• Artisan market at San Lawrenz

    Artisan market at San Lawrenz

    Swejjaq, a traditional artisan market the likes of which used to be held in various Maltese and Gozitan villages in the past, was held for the second time at San Lawrenz main square, organised by the local council. The market featured the sale of...

  • Upcoming events

    • Oasi Foundation will hold the third edition of the Oasi Cup Run today. There is a 10km run for adults and three children’s runs. Participants are to meet at 9.30am in front of The Duke shopping centre, Victoria. • A blood donation session will...

  • Feast of Our Lady of Graces

    Feast of Our Lady of Graces

    The feast of Our Lady of Graces was celebrated by the Capuchin Friars in Victoria last Sunday. Canon Antoine Borg  led a concelebrated Mass  assisted by Fr Joe Buttigieg and other Capuchin friars. Can. Borg delivered the panegyric. The traditional...

  • Independence Day concert

    Independence Day concert

    On the occasion of Malta’s Independence Day celebrations, the symphonic band of the Armed Forces of Malta, under the direction of Warrant Officer 1 Jonathan Borg, gave a concert on Independence Square, Victoria, last Sunday.

  • Comino visit

    Comino visit

    Year 6 past pupils of the Gozo College primary school, Victoria, spent a day in Comino. This and other planned outings are aimed to help pupils maintain contact between the school and its past pupils. The group was accompanied by head of school...

  • Youth band concert

    Youth band concert

    The Gozo Youth Wind Band presented the second edition of Stage and Proms on the Sea at the Mġarr Marina. The 55-piece band was under the direction of its founder and musical director Joseph Grech.  Young Gozitan pop singer Sarah Bonnici and...

  • Upcoming events

    • The Friends of the Sick and Elderly in Gozo are organising a charity sale at Victoria Football Ground (next to car park) today from 7.30am to 1pm. • A blood donation session will be held at Gozo General Hospital Outpatients Department on Tuesday...

  • Our Lady of Graces feast

    Our Lady of Graces feast

    The feast of Our Lady of Graces will be celebrated today by the Capuchin Frairs of Victoria. Canon Antoine Borg will preside a concelebrated Mass at 9am and will also deliver the panegyric. A pilgrimage with the participation of motorcycles and...

  • Swedish youths on the island

    Swedish youths on the island

    A group of youths from Jorlanda, Gothenburg in Sweden were recently in Gozo and together with the youths of the Don Bosco Oratory took part in various activities including a boat trip to Comino where they were also treated with a barbeque party.

  • Clergy visit newly-restored Citadel

    Clergy visit newly-restored Citadel

    Archpriest Canon Reuben Micallef (right), Fr Geoffrey Attard (third from left) and newly-ordained priest Fr Joseph Attard (second from left) of St Mary’s parish, Żebbuġ, accompanied by their parish altar servers, are pictured being shown around...

  • Skolasajf students explore the Citadel

    Skolasajf students explore the Citadel

    Students attending the Skolasajf 2016 in Victoria participated in an initiative held by Christabel and Ramona Attard, and Mariosa Thewma, named Exploring the Citadel. This fun day included various activities among them a tour around the Citadel, a...

  • Exhibition by three Agius artists

    Exhibition by three Agius artists

    Mario, Victor and Charlene Agius are putting up an art exhibition entitled Agius 3 at the Gozo Ministry exhibition hall, St Francis Square, Victoria. It includes recent sculptures by Mario Agius, mainly in olive wood, and contemporary sculptures,...

  • Upcoming events

    • A car boot sale is being organised today from 7am onwards, in aid of the Arka Foundation at the main Marsalforn car park. • A blood donation session is being held today from 8am to 1pm at the Gozo General Hospital Outpatients Department. • The...

  • Celebrating Xagħra dome restoration

    Celebrating Xagħra dome restoration

    A musical literary soirée was held at Xagħra parish church last Sunday to mark the completion of the conservation and restoration of the dome’s interior artistic decoration. The restoration and gilding were entrusted to Manwel Zammit of Żejtun and...

  • 1551 in concert

    1551 in concert

    1551 in Concert, a musical event marking one of the darkest pages in Gozo’s history, when almost the island’s entire population of 5,000 was dragged away into slavery by Turkish forces 465 years ago, was performed at the Citadel. The performance...

  • 75 years as a nun

    75 years as a nun

    Sr Massimina Galea, a 98-year-old nun, recently celebrated the 75th anniversary of her religious profession with the Franciscan Sisters of the Heart of Jesus. Numerous relatives, the mother provincial and nuns from various other Gozitan religious...

  • New Sannat chapel opened

    New Sannat chapel opened

    A new Eucharistic chapel in the centre of Sannat was opened by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech. It will be open every day from 5am till 11pm for personal, silent prayer. The chapel is one of the parish’s main projects to mark the 125th anniversary of the...

  • Xagħra band club exhibition

    Xagħra band club exhibition

    Xagħra Victory Philharmonic Society set up an exhibition at its premises to mark the 40th anniversary since the laying of its club’s foundation stone in 1976. It included official documents, plans and photos related to the event and to the...

  • Upcoming events

    • The titular statue at Our Lady of Graces church, Victoria, will be taken out of its niche today at 10am in preparation for the feast that will be celebrated there next Sunday. A barbecue will be held on the church parvis tomorrow at 8pm. Tickets...

  • Projects embellish Xagħra square, parvis

    Projects embellish Xagħra square, parvis

    Projects that have embellished Victory Square and September 8 Avenue, Xagħra, and restored the parvis of the village’s Nativity of Our Lady parish church, were inaugurated last Tuesday. The projects were part-funded by the EU Leader programme. The...