• Għajnsielemfest


    Għajnsielemfest, organised by the village local council, was this year held over two days and included the band Novel, singer Amber and DJ Alex Grech.

  • Don Bosco anniversary

    Don Bosco anniversary

    Activities in Gozo marking the 200th anniversary of St John Bosco’s birth kicked off last Sunday with a parade by the Salesian Boys Brigade of Sliema through Victoria’s main streets. This was followed by a procession with the statue of the saint...

  • Oriana in Gozo

    Oriana in Gozo

    Over 1,200 passengers disembarked to tour Gozo when their cruise ship Oriana, operated by P&O, called at Mġarr last Sunday. It was the ship’s first visit to Gozo. Local agents MBL expressed satisfaction that Carnival had included Gozo in its...

  • Santa Marija agrarian show

    Santa Marija agrarian show

    The traditional Santa Marija Show was held at Villa Rundle Gardens, Victoria, last week. A total of 105 competitors took part in the two-day agrarian exhibition, displaying 3,690 items, including agricultural produce, livestock, poultry, cows,...

  • Upcoming events

    • The feast of the Assumption of Our Lady will be celebrated today in Żebbuġ. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will concelebrate Pontifical Mass with the parish clergy at 9am in the parish church. Mgr Lawrenz Sciberras will deliver the panegyric. At...

  • Open day at Comino tower

    Open day at Comino tower

    Santa Marija Tower on Comino will be open to the public on Saturday from 11am to 7pm. Din l-Art Ħelwa volunteers will escort visitors around the site and give historical information about the watch tower, built in 1618 during Grand Master Alof de...

  • Ceramics festival held in Xlendi

    Ceramics festival held in Xlendi

    The third edition of the Gozo Ceramics festival was held in Xlendi. Ceramicists produced and exhibited works at the event, and children were able to try their hand at making ceramics. There were also local live bands and free visits to the...

  • Iċ-Ċittadella paintings

    Iċ-Ċittadella paintings

    Paintings by Vince Caruana, Aaron Formosa, Dennis Mompalao and George Scicluna are on display at a collective exhibition entitled Iċ-Ċittadella set up by the Gozo Cultural Council at Il-Ħaġar Heart of Gozo museum, St George’s Square, Victoria.

  • Feast of St Clare celebrated

    Feast of St Clare celebrated

    The Poor Clare community in Victoria celebrated the feast of their foundress, St Clare of Assisi, with a Mass celebrated by Coadjutor Bishop of Tripoli George Bugeja, assisted by Vicar General of the Gozo diocese Tarcisio Camilleri and chaplain to...

  • Art Club 2000 exhibition

    Art Club 2000 exhibition

    Eighty works of art by 41 artists and 40 photos by four photographers are being exhi­bited at the eighth edition of the annual Art Club 2000 exhibition at the Gozo Ministry, Victoria. It is open every day except Sundays from 9am to 12.30pm up to...

  • Summer reflections festival

    Summer reflections festival

    The 24th edition of the annual Riflessi Sajfin open-air festival was held in Marsalforn by Oasi Foundation’s Primary Prevention Team. The three-hour event featured established singers and dancers and new performers, including Yada Dance Academy...

  • Victoria Scout Group summer camp

    Victoria Scout Group summer camp

    Victoria Scout Group’s summer camp at Dwejra this year attracted various distinguished visitors, including President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca Gozo, Minister Anton Refalo and Archbishop Emeritus Paul Cremona. Four scout groups from Bulgaria,...

  • Songs, poems under a blue moon

    Songs, poems under a blue moon

    The University’s Gozo campus held a cultural evening coinciding with last month’s blue moon. Corazón, Walter Micallef, and Ruth Portelli accompanied by Tal-Fuklar folk band (pictured) sang Maltese songs, Manwel Mifsud and Mario Debono interpreted...

  • Upcoming events

    • The following activities are being held at Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria, to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of St John Bosco, patron saint of children: A parade by the Salesian Boys Brigade will be held today at 9am from Republic Street,...

  • Summer Skolasport launched

    Summer Skolasport launched

    Seventy-five boys and girls aged between five and 12 are taking part in the first edition of Summer Skolasport. The programme consists of three half-day sessions every week till the first week of September during which participants are being...

  • Visit by Swedish youths

    Visit by Swedish youths

    Fifteen Swedish youths from the Sweden parish of Stora Hoga, near Gothenburg, spent 10 days in Gozo and took part in various activities with children and youths at Don Bosco oratory, Victoria. The group was led by their vicar and two youth leaders...

  • Xagħra plague victims commemorated

    Xagħra plague victims commemorated

    Victims of the plague that struck Xagħra in 1814 were remembered at a ceremony held by the village’s Victory Philarmonic Society. Aaron Attard-Hili delivered a speech and Christian Magrin played the reveille at the Xagħra plague cemetery. Society...

  • Cruise liner in Gozo

    Cruise liner in Gozo

    The cruise liner Seabourn Sojourn anchored off Mġarr to allow over 400 passengers to come ashore for tours in Gozo. It was the vessel’s fourth visit to the island this year.

  • Santa Marija celebration in Gozo

    Santa Marija celebration in Gozo

    The feast of Santa Marija will be celebrated at the cathedral in the Citadel in Victoria next Saturday. This morning, after Mass for Victoria football players, there will be a band march from the cathedral to Leone Band Club, where a bust will be...

  • 50th edition of Il-Ghid tal-Asssunta issued

    50th edition of Il-Ghid tal-Asssunta issued

    The 50th anniversary issue of the Gozo cathedral annual Il-Għid tal-Assunta has been published. It features historic and cultural Marian articles and poems and a chronicle of important events that took place at the cathedral over the past...