant is organised by...

  • Live crib at Xagħra

    Live crib at Xagħra

    The youth group Guiding Light at the Jesus of Nazareth church, Xagħra, is organising a live crib and nativity scene in front of the church. Admission is free. It will be open on Wednesday at 7pm, Thursday from 4 till 9pm, Friday and Saturday from...

  • High Mass for crib makers

    High Mass for crib makers

    A solemn High Mass at St Anthony church, Għajnsielem, was organised by the local branch of the Association of Friends of the Crib Gozo-Malta. It was celebrated by Can. Joe Cardona. A large crib made by Għajnsielem association president Anthony...

  • MCCF campaign launched at Ta’ Pinu

    MCCF campaign launched at Ta’ Pinu

    The Malta Community Chest Fund campaign in Gozo was launched with a Mass at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary presided by Gozo bishop Mario Grech. It was attended by President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca and Mr Preca and representatives of all Gozitan...

  • Singing Sisters visit primary school

    Singing Sisters visit primary school

    The Ekklesia Sisters visited Gozo College Rabat Primary. They performed songs to children in the school hall, including their song Love and Let Go. The children presented them with donations, toys and clothes.

  • Museum’s festive offer, exhibition

    Museum’s festive offer, exhibition

    Karmni Grima Museum, Għarb, is offering a reduced admission fee until January 4. During the festive season the museum is displaying an exhibition of traditional cribs from five continents, named ‘Those Who Believe in His Name’. The museum, at 2,...

  • Coming up

    • Gozo Padre Pio Prayer groups are holding an Advent retreat today at Our Lady of Graces Sanctuary, Victoria. National director Fr Alfred Scerri will celebrate Mass at 9am. Gozo Seminary spiritual director Fr Alex Refalo will deliver a talk on St...

  • Nativity Village at Għajnsielem

    Nativity Village at Għajnsielem

    The sixth edition of Bethlehem f’Għajnsielem was inaugurated on December 6 by President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca. Following weeks of hard work by the many volunteers, this very popular event marked the start of Christmas in Gozo. The...

  • Special handstamp

    Special handstamp

    The committee set up by the Gozo Ministry to coordinate the season’s activities had a commemorative cancellation designed by Anthony Grech used at the Victoria Post Office. The Milied f’Għawdex handstamp highlights the essentially religious...

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