• Poetry and politics

    Il-Purgatorju 360˚ – Verżjoni Danteska tal-politika Maltija fl-Ewwel Repubblika is the latest publication by J.W. Psaila. The poem of 30 cantos and over 2,600 lines in terza rima makes references to important milestones in the history of Malta...

  • Musical at Għarb school

    Musical at Għarb school

    Għarb Primary School students presented their annual Christmas concert, which included a musical about the birth of Jesus. Two new colourful wheels were also inaugurated as part of the EkoSkola project.

  • Piccole Stelle children’s choir

    Piccole Stelle children’s choir

    St Margaret Band of Sannat held a Christmas concert at the Sannat parish church with the participation of the Piccole Stelle children’s choir under the direction of Mariella Spiteri Cefai. The band was directed by Mro George Apap. Singers...

  • Band Club Association Mass

    Band Club Association Mass

    The Band Club Association Gozo branch organised its annual activity at Xagħra parish church with a concelebrated Mass led by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech. Representatives from various village band clubs attended the event.

  • Artistic crib took two months to complete

    Artistic crib took two months to complete

    An artistic crib is on display in a hall beneath Għajnsielem parish church today between 10am and 12pm and from 2 to 8pm. The figurines are by Manuel Farrugia, while the polystyrene and plaster crib is by Paul Stellini together with Adrian Psaila,...

  • From Cologne to Għajnsielem

    The Maġi will return from Cologne, Germany, today after participating in a commemoration marking the 850th anniversary since the relics of the three wise men, Caspar, Melchior and Balthazar, were given to the city. The Maġi, who left Gozo last...

  • Restoration project at Xagħra dome

    Restoration project at Xagħra dome

    The internal dome of Xagħra parish church is currently undergoing extensive restoration and conservation work. The cleaning of gilded details and the repainting of the mural features have been entrusted to Alan Cini and Carmel Tabone, while the...

  • Award for Wirt Għawdex

    Award for Wirt Għawdex

    The Gieħ Għawdex award was presented to Wirt Għawdex by President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca at the Circolo Gozitano in Victoria. The medal was presented to Wirt Għawdex president Franco Masini. The award was in recognition of the numerous...

  • Victoria children in Italy for football tournament

    Victoria children in Italy for football tournament

    A group of children from Victoria participated in a football tournament in the Delta del Po area of the Emilia Romagna region. This was made possible through the special relationship between the Victoria council and the Delta Del Po Sports...

  • Coming up

    • The Gozo Philatelic Society is holding its annual general meeting today at 9am at Il-Ħaġar, St George’s Square, Victoria. Participants in the 15th annual GPS Philatelic Exhibition will be presented with certificates and prizes. • The Three Magi...

  • Choir concert on New Year’s Day

    Gaulitanus Choir will present its annual concert A New Year’s Toast on New Year’s Day at 7.45pm at Kempinski Hotel, San Lawrenz. Admission is free. The concert will feature a lively mix of Christmas melodies and other songs with performances by...

  • Christmas blessing

    Christmas blessing

    Fr Joe Caruana speaking to children at St Anthony church, Għajnsielem, before blessing their Baby Jesus statues.

  • Layered art

    Layered art

    An art exhibition by Dominique Ciancio entitled Semartilma – Dissolving Borders at Art e Gallery, Victoria, uses an artistic process that diffuses boundaries through the in­­tri­cate use of layers. It is open Monday to Sunday from 9.30am to 12.15...

  • Crib with a difference

    Crib with a difference

    An original crib with figurines inspired by and modelled on real-life individuals is on display at the premises of Leħen il-Belt Victoria community radio, St George Square, Victoria. The crib, Presepju Għawdxi b’Differenza (A Gozo Crib with a...

  • Living the Christmas spirit

    Living the Christmas spirit

    Students at the Bishop’s Conservatory girls’ secondary school staged a musical entitled Milied Kuljum at the Aurora Theatre, Victoria. Inspired by the song I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday, the musical gave examples of how people can practise...

  • Gozo hospital staff unite to entertain elderly residents

    Gozo hospital staff unite to entertain elderly residents

    Doctors, nurses, nursing aids, clerks and paramedics got together to entertain the elderly at St Anne’s Residence for the Elderly at Gozo General Hospital, Victoria, at a Christmas activity. A staff choir and a music band performed Christmas...

  • Schools’ talent show

    Schools’ talent show

    Students from various schools displayed their singing, acting and dancing talents at a Christmas activity entitled Fantasija u Talent at Villa Rundle Gardens, Victoria. Photo shows Loredana and Albert-Lauren Agius.

  • Sacred art exhibition

    Sacred art exhibition

    An exhibition of sacred art with a Christmas theme entitled Festo Christi Natalitio is being held at Nadur local council’s Joe Tabone Hall until January 4. Entrance is free.

  • A magical Christmas

    A magical Christmas

    Gozo College’s Rabat primary school held its annual Christmas concert at Don Bosco Oratory hall, Victoria. The 335 pupils at the school performed the musical The Magical Christmas Box.

  • Large cribs at Xagħra

    Large cribs at Xagħra

    Visitors to Xagħra can admire the intricate and painstaking work that goes into building artistic cribs. Four large cribs built by different artists are on display at the parish church, in addition to a huge crib mounted in one of the side chapels.