• Hotel visit

    Hotel visit

    Year 5 pupils at Gozo College’s Għajnsielem Primary recently took part in an educational visit to the Grand Hotel in the same village. Hotel events manager Alfio Rapa and Charlon Tabone, a student from the Institute of Tourism Studies, showed the...

  • Joseph the musical

    Joseph the musical

    The Helping Hands Group last Sunday presented Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria, in aid of Puttinu Cares. Among the participants were Ludwig Galea as Joseph,...

  • Coming up

    • A blood donation session will be held at Gozo General Hospital’s outpatients department today between 8am and 1pm. • The Catholic Action Movement is holding a Lenten prayer session for women on Tuesday from 9 to 11am at Fontana parish church.

  • Victoria Scouts hold annual meeting

    Victoria Scouts hold annual meeting

    At Victoria Scout Group’s annual general meeting, Jurgen Attard was presented with Venture Scout of the Year award. Andrea Galea won Scout of the Year award, Michele Terribile won Cub Scout of the Year, Seeonee Pack, and Simon Formosa won Cub...

  • Passion play

    Passion play

    Xagħra Catholic Action Dramatic Group last Sunday presented a Passion play called Barabbas, directed by Josephine Azzopardi, at the Catholic Action centre, Xagħra. A cast of around 60 actors took part, including Paul Stellini as Barabbas and John...

  • Painting donated

    Painting donated

    Cynthia Saliba of Victoria, a primary art teacher at St Therese College in Malta, recently presented an artwork titled Life to the Gozo General Hospital’s paediatric unit.

  • Vintage car show

    Vintage car show

    Over 100 vintage and classic cars took part in an event organised by the Federazzjoni Maltija Vetturi Antiki. It included a regularity run from Rabat, Malta, to Victoria, and three static car shows in the main squares of Nadur, Victoria and Xagħra.

  • School holds open evening

    The Bishop’s Conservatory Secondary School, Victoria, recently held an open evening for prospective students and their parents to familiarise themselves with the school environment, to meet their future teachers and learn about the subjects and...

  • Walk for Water

    Walk for Water

    The Ekoskola committee of Gozo College Girls Secondary School, Victoria, held a Walk for Water to commemorate World Water Day for the fourth consecutive year. The walk raised €600, which will go towards a project in Kenya to install a large water...

  • St Andrew’s chapel, Fontana

    St Andrew’s chapel, Fontana

    Painter Paul Camilleri Cauchi is seen giving a final touch to one of his paintings at St Andrew’s chapel in Fontana parish church, comprising four works for the small cupola, four spandrels and two lunettes depicting episodes from the life of St...

  • Coming up

    • Breast Care Support Group Europa Donna Malta is organising its annual breast health awareness walk today. The meeting place is at Pjazza Savina, Victoria, at 9.30am. • Masses at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary will be said today at 6.15, 8.30, 10, 11.15am...

  • Fjur t’Assisi choir marks its 15th anniversary

    Fjur t’Assisi choir marks its 15th anniversary

    The Capuchin friar community at Victoria recently commemorated the 15th anniversary of the establishment of the Fjur t’Assisi choir with a Mass celebrated by Fr Godfrey Zarb, accompanied by the choir led by Marita Cassar. This was followed by a...

  • Bishop meets pupils

    Bishop meets pupils

    Gozo Bishop Mario Grech last Tuesday visited Gozo College Rabat Primary School as part of his pastoral visit to Fontana. He was greeted in the school’s main ground by all the staff and pupils. The bishop answered some of the pupils’ questions and...

  • Orientation visit

    Orientation visit

    As part of the process of admission to Form 1at the Sacred Heart Minor Seminary, Victoria, in the forthcoming scholastic year, an orientation visit was organised for Year 6 pupils attending Gozo College primary schools. During the event, school...

  • Lidl store in Xewkija

    Lidl store in Xewkija

    Lidl has opened a new store in Xewkija. It has a sales area of about 1,000 square metres, a car park for over 100 vehicles on two levels, and 30 staff. The store is open every day from 7am till 8pm and offers over 1,000 products, including fresh...

  • Xewkija is twinned with Pachino, Sicily

    Xewkija is twinned with Pachino, Sicily

    Xewkija and the town of Pachino in Sicily recently entered into a twinning agreement. This was announced by mayor Paul Azzopardi and Pachino major Paolo Bonaiuto during a ceremony at the Museum of Sculpture in Xewkija. The agreement follows...

  • Top musical in aid of charity

    Top musical in aid of charity

    The musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will be staged by The Helping Hands Group at the Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria, on March 29 at 7.30pm and March 30 at 2.40pm. All profits from the performance will be donated to Puttinu...

  • Giuseppe Verdi’s Nabucco set for Astra in October

    Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Nabucco will be performed at the Astra Theatre, Victoria, on October 23 and 25, as the highlight of Festival Mediterranea 2014. Nabucco is considered one of Verdi’s most popular operas and a tour-de-force not least because...

  • Lenten exhibition

    Lenten exhibition

    A traditional Lenten exhibition is currently being held in the Sacred Heart Seminary hall, Victoria. The exhibition, which was opened by Gozo Minister Anton Refalo and blessed by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech, features a variety of items associated with...

  • Centenary birthday

    Centenary birthday

    Roża Mizzi celebrated her 100th birthday on March 13 together with her nephew, nieces, and other family members with a Mass at her home in Xjuf ir Riħ Street, Nadur, concelebrated by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech, Nadur archpriest Mgr Jimmy Xerri and Fr...