• Schoolchildren raise €4,378 for tree growing

    Schoolchildren raise €4,378 for tree growing

    A number of families gathered at the Foresta 2000 woodland in Mellieħa to celebrate the school donations raised for tree management in the area. Donations were collected through a fundraising activity of Dinja Waħda, the environmental education...

  • Comedy at Munxar parish centre

    Comedy at Munxar parish centre

    Ilsien il-Lifgħat, a Maltese version of Carlo Osvaldo Goldoni’s classic three-act comedy Le Baruffe Chiozotte, was staged at Munxar parish centre in collaboration with the Gozo Ministry’s culture section. The play, translated by the late Mgr Salv...

  • Street portraits launch party

    Street portraits launch party

    Ahead of the annual carnival frivolity, Matt Hush launched his mini photo exhibition, Pageant of the Bizarre, at Maldonado Bistro, in Victoria. The party was attended by more than 120 people who had the opportunity to experience some of the unique...

  • Xagħra Philarmonic Society AGM

    Xagħra Philarmonic Society AGM

    Xagħra Philarmonic Society held its annual general meeting presided by Joseph Attard. After administrative reports were read and a discussion held, the members of the new committee were appointed. They are pictured with mayor Joe Cordina and...

  • Firm hosts clients to drinks with a sporty flair

    Firm hosts clients to drinks with a sporty flair

    Just before kicking off the new season, the Concept Stadium team hosted clients to drinks. The event took place at the firm’s premises at Hardrocks Business Park, Naxxar. Together with clients and partners, the team had a chance to reflect on the...

  • Blessing of pets in Victoria square

    Blessing of pets in Victoria square

    On the occasion of the feast of St John Bosco, Mgr George Tabone blessed pets at St Augus­tine’s Square, Victoria, last Sunday.

  • The Americas wine dinner

    The Americas wine dinner

    The Americas wine dinner at The Chophouse showcasing wines by Robert Mondavi (California, US), Errazuriz (Chile) and Bodega Norton (Argentina) from Farsons Beverage Imports Co. Ltd.

  • Study on pastoral care of Gozitan University students

    ‘The Gozitan University Students in Malta. Challenges and Suggestions for the Youth Ministry’ is the title of a thesis by Fr Mark Bonello in completion of a pastoral-theological course in youth ministry at the Salesian Pontifical University,...

  • Would Angelina be impressed by Victor Borg’s Ta’ Ċenċ proposal?

    Would Angelina be impressed by Victor Borg’s Ta’ Ċenċ proposal?

    The Malta Environment and Planning Authority rightly imposed stringent conditions on those responsible for the filming of By the Sea at Mġarr ix-Xini to ensure the film set was an entirely temporary and did not leave any ecological scars behind.

  • Laguna Walk hosts cat show

    Smart City’s Laguna Walk will be hosting an international cat show today from 10.30am to 6.30pm. The show will consist of activities for both exhibitors and the public. The organisers will be hosting three WCF rings, one for adult cats, one for...

  • Auditions for Grease – The Musical at Astra Theatre

    Astra Theatre is conducting auditions for all main and chorus parts of its first-ever live musical production, Grease –The Musical, to be staged in April. Applicants should be aged between 18 and 28, and be able to sing and dance to rock ’n’ roll...

  • Freeport and its effect on (not so) Pretty Bay

    Freeport and its effect on (not so) Pretty Bay

    The Freeport in Birżebbuġa has its advantages and disadvantages. One of the advantages is encouraging trade between countries. As Malta is in the middle of the Mediterranean it is convenient for trading companies to deposit containers in Malta to...

  • Baptism at St John Bosco Chapel

    Baptism at St John Bosco Chapel

    In preparation for the feast of St John Bosco, a Mass for families was held at the Don Bosco Oratory Chapel, during which the baptism of baby Rafael Grech was celebrated. Photo shows Rafael’s family together with the godparents and the priests who...

  • Talks on immigration and human rights

    Talks on immigration and human rights

    Over 700 Gozitan students at the Bishop’s Conservatory Girls’ Secondary School and the Gozo College Secondary School attended talks aimed at raising awareness on immigration and human rights, organised by Europe Direct Information Centre,...

  • Quake Watch

    Quake Watch

    The Mediterranean region is a seismically active region characterised by a northward convergence of the African tectonic plate towards the Eurasian plate. The crust of the African plate is moving at a rate of between four and 10mm per year under...

  • Events for your diary

    • The Ta’ Xbiex council will be organising the second Carnival at the Marina tomorrow from 6pm in the Ta’ Xbiex Yacht Marina car park. Carnival floats, masks, over 13 dance companies, singers, costume competitions and other surprises will be on show.

  • Pathways to deeper self

    Today’s readings: Isaiah 6, 1-8; 1 Corinthians 15, 1-11; Luke 5, 1-11. The three Scripture readings today highlight for us a basic truth in the process of deepening our faith: the deep and true knowledge of God always goes hand in hand with a...

  • Drink-driving awareness campaign

    Drink-driving awareness campaign

    Over 300 disposable breathalysers were distributed for free during an activity at Arkadia Shopping Centre, Victoria, aimed at creating further awareness re­garding the danger of drinking and driving. It was organised by the Malta Road Safety...

  • US fellowship for youths

    Maltese youths aged between 16 and 18 are invited by the US Embassy to apply for the 2016 Benjamin Franklin Trans­atlantic Fellowship. Successful applicants will participate in intensive workshops during three to four weeks this summer that will...

  • The President’s engagements

    9am The President meets representatives of the Malta Chamber of Pharmacists, led by president Mary Ann Sant Fournier, at San Anton Palace, Attard. 10.30am The President presides over a management meeting of the President’s Foundation for the...