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  • Celebrating the Risen Christ

    Celebrating the Risen Christ

    Easter Sunday was celebrated with several processions with the statues of the Risen Christ in Gozo, including at Nadur (top) and Xewkija. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech led concelebrated pontifical Masses with the chapter and clergy at St George’s...

  • Upcoming events

    • A car boot sale in aid of the Arka Foundation is taking place today from 7am onwards at Marsalforn’s main car park. Sellers are not required to book but pay a €10 donation per car. • The annual Fiera ta’ l-Għadira will be held at the Għadira ta’...

  • Youths present radical proposals for Gozo

    Youths present radical proposals for Gozo

    A document entitled ‘Gozo – A vision with enthusiasm’ containing over 60 proposals for discussion on the present and future of Gozo and its youths was presented at a conference at the Grand Hotel, Mġarr, as part of the iLead – The Creative Leader...

  • New HQ for Wirt Għawdex

    New HQ for Wirt Għawdex

    Dar il-Gvernatur, Victoria, was inaugurated as the new headquarters of NGO Wirt Għawdex by Gozo Minister Anton Refalo and blessed by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech. In Guardia re-enactment group took part in the event. The NGO’s president Paul Pisani is...

  • Pure water from used batteries

    Pure water from used batteries

    St Francis School, Victoria, has install­ed a reverse os­mosis system to provide pure drinking water to its staff and pupils. The system was funded using the €2,500 prize money the school won after its pupils collected the largest amount of used...

  • Mcast Gozo Campus graduation ceremonies

    Mcast Gozo Campus graduation ceremonies

    Graduation ceremonies were recently held for 142 students who completed Level 3 and 4 courses run by the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology’s Foundation and Technical Colleges at Mcast’s Gozo campus. Another four students were presented...

  • Exhibition

    Exhibition

    A Spiritual Perspective, John Martin Borg’s first exhibition in Gozo, consists of 30 paintings in different styles and media on a religious theme. It was inaugurated at Il-Ħaġar mu­seum, St George’s Square, Victoria.

  • New Our Lady of Sorrows statue

    New Our Lady of Sorrows statue

    A new statue of Our Lady of Sorrows made by artist Manwel Farrugia of Victoria at St Anthony Church, Għajnsielem, was blessed by Bishop George Bugeja. It was sponsored by Joe and Michelina Vassallo, Għajnsielem emigrants in the US.

  • Upcoming events

    • Easter Sunday manifestations with the statue of the Risen Christ will be held today as follows: at 8.45am at St George’s basilica, Victoria, with the participation of La Stella Band; at 9am in Nadur with the participation of Mnarja Band, at...

  • Passion play

    Passion play

    A passion play entitled L-Imsallab fi Triqatna (The crucified in our streets) was held in Victoria last Sunday by Għaqda Dilettanti Ġimgħa l-Kbira – Għawdex. It started in St Augustine Square and continued in various locations in the streets of...

  • Way of the Cross

    Way of the Cross

    Bishops George Bugeja and Mario Grech last Sunday led a Way of the Cross at Għammar Hill.

  • Sacred music concert

    Sacred music concert

    A concert of sacred music entitled Ecce Homo was performed last Sunday at St Francis church, Victoria, by Santa Cecilia Foundation, directed by Antoine Mercieca.

  • Easter sweet fair

    Easter sweet fair

    Home-made traditional delicacies prepared by a team of helpers led by Marlene Galea were sold at a fundraising Easter sweet fair at Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria, last Sunday.

  • Holy Week functions and other upcoming events

    • An activity entitled Ħadd il-Passjoni (Passion Sunday) will be held at Ta’ Passi fields, Għajnsielem, today at 4.30pm by Għaqda Drammatika Għajnsielem. • A Good Friday procession will leave the cathedral, Victoria, today at 5.30pm. • A...

  • Youth leader academy project launched

    Gozo Youth Council has embarked on a project called iLead The Crea­tive Leader Academy aimed at tackling the problem of Gozo’s brain drain problem by empowering youths on the island. The project’s main objectives are to provide training...

  • Passion Sunday re-enactment

    A re-enactment activity entitled Ħadd il-Passjoni (Passion Sunday) will be held at Ta’ Passi fields, Għajnsielem, on Saturday at 4.30pm. Around 60 actors will take part in the event, which will consist of the Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem,...

  • Science Days in Gozo

    Science Days in Gozo

    The third edition of the National Student Travel Foundation (NSTF) Science Days in Gozo was held at the Gozo College. The annual three-day exhibition enabled Gozitan students to showcase science-related work as well as attend interactive sessions...

  • Sannat resident celebrates his 100th birthday

    Sannat resident celebrates his 100th birthday

    Salvu Mercieca, a bachelor from Sannat who has spent his life tilling fields and running a grocery shop, recently celebrated his centenary with a thanksgiving concelebrated Mass led by parish priest Michael Curmi. Sannat band performed marches to...

  • Reading ambassador’s visit

    Reading ambassador’s visit

    Singer Amber visited Gozo College’s primary school, Victoria, as part of a campaign to promote reading organised by the National Literacy Agency. She read stories to the children and took part in a forum about reading. The singer is one of various...

  • Upcoming events

    • Federazzjoni Maltija Vetturi Antiki is organising a show of vintage cars that will start today at 10.30am at Għajnsielem, stop over in Marsalforn and end at the Mġarr Yacht Marina at 1.30pm. During the vintage motors festival there will be shows...

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