• Għajnsielem belvedere revamped

    Għajnsielem belvedere revamped

    The belvedere in Ħamri Street, Għajnsielem, has been revamped by the local council with support from the Malta Environment and Planning Authority’s Urban Improvement Fund. The new belvedere was inaugurated by Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and...

  • Inter-schools tournament

    Inter-schools tournament

    An inter-schools tournament was held at between students from Sir Mikiel Ang Refalo Sixth Form, Victoria, the Junior College, Msida, and Mcast students from Malta and Gozo. Handball, basketball and table-tennis games were held at the Gozo Sports...

  • Art exhibitions (1)

    Art exhibitions (1)

    Vitae, an exhibition of 30 works of art in different me­dia by Mario Agius from Xagħra opens today at the Gozo Seminary main hall. The ex­hibi­tion runs until next Sunday. Agius de­picts his themes by chipping away different an­gles from cut tree...

  • Art exhibitions (2)

    Art exhibitions (2)

    Paul Camilleri Cauchi is exhibiting 33 paintings using different media and on diverse subjects at the Banca Giura­tale, Victoria, during office hours up to April 8. Today and next Sunday, visiting hours are from 9am to noon, and on Maunday...

  • Coming up

    • A Way of the Cross from Ta’ Pinu sanctuary to Għammar Hill will be held today at 3.30pm. • Holy Week functions at Ta’ Pinu sanctuary will include the solemn celebration of the Last Supper on Maundy Thursday at 6.30pm and the commemoration of the...

  • 6,590 meals-on-wheels delivered in Gozo last year

    6,590 meals-on-wheels delivered in Gozo last year

    Last year the Friends of the Sick and the Elderly in Gozo (FSEG) delivered 6,590 meals-on-wheels to house­bound elderly. It also donated two patient-transfer boards and a pulse carbon monoxide oximeter to the Gozo General Hospital. This was...

  • St Francis church to host concert of sacred music

    The second edition of the Mater Dolorosa sacred music concert will be held today at 6pm at St Francis church, Victoria, by Santa Ċeċilja Foundation AD 2013. It will feature compositions by composers such as Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Albinoni...

  • Għarb church extension

    Għarb church extension

    Works are currently under way to enlarge Għarb parish church’s presbytery. It will include a new altar designed by Manuel Farrugia clad in Carrara marble from Italy . The works were approved by the Gozo Curia Art Commission.

  • Football is for girls too

    Football is for girls too

    Two referees from the Malta Football Association visited Gozo College’s Għarb primary school as part of a campaign to encourage more girls to practise football. After a presentation and discussion on the game, a training session was held in the...

  • Gospel choir concert

    Gospel choir concert

    The Gozo Christian Music Festival organised by the Don Bosco Oratory ended with a concert by Animae Gospel Choir. Led by Pamela Bezzina, the choir gave a 90-minute concert of gospel and Christian music. The concert, one of several events held to...

  • Nadur square embellishment

    Nadur square embellishment

    Embellishment and paving works in St Peter and St Paul Square, Nadur, are expected to be completed by the end of May. The €500,000 project, co-funded by the EU and the local council, are being carried out by Xmun Projects Ltd under the supervision...

  • Baking figolli for charity

    Baking figolli for charity

    An Easter sweets bazaar in aid of the restoration of Xagħra basilica is open near the church all day today and during the week. Photo shows volunteers at the Xagħra parish centre preparing figolli and other Easter sweets for the bazaar.

  • NSTF Science Days

    NSTF Science Days

    Over 800 students visited NSTF Science Days in Gozo. The science outreach event included interactive sessions with local and foreign science communicators, hands-on ex­peri­ments and exhibitions of students’ science projects. This event ended with...

  • 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...