• Coming up

    • The GuateMalta Foundation is organising Gozo Quiz – For Fun & For Charity 2014 tomorrow at 7pm at Mojo’s Bar & Restaurant, Victoria. The quiz consists of eight rounds of questions on topics such as current events, history, sports and music.

  • Creative work on display at Victoria school

    Creative work on display at Victoria school

    Gozo College Boys’ Secondary School, Victoria, has set up an exhibition of its students’ creative work related to Christmas time in the school foyer. It includes cribs, paintings and seasonal food prepared under their teachers’ guidance.

  • Young Gozitan gymnasts in international competition

    Young Gozitan gymnasts in international competition

    Students from the Gozo Gymnastics Association – Joanne Vella, Pearl Ebejer, Kylie Grech, Marie Claire Cefai, Michela Caruana and Hayley Refalo – took part in the Gymstars international competition, Tarxien. Other participants came from Spain,...

  • Lecture on Order’s first 100 years in Malta

    Lecture on Order’s first 100 years in Malta

    Victor Mallia Milanes gave a lecture entitled ‘The Order of the Hospital in 1630’ at Il-Ħaġar museum, Victoria. He spoke on the state of the Hospitaller Order of St John during its first century in Malta.

  • Christmas at Il-Ħaġar museum

    Christmas at Il-Ħaġar museum

    Two temporary exhibits are on display for the Christmas season at Il-Ħaġar museum, St George’s Square, Victoria. One is an artisinal papier-mâché crib with terracotta figurines made by George Farrugia. The other is a set of clay and papier-mâché...

  • Scale model exhibition

    Scale model exhibition

    An exhibition of scale models of airplanes, cars, ships, figures, military vehicles, dioramas, science fiction figures, miniature churches, accessories and paper models was held by the Gozo Scale Modellers Club at The Duke shopping mall, Victoria.

  • Christmas pageant at San Lawrenz

    The 46th edition of the San Lawrenz Christmas pageant will be held today at 6.30pm. All residents of the village will be involved in one way or another in the event, most of which is played directly from households. The pageant is organised by...

  • Live crib at Xagħra

    Live crib at Xagħra

    The youth group Guiding Light at the Jesus of Nazareth church, Xagħra, is organising a live crib and nativity scene in front of the church. Admission is free. It will be open on Wednesday at 7pm, Thursday from 4 till 9pm, Friday and Saturday from...

  • High Mass for crib makers

    High Mass for crib makers

    A solemn High Mass at St Anthony church, Għajnsielem, was organised by the local branch of the Association of Friends of the Crib Gozo-Malta. It was celebrated by Can. Joe Cardona. A large crib made by Għajnsielem association president Anthony...

  • MCCF campaign launched at Ta’ Pinu

    MCCF campaign launched at Ta’ Pinu

    The Malta Community Chest Fund campaign in Gozo was launched with a Mass at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary presided by Gozo bishop Mario Grech. It was attended by President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca and Mr Preca and representatives of all Gozitan...

  • Singing Sisters visit primary school

    Singing Sisters visit primary school

    The Ekklesia Sisters visited Gozo College Rabat Primary. They performed songs to children in the school hall, including their song Love and Let Go. The children presented them with donations, toys and clothes.

  • Museum’s festive offer, exhibition

    Museum’s festive offer, exhibition

    Karmni Grima Museum, Għarb, is offering a reduced admission fee until January 4. During the festive season the museum is displaying an exhibition of traditional cribs from five continents, named ‘Those Who Believe in His Name’. The museum, at 2,...

  • Coming up

    • Gozo Padre Pio Prayer groups are holding an Advent retreat today at Our Lady of Graces Sanctuary, Victoria. National director Fr Alfred Scerri will celebrate Mass at 9am. Gozo Seminary spiritual director Fr Alex Refalo will deliver a talk on St...

  • Nativity Village at Għajnsielem

    Nativity Village at Għajnsielem

    The sixth edition of Bethlehem f’Għajnsielem was inaugurated on December 6 by President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca. Following weeks of hard work by the many volunteers, this very popular event marked the start of Christmas in Gozo. The...

  • Special handstamp

    Special handstamp

    The committee set up by the Gozo Ministry to coordinate the season’s activities had a commemorative cancellation designed by Anthony Grech used at the Victoria Post Office. The Milied f’Għawdex handstamp highlights the essentially religious...

  • Focus on sexual health

    Youth Gozo was held on the last weekend of November. The yearly set of events, organised by GUG (Gozo University Group) in collaboration with Aġenzija Żgħażagħ this year focused on sexual health, with a Gozitan dimension. On Friday several Gozitan...

  • Traditional crafts exhibition

    Traditional crafts exhibition

    Trophies were distributed last Monday to prize winners among the participants in the Exhibition of Traditional Crafts organised by the Gozo Agricultural, Industrial and Cultural Society at the Exhibition Hall of the Ministry for Gozo from December...

  • Mcast three-day open activity

    Mcast three-day open activity

    A three-day open activity at Mcast (Gozo) was organised recently for secondary students, parents and members of the public. Mcast guides took charge of the activity during which visitors were shown around the various technical laboratories and...

  • Christmas concert by Chorus Urbanus

    Il-Kunċert tal-Milied by Chorus Urbanus – the 17th in a series of the Yuletide concerts – is being held at St George’s Basilica on Saturday at 8pm. The concert will be marking the opening of the celebratory year commemorating the choir’s 40th...

  • Coming up

    • The diocesan Eucharistic Movement will hold Solemn adoration at Our Lady of Mount Carmel church, Ta’ Ħamet, today, with the theme Biex l-Imħabba tkun Maħbuba. Masses will be said 5am, at 9.3Oam and at 7.30pm, followed by the recitation of the Te...