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  • Students fundraising for Uganda education project

    A stall selling products made from old jeans material by the students from the Bishop’s Conservatory Secondary School will be set up on Saturday from 8am to 8pm at Arkadia shopping complex, Victoria. Funds raised from the sales will be used to...

  • Places exhibition

    Places exhibition

    Gozitan artists Christopher Saliba and Paul Stellini exhibited 16 of their latest paintings of Gozitan landscapes in an exhibition entitled Places at the Banca Giuratale, Victoria. The artists, known for their versatility in figurative and...

  • Christmas art exhibition

    Christmas art exhibition

    President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca opened an art exhibition entitled Ġej il-Milied (Christmas is coming), comprising paintings by various artists. It is open at Karmni Grima Museum, Għarb Street, Għarb, from Tuesday to Saturday from 9am to 4pm,...

  • Ex-bank staff reunion

    Ex-bank staff reunion

    Former staff of Barclays and Mid-Med banks who worked in Gozo organised a reunion, with some even coming from Australia and Germany. It started with Mass at St Augustine Church, Victoria, for the repose of deceased colleagues, followed by a...

  • ‘Biblical garden’ at Ta’ Pinu

    ‘Biblical garden’ at Ta’ Pinu

    A biblical garden – comprising 42 carob, pomegranate and fig trees that are mentioned in the Bible – has been planted near the fourth station of the Way of the Cross on Għammar Hill, opposite Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary. The garden was set up part of a...

  • Conference on mental health of adolescents

    Conference on mental health of adolescents

    Youths’ place in today’s family, self-harm, eating disorders, cyber crime and use of illicit substances were among the topics discussed at a seminar on adolescent mental health in Gozo. Entitled Iż-Żgħazagħ – ir-realtà attwali (Youths – current...

  • Remembrance Day

    Remembrance Day

    Remembrance Day was commemorated last Sunday with the laying of wreaths at the foot of the war monument in Independence Square, Victoria, and the playing of the Last Post and the Reveille. Gozo Minister Anton Refalo presided over the ceremony.

  • New Xewkija archpriest installed

    New Xewkija archpriest installed

    Xewkija’s new archpriest Daniel Xerri was installed last Sunday. He was escorted to the parish church in a processional march accompanied by Precursor Band of Xewkija and Victory Band of Xagħra, where a short ceremony was held on the church...

  • Upcoming events

    • A car boot sale is taking place today from 7am onwards in Marsalforn’s main car park organised by Arka Foundation in aid of its respite centre. Sellers are not required to book but are asked for a €10 donation per car. For details visit...

  • Germany seminar

    Germany seminar

    A seminar entitled ‘Raising the quality of teaching in the European classroom’ aimed at improving skills and exploring innovative ways of individualised teaching and learning, was held in Schwerin, Germany, by the German Erasmusplus national agency.

  • Fun walk postponed

    Fun walk postponed

    The first President’s Solidarity Gozo Fun Walk, which was due to be held last Sunday, had to be called off due to the inclement weather. The fundraising activity in aid of the Malta Community Chest Fund will be rescheduled to a later date. Photo...

  • Santa Luċija concert

    Santa Luċija concert

    A concert entitled Santa Luċija Symphony of Lights was held in the village square by the Gozo Youth Wind Band directed by Joseph Grech. It featured a repertoire of classic film soundtracks, selections from musicals and other arrangements. Singers...

  • New van for Arka

    New van for Arka

    A van specially adapted for residents and clients of Dar l-Arka, Għajnsielem, partly sponsored by the Malta Community Chest Fund, was officially presented to the centre. Arka Foundation director Mgr Emanuel Curmi blessed the vehicle in the...

  • Vocational fund to support Gozitans’ careers launched

    A vocational fund to provide financial support to Gozitans to help further their careers has been launched by Rotary Club of Gozo and the Gozo Ministry. The project is the initiative of Rotary Club of Gozo, whose members raise money through...

  • Xewkija cemetery enlarged

    Xewkija cemetery enlarged

    A new extention has added 372 new graves to Santa Marija Cemetery, Xewkija, bringing the total to 1,152. Of these, 10 per cent are common graves owned by the State, for people who do not own a private tomb. The common graves were also...

  • Award for piano player

    Award for piano player

    Daphne Delicata, 9, of Victoria, won second prize at the 22nd edition of the Amadeus International Competition for young piano players in Brno, Czech Republic. She is tutored by Irina Fedcenko Carbonaro and attends Victoria Primary School.

  • KAF Malta training camp

    KAF Malta training camp

    KAF Malta held its fifth annual autumn training camp at the Gozo Sports Complex, Victoria. It included instructors’ courses, seminars, sessions for juniors, belt testing and a tournament on arnis, a Filipino art using a stick or blade. The...

  • Promoting intercultural understanding

    Promoting intercultural understanding

    Artists from 14 Mediterranean countries participated in Art Camp Malta, the second part of which was held at Villa Rundle Gardens, Victoria. The 10-day project aimed at promoting cultural cooperation and understanding between nations, was...

  • Upcoming events

    • A charity car boot sale will be held today from 8am to 1pm at the football ground next to Victoria’s main car park by Friends of the Sick and Elderly in Gozo. Sellers pay €10 per car space. • A blood donation session will be held at Dar San...

  • Ecclesiastical art discoveries talk

    Ecclesiastical art discoveries talk

    ‘Design and Decoration for Ecclesiastical Gozo 1800-1900: Recent Important Discoveries’ is the title of a talk to be given by Mark Sagona on Friday at 7pm at the Gozo Ministry conference hall, Victoria. The talk, being held as part of Festival...

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