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  • Coming up

    • A ceremony will be held to celebrate the feast of Christ the King today at 4.30pm in front of the Sacred Heart Seminary, Victoria. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will deliver a message. • Masses at Ta’ Pinu sanctuary will be said today at 6.15, 8.30,...

  • Fundraising concert at Ta’ Pinu

    A fundraising concert will be held at Ta’ Pinu sanctuary today at 6pm. It will feature two Gozitan musicians, Jason Camilleri on trumpet and Amy Rapa on the organ, joined by British musician Paul Thomas also on trumpet. They will perform musical...

  • Conference on mental health

    Conference on mental health

    Stress in children, adolescents, families and the elderly was discussed at the annual national conference of the Mental Health Association Gozo. It was held at the Grand Hotel, Għajnsielem, in collaboration with the Gozo Ministry. During the...

  • Rosary beads made from seeds

    Rosary beads made from seeds

    An exhibition of over 100 rosary beads, made from seeds by Gozitan Jesuit missionary George Camilleri, is on display at the Karmni Grima Museum, Għarb. It is open Monday to Saturday from 9am to 4pm and on Sundays from 9am to 12.30pm, until...

  • St Coronatus hand stamp

    St Coronatus hand stamp

    Maltapost has offered a commemorative hand stamp from its Nadur post office as part of celebrations marking the 250th anniversary of the arrival of the relics of St Coronatus at the village. Its designer, Anthony Grech, also produced a card for...

  • Guide to St George’s basilica

    Guide to St George’s basilica

    A guide to St George’s basilica, Victoria, by Paul Mizzi was launched at Il-Ħaġar museum in St George’s Square. The book, part of the Malta Insight Heritage Guides series, is on sale at €10 from the museum and other outlets.

  • Musical’s last show today

    Musical’s last show today

    The last show of the Maltese musical Imħabba ta’ Veru: Kjara u Franġisku l-Musical, based on the lives of St Clare and St Francis of Assisi, will take place today at 2.30pm at the Don Bosco Oratory Theatre, Victoria. For tickets, visit the booking...

  • Blood donation

    Blood donation

    A total of 47 people – 23 women and 24 men – donated blood last Sunday during a mobile blood donation session held at Dar San Pietru u San Pawl next to Mnarja Band Club, Nadur. It was organised by the National Blood Transfusion Service and the...

  • Nadur crafts exhibition

    Nadur crafts exhibition

    An open air exhibition of crafts by Nadur artisans was held to mark the feast of St Coronatus by Nadur Band Club and Mnarja Philharmonic Society. Among the exhibits were wooden models of vehicles, quilted items, statuettes, wooden toys and tools,...

  • Coming up

    • The annual show of the Military Vehicle Club Gozo will be held today from 9am to 2pm in St Peter and St Paul square, Nadur, in collaboration with the local council. The Military Vehicle Collectors Club, Malta Amateur Radio League, and Gozo Scale...

  • Operatic concert by La Stella Band

    La Stella Philharmonic Band will perform its annual operatic concert on Saturday at 6pm at the Astra Theatre, Victoria. The concert forms part of the Festival Mediterranea programme of events. During the event the 70-member band under the...

  • Kempo Arnis training camp

    Kempo Arnis training camp

    About 80 participants attended the Kempo Arnis Federation annual training camp at the Gozo Sports Complex. The camp consisted of semi­nars, youth sessions, classes for instructors of the sport and tests for individuals to be awarded a higher grade...

  • Wirt Għawdex lecture

    Wirt Għawdex lecture

    Paul Cassar delivered the second lecture in a two-part lecture entitled ‘Friaries and churches of the Augustinians, the Franciscan Minor Conventuals and the Capuchins in Rabat, Gozo: their historic and artistic value’. He focused on some of the...

  • Commemorating All Souls

    Commemorating All Souls

    A Mass to commemorate the faithful departed was celebrated last Sunday at the sanctuary of Our Lady of Graces, Victoria, on the feast of All Souls by Father Guardian of the Capuchin community of Victoria Joseph Libreri, assisted by Fr Remigio Galea.

  • Week of WWI rememberance

    Week of WWI rememberance

    The British Residents Association organised a series of activities in Gozo as part of a World War I centenary week of remembrance at Il-Ħaġar Heart of Gozo museum, St George’s Square, Victoria. These included a lecture by Maria Frendo entitled...

  • Cruise ship off Mġarr

    Cruise ship off Mġarr

    The cruise ship MV Deutschland anchored off Mġarr last Monday to enable its German passengers to conduct excursions in Gozo organised by Mifsud Brothers Ltd. Tender boats ferried the passengers ashore where they were welcomed by traditional folk...

  • Gozo weather page is a Facebook favourite

    The Gozo weather page, administered by Andrea Muscat, a youth from Għarb, won the best Maltese Facebook page prize at the 2014 Malta Social Media Awards. The page, which provides a daily weather forecast for the Maltese islands, was the second...

  • Oasi Cup Run

    Oasi Cup Run

    A large number of people took part in the first edition of the Oasi Cup Run organised last Sunday by the Oasi Foundation. The events included a 10-kilometre run, a five-kilometre walk and a children’s fun run. The winners of the 10km run were as...

  • Xagħra belvedere embellished

    Xagħra belvedere embellished

    Tas-Sellum belvedere in Xagħra has been embellished by the local council with porfido paving, furniture, rails and lighting and has been made more easily accessible. At the inauguration ceremony mayor Joseph Cordina unveiled a commemorative plaque...

  • Preview of book on terrorism in Malta

    Preview of book on terrorism in Malta

    A new book by Joe Mifsud entitled Terror’s footprints – Shadows of International Terrorism over Malta was previewed at Xewkija. It sheds new light on three acts of terrorism linked to Malta – the 1985 Egypt Air hijacking, the assassination of...

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