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  • St Francis church to host concert of sacred music

    The second edition of the Mater Dolorosa sacred music concert will be held today at 6pm at St Francis church, Victoria, by Santa Ċeċilja Foundation AD 2013. It will feature compositions by composers such as Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Albinoni...

  • Għarb church extension

    Għarb church extension

    Works are currently under way to enlarge Għarb parish church’s presbytery. It will include a new altar designed by Manuel Farrugia clad in Carrara marble from Italy . The works were approved by the Gozo Curia Art Commission.

  • Football is for girls too

    Football is for girls too

    Two referees from the Malta Football Association visited Gozo College’s Għarb primary school as part of a campaign to encourage more girls to practise football. After a presentation and discussion on the game, a training session was held in the...

  • Gospel choir concert

    Gospel choir concert

    The Gozo Christian Music Festival organised by the Don Bosco Oratory ended with a concert by Animae Gospel Choir. Led by Pamela Bezzina, the choir gave a 90-minute concert of gospel and Christian music. The concert, one of several events held to...

  • Nadur square embellishment

    Nadur square embellishment

    Embellishment and paving works in St Peter and St Paul Square, Nadur, are expected to be completed by the end of May. The €500,000 project, co-funded by the EU and the local council, are being carried out by Xmun Projects Ltd under the supervision...

  • Baking figolli for charity

    Baking figolli for charity

    An Easter sweets bazaar in aid of the restoration of Xagħra basilica is open near the church all day today and during the week. Photo shows volunteers at the Xagħra parish centre preparing figolli and other Easter sweets for the bazaar.

  • NSTF Science Days

    NSTF Science Days

    Over 800 students visited NSTF Science Days in Gozo. The science outreach event included interactive sessions with local and foreign science communicators, hands-on ex­peri­ments and exhibitions of students’ science projects. This event ended with...

  • Gozo Week held at University campus

    Gozo Week held at University campus

    Gozo Week was held at the main University campus in Msida. The annual week-long series of activities organised by the Gozo University Group included performances by Gozitan musicians and artists and stands promoting various entities based in Gozo...

  • Dual art exhibition

    Dual art exhibition

    Gozitan siblings George James and Michael Cutajar Zahra are exhibiting works of art at Il-Ħaġar museum, St George’s Square, Victoria. Michael Cutajar Zahra’s first solo sacred art exhibition, entitled Divinità, is on display in the foyer. It...

  • Holy Week activities in Għajnsielem

    A series of activities will be organised during Holy Week by Għaqda Drammatika Għajn­sielem in collaboration with Għajnsielem council and Fort Chambray Ltd. A procession performed by about 100 actors dressed as biblical characters will be held to...

  • Primary schools’ sports day

    Primary schools’ sports day

    Gozo Church primary schools held their annual sports day at the Gozo Sports Complex, Victoria. Over 600 children took part. Bishop Mario Grech presented medals to the winning team.

  • Coming up

    • An Easter sweets fair in aid of the Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria, will be held today from 8am to 6pm in the oratory foyer. • Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will lead a Via Crucis at Ta’ Għammar Hill today at 6.30pm. Participants are asked to bring a red...

  • Archbishop-elect visits Ta’ Pinu

    Archbishop-elect visits Ta’ Pinu

    Archbishop-elect Charles Scicluna and Gozo Bishop Mario Grech concele­brated Mass at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary. The Archbishop-elect later placed a bouquet of flowers in front of the painting of Our Lady of Ta’ Pinu. The Gozo bishop later hosted Scicluna...

  • Making reading fun

    Making reading fun

    St Francis School, Victoria, held a week of Making Reading Fun activities, including puppet shows, treasure hunts, songs and mimes, to instil in the pupils a love for books. The week reached a climax when the children dressed up as characters they...

  • Science eco-trail

    Science eco-trail

    Year 4, 5 and 6 pupils from Gozo Gollege’s San Lawrenz Primary went on a science eco-trail. They walked down to Dwejra, along an ancient, rarely used, rock-hewn path and alongside abandoned quarries in the area. The pupils learnt about local flora...

  • La Boheme at Astra Theatre

    Booking is open for a new production of Puccini’s La Boheme that will be staged at the Astra Theatre, Victoria, on October 29 and 31 at 7.30pm, under the musical direction of Joseph Vella and artistic direction of Enrico Stinchelli. It will kick...

  • Gozo classic road race

    Gozo classic road race

    The third edition of the Gozo Classic Road Race was held in Xagħra by Team Greens Cycling Club on one of the island’s most spectacular road racing circuits.

  • Books on Gozitan legends, games

    Books on Gozitan legends, games

    Copies of a new book featuring Gozitan legends compiled by George Pisani and entitled Mela Darba..., were presented by Noel Formosa, coordinator of Ta’ Ċangura – San Lawrenz Folk Group, to George Cassar, assistant librarian at the Gozo National...

  • Passion play preparations

    Passion play preparations

    This year’s edition of L-Imsallab fi Triqatna, a play in the streets of Victoria re-enacting Christ’s passion, will be held on Saturday at 7pm. Photo shows (from left) Jamie Camilleri, who plays Christ, actors Giorgio Anici and Leon Muscat,...

  • Oasi run/walk and family fest next Sunday

    The first edition of the Oasi Family Fest will be held next Sunday. Participants in the walk or run will set off at 10am from the Oasi Centre, Wied Sara Street, Victoria, to the Ta’ Xħajma Race Track. Applications may be downloaded from www.

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