• Coming up

    • The feast of Our Lady of Perpetual Help will be celebrated at Kerċem parish today. Bishop Mario Grech will lead a Pontifical Mass at 9am. At 11.30am, marches will be played in the main streets by Sant’Antnin Band of Birkirkara. At 7pm evening...

  • Fundraising for Cottolengo Hospital

    Fundraising for Cottolengo Hospital

    Fourteen youths from Għajnsielem will be carrying out voluntary work in September at Cottolengo Hospital, Turin, a non-profit institution purposely built for disabled people. Last Sunday, Għajnsielem Youth Group held a car wash in the village...

  • Photo exhibition of women in Maltese society

    Photo exhibition of women in Maltese society

    A two-month photo exhibition entitled A Pictorial Diary of Women in Maltese Society is being held at the Banca Giuratale, Victoria. The exhibition, curated by Caroline Tonna and Maria Cassar and supported by financial advisory services firm Nexia...

  • World Cup Day

    World Cup Day

    Brazilian residents in Gozo Luciana Zakonyi and Daniel Conceicao are seen showing children at Gozo College Rabat Primary School, Victoria, how to dance the capoeira and samba as part of a series of fun activities organised by the school to...

  • Feast decoration

    Feast decoration

    Artist Paul Camilleri Cauchi is seen working on a painting of St John of Damascus, which forms part of the outdoor decorations for the feast of the Visitation being celebrated in Għarb today.

  • World Blood Donor Day

    World Blood Donor Day

    World Blood Donor Day was marked for the first time with a blood donation session at the Gozo General Hospital outpatients department. Hospital CEO Nadine Delicata (right) and Angelo Degiorgio (second from right), manager, Blood Donation Services...

  • ‘Avoid drug victims ending up in court’ – Minister

    ‘Avoid drug victims ending up in court’ – Minister

    Minister for the Family and Social Solidarity Michael Farrugia said a White Paper on how to deal with the drug problem was being prepared and one of its principal concepts was avoiding drug victims ending up in court, as this only serves to label...

  • Sacred art exhibition in aid of Ta’ Pinu

    Sacred art exhibition in aid of Ta’ Pinu

    An exhibition of sacred art entitled Via Pulchritudinis: The Way of Beauty, curated by Salesian Charles Cini, is open at Dar Karmni Grima, Għarb. Besides give space to the artists to express beauty through art, the exhibition aims to raise funds...

  • Baroque concert

    Baroque concert

    The third in a series of five baroque concerts, entitled Rameau and his Contemporaries, was performed last Sunday by the Musica Poetica London at Mgr G. Farrugia hall, St George’s Basilica as part of the 17th edition of the Victoria International...

  • Coming up

    • Għarb celebrates the feast of the Visitation today with a solemn Mass led by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech at 9am. St Margaret Band will play marches at 11.30am. Archpriest Joseph Sultana will lead sung vespers at 6.30pm and the procession at 7.30pm,...

  • Archaeological remains are discovered at Pjazza Savina

    Archaeological remains are discovered at Pjazza Savina

    Archaeological remains have been discovered at Pjazza Savina, Victoria, during excavation works related to a major infrastructural project being carried out by Victoria local council. Under the direction of the Superintendence of Cultural...

  • E-marketing course

    A 16-hour course on e-marketing will be held in July, August and September by Malta University Consulting at the University’s Gozo Centre, Mġarr Road, Xewkija. The course is aimed at people involved in marketing but who have not yet experienced...

  • Free IT course for pupils

    Free IT course for pupils

    Ikids, a course aimed at enhancing pupils’ ICT skills, was launched at Gozo College’s Rabat Primary. The 10-hour course consists of five weekly two-hour sessions, starting on July 7. Applicants should be aged between five and 10 (Years 1-6). This...

  • Gozo Regional Youth Council

    Gozo Regional Youth Council

    At its first general meeting, the recently established Gozo Regional Youth Council (GRYC), made up of representatives from various Gozitan youth organisations, approved its statute and elected its committee members for the coming two years. They...

  • Educational studies journal

    Educational studies journal

    The fourth volume of the Journal of Educational Studies, published by Gozo College, features research papers by Gozitan educators on a variety of subjects.

  • Feast day at Ta’ Pinu

    Feast day at Ta’ Pinu

    Last Sunday, Bishop Mario Grech presided over celebrations at Ta’ Pinu sanctuary marking the feast of the Solemnity of the Calling of the Blessed Virgin of Ta’ Pinu, Gozo. He led the congregation reciting the supplication to Our Lady and...

  • Għarb parvis restoration

    Għarb parvis restoration

    Concrete balustrades at Għarb parish church’s parvis are being replaced by balustrades carved in stone on the same design of the originals. The work is being done by Anthony Spiteri from Għarb. Some balustrades, which are about 400 years old but...

  • Colourful show in Nadur

    Colourful show in Nadur

    The 21st Agricultural Show in Nadur organised by the local council, in Archpriest Martin Camilleri Square came to an end last Sunday with mayor Charles Said presenting mementos to the 135 exhibitors. Items on display included agricultural...

  • 102nd birthday

    102nd birthday

    Loreta Curmi of Nadur celebrated her 102nd birthday on June 11. She is the seventh of nine siblings. Her upbringing was very simple and typical of a family toiling fields. Curmi is the oldest ever member of the MUSEUM society. Her Christian...

  • Corpus Christi

    Corpus Christi

    Last Sunday, the Corpus Christi procession of children who received their First Holy Communion was held in all Gozitan villages. In Nadur, the procession was accompanied by the village band Mnarja playing religious hymns. In Gozo, boys and girls...