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  • Science eco-trail

    Science eco-trail

    Year 4, 5 and 6 pupils from Gozo Gollege’s San Lawrenz Primary went on a science eco-trail. They walked down to Dwejra, along an ancient, rarely used, rock-hewn path and alongside abandoned quarries in the area. The pupils learnt about local flora...

  • La Boheme at Astra Theatre

    Booking is open for a new production of Puccini’s La Boheme that will be staged at the Astra Theatre, Victoria, on October 29 and 31 at 7.30pm, under the musical direction of Joseph Vella and artistic direction of Enrico Stinchelli. It will kick...

  • Gozo classic road race

    Gozo classic road race

    The third edition of the Gozo Classic Road Race was held in Xagħra by Team Greens Cycling Club on one of the island’s most spectacular road racing circuits.

  • Books on Gozitan legends, games

    Books on Gozitan legends, games

    Copies of a new book featuring Gozitan legends compiled by George Pisani and entitled Mela Darba..., were presented by Noel Formosa, coordinator of Ta’ Ċangura – San Lawrenz Folk Group, to George Cassar, assistant librarian at the Gozo National...

  • Passion play preparations

    Passion play preparations

    This year’s edition of L-Imsallab fi Triqatna, a play in the streets of Victoria re-enacting Christ’s passion, will be held on Saturday at 7pm. Photo shows (from left) Jamie Camilleri, who plays Christ, actors Giorgio Anici and Leon Muscat,...

  • Oasi run/walk and family fest next Sunday

    The first edition of the Oasi Family Fest will be held next Sunday. Participants in the walk or run will set off at 10am from the Oasi Centre, Wied Sara Street, Victoria, to the Ta’ Xħajma Race Track. Applications may be downloaded from www.

  • Easter bazaar in Xagħra

    An Easter bazaar will be held from today to March 31 at a shop near Xagħra parish church. Various traditional local products will be on sale including qassatat tal-Għid, made with Gozo cheese, honey rings (qagħaq tal-għasel), and the traditional...

  • Verdi’s Rigoletto at Aurora Theatre

    Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Rigoletto is the highlight of this year’s edition of Gaulitana: A Festival of Music to be held from April 11 to May 24. The opera, to be held at the Aurora Theatre on May 22 at 8pm, will feature an international cast...

  • Lenten exhibition

    Lenten exhibition

    Works of art by Mario Caffaro Rore and his daughter Adriana, Joe Cutajar Zahra, Charlie Camilleri, Manwel Buhagiar, George Scicluna and his son Kristof and Manwel Grech are on display at the Għaqda Dilettanti Gimgħa l-Kbira – Għawdex’s annual...

  • On A3

    On A3

    George Scicluna is presenting a new collection of A3 size paintings and sketches entitled On A3 at the Banca Giuratale, Independence Square, Victoria. The exhibition is open until Saturday. Opening hours are weekdays from 8am to 2.30pm and on...

  • Coming up

    • Masses at Our Lady of Lourdes chapel, Għajnsielem, will be celebrated today at 8.30am and 5pm. • 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 benediction. • Masses...

  • Restoration of Xagħra basilica parvis in full swing

    Restoration of Xagħra basilica parvis in full swing

    The Xagħra church’s parvis is currently in the process of restoration. The project, which is part-fi­nanced by the Ministry for Gozo, includes the conservation of two stone statues carved out of globigerina limestone, and the res­toration of other...

  • Icons exhibition

    Icons exhibition

    An exhibition of 40 icons painted by Vincent Mangani entitled Dipso – Għandi l-Għatx is being held at Karmni Grima museum, Għarb, until April 12. The icons are made using acrylic paints on various materials such as wood, canvas, Maltese stone,...

  • Prinjolata donation

    Prinjolata donation

    Franco Debono of Lajku Confectionery (third from right), accompanied by Noel Teuma and Victor Grech from Fondazzjoni Kumittiva Xagħra, presented a cheque for €2,027 to Fr Michael Galea, assistant director of Arka Respite Centre, Għajnsielem. The...

  • Painting repaired

    Painting repaired

    The painting depicting the Risen Christ appearing to Mary Magdalene, which Gozitan artist Paul Camilleri Cauchi painted in 2005 for St Mary Magdalene chapel at Dingli Cliffs, has been restored by the artist. It had been damaged by stone debris...

  • Kerċem civic centre opened

    Kerċem civic centre opened

    Kerċem’s new civic centre was inaugurated by President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca and blessed by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech. It incorporates the local council administration offices, police station, health clinic and library. The project was carried...

  • President visits Victoria scouts HQ

    President visits Victoria scouts HQ

    President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca paid a visit to the headquarters of the Victoria Scout Group. She toured the premises and met various officials of the group and members of its sections. The President praised the scouts’ efforts to live up to...

  • Open days held at Gozo College for Year 6 pupils and their parents

    Open days held at Gozo College for Year 6 pupils and their parents

    Gozo College secondary school held a series of open days. Year 6 pupils in Gozo who attended the events watched students taking part in science, art, and music workshops, kick aerobics and games. Meanwhile college principal Victor Galea (right),...

  • New Emmaus centre in Gozo

    New Emmaus centre in Gozo

    Franciscan Conventual organisation CAK opened a new Emmaus centre in St Francis Square, Victoria, selling publications, liturgical and gift items. The branch was inaugurated by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech in the presence of Franciscan Conventual...

  • Coming up

    • The Friends of the Sick and Elderly in Gozo is holding a charity fair at Victoria football ground today from 7.30am to 12.30pm. Each car space costs €10 payable on the day. These car boot sales are held every second and last Sunday of the month.

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