• Performance of Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis

    Oscar Wilde’s celebrated work De Profundis will be staged for first time in Malta on November 14 at 7.30pm at the Astra Theatre, Victoria, as part of the Festival Mediterranea. Written over a period of three months in 1897 towards the end of...

  • Remembering their Sisters

    Remembering their Sisters

    The names of members of the Franciscan Sisters of the Heart of Jesus who are buried at St Mary’s Cemetery, Xewkija, and the date of their death, have been marked on two large marble plaques that have been erected on the congregation’s graves.

  • Exhibition at Il-Ħaġar

    Exhibition at Il-Ħaġar

    A range of sketches, drawings and oil paintings by Mario Caffaro Rore and his daughter Adriana are on display in an exhibition entitled Art Genius from Father to Daughter at Il-Ħaġar – Heart of Gozo, St George’s Square, Victoria. The exhibition is...

  • French Room at Minor Seminary

    French Room at Minor Seminary

    French Ambassador to Malta Béatrice Le Fraper du Hellen inaugurated a new French Room at Sacred Heart Minor Seminary, Victoria. She was greeted at the school by headmaster Emanuel Saliba and members of the school administration. Students learning...

  • Sant says more EU funds needed to ensure new jobs for Gozitan youths

    Sant says more EU funds needed to ensure new jobs for Gozitan youths

    Addressing a seminar entitled ‘Gozitans’ Aspirations in Europe’ at Ta’ Ċenċ Hotel, Sannat, MEP Alfred Sant said greater efforts should be made to acccess EU funds to create new economic activity in Gozo, which would ensure new job opportunities...

  • Victoria pupils’ ‘peace donkey’

    Victoria pupils’ ‘peace donkey’

    Children at Victoria Primary School are seen hand-painting one of the 21 fibreglass ‘peace donkeys’ to be displayed at the Mdina Cathedral Art Biennale, which opens on November 13 and will run through to January 7, 2016. The school is using the...

  • Remembering Roman times

    Remembering Roman times

    Gozo Cathedral Archpriest Joseph Attard celebrated a thanksgiving Mass to mark the 30th anniversary of his appointment by Cardinal Ugo Poletti as parish priest of St Ignatius of Antioch in Rome, on October 20, 1985. The Mass, held at Good Shepherd...

  • Upcoming events

    • Artists from around the Mediterranean will be performing in Art Camp Malta activities from today to Tuesday, between 10am and 4pm, at Villa Rundle Gardens, Victoria. The public is invited to attend. • Ant-Man (12A) and Tomorrowland a World...

  • Conference on mental health in adolescence

    Iż-Żgħożija – Ir-realtà attwali is the title of a conference to be held by the Mental Health Association Gozo on Friday from 8.30am to 1pm at Villa Fiorita, Marsalforn. It will deal with current trends and issues related to youths such as eating...

  • Robotics Club

    An after-school Robotics Club is being organised at the Minor Seminary, Victoria. Students will build Lego Mindstorms robots and attachments, as well as programme the robots to move and perform tasks. In the process they will learn concepts of...

  • Seminar on Second Maltese Republic

    Seminar on Second Maltese Republic

    A seminar entitled ‘Towards a Second Republic’ dealing with proposed amendments to Malta’s Constitution was held by the Circolo Gozitano at its premises in Victoria. Photo shows the panel of speakers (from left) professor of legal history Ray...

  • Italian artists’ exhibition

    Italian artists’ exhibition

    An exhibition of paintings by Corrado Iozia, Debora Vasta, Enzo Chiavetta and Graziella Torrisi is being held at the Gozo Ministry exhibition hall, Victoria, daily from 8.30am to 4pm until Friday.

  • Painting commemorated

    Painting commemorated

    A thanksgiving Mass was celebrated by Fr Edeodato Schembri, prior of the Augustinian monks in Gozo, to commemorate the 250-year-old painting of Our Lady of Good Council at St Augustine Church, Victoria. The painting by a Roman artist arrived at...

  • School is awarded €2,500 for used battery collection

    School is awarded €2,500 for used battery collection

    St Francis School, Victoria, was awarded €2,500 after it won the 2014-5 edition of Wasteserv’s Battery Buster Campaign. Its pupils collected over 200 kilos of used batteries, making it the school that collected the most per capita among the 174...

  • New bishop’s thanksgiving Mass

    New bishop’s thanksgiving Mass

    New bishop George Bugeja celebrated a thanksgiving Mass at St Anthony’s Church, Għajnsielem. He was presented by a pectoral cross and a mitre by parishioners and members of the church’ street decoration group. The Gozo diocese choir participated...

  • Lunzjata Valley festival

    Lunzjata Valley festival

    The annual Festubru cultural festival was held by St Gregory’s Band Club of Kerċem at Lunzjata Valley. Among the highlights was a guided tour along the lush valley led by Joe Grima (above, second from left) and a demonstration by Alda Bugeja...

  • Photographic exhibition

    Photographic exhibition

    Six Gozitan photographers – Amanda Cassar Torregiani, Anthony Grech, Anthony Scicluna, Baskal Mallia, Charlie Buttigieg and Paul Scicluna – are exhibiting some of their works in a collective photographic exhibition entitled Frammenti. It is being...

  • Upcoming events

    • Friends of the Sick and Elderly in Gozo will hold a charity sale today from 8am to 1pm at the football ground next to the main car park, Victoria. Sellers pay €10 per car space. • Two by Two: Oops the Ark Has Gone (U) and A Royal Night Out (12A)...

  • More animals blessed

    More animals blessed

    More pets and other animals were blessed by Coadjutor Bishop of Tripoli George Bugeja last Sunday at St Anthony Church, Għajnsielem, on the occasion of the feast of St Francis of Assisi. The Mosta Scout Group took part in the activity.

  • Annual retreat

    Annual retreat

    A group of Capuchin friars are pictured at their annual retreat at Our Lady of Graces Friary, Victoria, watched over by a statue of Padre Pio with his characteristic motto: ‘Pray, hope and don’t worry’. Capuchin provincial minister Fr Martin...