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  • Victoria student exchange

    Victoria student exchange

    Pupils from a school in Tolfa, Italy, accom­panied by their teachers, visi­ted the island as part of a student ex­change with Gozo College primary school, Victoria. The visit will be reciprocated by a group of Gozitan pupils in June. The student...

  • Walk for water

    Walk for water

    Walk for Water, an annual event by the Ekoskola committee of Gozo College’s secondary school, Victoria, was held to highlight the importance of fresh water and to promote sustainable management of fresh water resources. During the walk, the...

  • Coming up

    • A car boot sale in aid of Arka Foundation is taking place today from 7am onwards at the Marsalforn car park. • Masses at Ta’ Pinu sanctuary will be said today at 6.15, 8.30, 10 and 11.15am and 5pm, followed by the rosary and eucharistic...

  • St John Bosco relics in Gozo

    The relics of St John Bosco, patron saint of children and youths, will be brought to Gozo from Turin next Sunday on the occasion of the bicentenary of the saint’s birth. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will welcome the relics in Republic Street, Victoria...

  • Pupils’ celebration day

    Pupils’ celebration day

    The 353 children at Gozo College primary school, Victoria, took part in the musical Moving On held at the Aurora Theatre, Victoria, as part of the school’s annual celebration day. College principal Victor Galea and Parliamentary Secretary Justyne...

  • Fireworks manufacturers’ exhibition

    Fireworks manufacturers’ exhibition

    An exhibition on fireworks and festas is being held at the Gozo Ministry hall, Victoria, by Vampa Organisation, a sub-committee of Leone Philharmonic Society that manufactures some of the fireworks for the feast of St Mary celebrated in Gozo on...

  • Għajnsielem thanksgiving Mass

    Għajnsielem thanksgiving Mass

    Għajnsielem parish priest Frankie Bajada celebrated a thanksgiving Mass at the parish church to mark the beginning of the eighth legislature of the village’s local council.

  • 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.                  

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