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  • Upcoming events

    • Friends of the Sick and Elderly is holding a charity sale today, from 7.30am to 1pm in the football ground near Victoria bus station. Sellers pay €10 per car space on the day. For enquiries call 2155 1180, 2155 3336. • Family entertainment will...

  • Victoria heritage trail inaugurated

    Victoria heritage trail inaugurated

    President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca inaugurated the Victoria heritage trail project, which involved the repaving of Independence, Savina and St George’s squares, Sir Adrian Dingli, Archpriest Saver Cassar, Sir Mikelang Refalo and Market...

  • Cribs on display

    Cribs on display

    The Bonello family of Xagħra kept its annual tradition of setting up four cribs in different styles at Qasam ta’ Dun Anton, Xagħra. The main crib features figurines in Neapolitan attire in a local setting with the Gozo Citadel in the background.

  • A ‘Gozitan’ crib

    A ‘Gozitan’ crib

    A ‘Gozitan’ crib – featuring locations such as St George’s Square and Xlendi – was set up at LBV Radio’s premises, St George’s Square, Victoria, by youths of La Stella Society for the second year running. It included original terracotta statuettes...

  • BOV Gozo team donation

    BOV Gozo team donation

    Bank of Valletta Gozo regional manager Horace Laudi presented Bishop Mario Grech with a €200 donation collected by the bank’s Gozo team during a Christmas social event.

  • Mini Christmas concert

    Mini Christmas concert

    The last in a series of four mini Christmas concerts at Il-Ħaġar museum, St George’s Square, Victoria, was performed by Piccole Stelle children’s choir, led by Mariella Spiteri Cefai. Dressed in their red uniforms the choristers sang a selection...

  • Singer’s performances

    Singer’s performances

    Albert-Lauren Agius delivered the child’s sermon and sang Forza Gesù and Caro Gesù ti scrivo as part of a programme of Christmas activities organised by the Franciscan community at Għajnsielem. He also sang at a Mass celebrated by Fr Joseph Magro...

  • Live nativity crib at Nadur

    Live nativity crib at Nadur

    A live crib and nativity scene has been organised for the third year running at Dar Dun Franġisk Grima, 37, Racecourse Street, Nadur, by Għaqda Ħbieb tal-Presepju. It is manned by volunteers and divided into eight sections, featuring the prophets,...

  • Schools’ Christmas plays and concerts

  • Upcoming events

    • The Three Magi will make a triumphal entry on horseback in Victory Square, Xagħra, today at 10.30am. • Bethlehem f’Għajnsielem comes to an end with the adoration of the Three Kings today at 3.30pm. • Dar Karmni Grima, Għarb, is hosting an...

  • Cribs galore at ministry hall

    Cribs galore at ministry hall

    For the 30th consecutive year, the Friends of the Cribs Gozo-Malta Association opened its doors for the annual exhibition of cribs being held at the Gozo Ministry hall in Victoria. Around 100 cribs built by members from both islands are on...

  • Handicrafts for the Christmas season

    Handicrafts for the Christmas season

    The Gozo Agricultural, Industrial and Cultural Society organised the annual handicrafts exhibition for the Christmas season at the Gozo Ministry. As in previous editions, the number of participants and exhibits were quite encouraging. Trophies and...

  • Mario Abela’s art exhibition

    Mario Abela’s art exhibition

    An art exhibition by Mario Abela, entitled Wood Love Some Space, is being held at Art e Gallery, Victoria. Abela’s current work is a contemplative odyssey. It is a journey which strives to recover memories; those of an existentialist trying to...

  • Nativity scene

    Nativity scene

    For the past 19 years Tonio Grech has been displaying his nativity scene made up of various tree barks and branches, stones and jablo to provide a wonderful combination with the latest LED technology. The crib is on show at the Boys’ Museum...

  • New showcase

    New showcase

    Il-Ħaġar (Pjazza San Ġorġ, Victoria) hosts a new showcase in which the Gozo Philatelic Society will be offering different exhibits featuring stamps and postal material. It was inaugurated with a Christmas theme, including errors and items showing...

  • First edition of Presepju Suq u Mexxi

    The Xagħra-based group The Guiding Light, in collaboration with the Gozo Ministry, Christmas in Gozo and Għaqda Milied fix-Xagħra are staging Presepju Suq u Mexxi. Fifteen years ago, the group took on the challenge of organising the first live...

  • Fontana procession

    Fontana procession

    For the first time, more than 350 boys and girls attending the Victoria Primary School participated in a procession with Baby Jesus from the school to Fontana parish church. Parish priest John Muscat led a short celebration, including carol...

  • Educational visit

    Educational visit

    A group of 25 Form 5 students from St Thomas More College, Żejtun Secondary School, spent a day in Gozo. During this educational trip, the students, who were accompanied by several teachers and their respective assistant head in charge, visited...

  • Annual Christmas concert

    Annual Christmas concert

    Gozo College Victoria Primary held its annual Christmas concert at the Don Bosco Oratory. The 370 boys and girls attending school staged the musical Children of the World. Production was in the hands of the school staff.

  • Breakfast with Santa

    Breakfast with Santa

    The Xagħra parish last Sunday organised a Breakfast with Santa at the Youth Centre for all parishioners. For the occasion, Joseph Bajada dressed up as Father Christmas and Eleanor Galea was his elf.

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