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  • ‘What Europe does for me – Why should I vote’

    ‘What Europe does for me – Why should I vote’

    The Europe Direct Information Centre in Gozo organised a discussion on ‘What Europe does for me – Why should I vote?’ in Victoria. The aim of the event was for Gozitan youths to raise their concerns/issues related to the EU and to raise awareness...

  • La Stella Band in concert

    La Stella Band in concert

    The La Stella Philarmonic Society executed a programme of sacred music at St George’s Basilica in Victoria. The band, under the baton of Mro Noel Beck, interpreted a selection of sacred music which included classical compositions and three funeral...

  • ‘Why I was born’

    ‘Why I was born’

    The Saturday series of lectures hosted at Il-Ħaġar museum, St George’s Square, Victoria, featured former Sunday Times of Malta editor Laurence Grech (pictured) explaining “Why I was born”. Mr Grech quipped that he was born “thanks to the war”. He...

  • Passion exhibition

    Passion exhibition

    A Passion exhibition, entitled Ħtija Tiegħi, organised by the Għaqda Dilettanti Ġimgħa l-Kbira – Għawdex is on show at St George’s Square, Victoria. The exhibition, open today between 9am and noon, consists of various works of sacred art and...

  • Ġorġ Pisani remembered

    Ġorġ Pisani remembered

    An exhibition commemorating the 20th anniversary of the death of Gozitan poet and author Ġorġ Pisani was held at the National Library in Victoria. The exhibition comprised original manuscripts and printed works of the prolific author as well as...

  • New President visits Gozo

    New President visits Gozo

    The new President last Saturday week visited Gozo. Accompanied by his wife Miriam, Dr Vella was escorted to Independence Square by the Traffic Police where he was greeted by Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana and Victoria mayor Samuel Azzopardi. Dr...

  • Blue economy in Gozo conference

    Blue economy in Gozo conference

    Members of the Commission for Natural Resources of the European Committee of the Regions recently met in Gozo. The highlight of the conference was the blue economy. With a turnover of €566 billion, EU’s blue economy generates 1.3 per cent of the...

  • Lenten pilgrimage for schoolchildren leads to Ta’ Pinu

    Lenten pilgrimage for schoolchildren leads to Ta’ Pinu

    Gozo Church Primary School students took part in a Lenten pilgrimage to Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary. Upon their arrival at the sanctuary Gozo Bishop Mario Grech celebrated Mass and blessed an image of Our Lady of Ta’ Pinu surrounded by schoolchildren. A...

  • For your diary - April 14, 2019

    • A blood donation session will be held at Xewkija District Health Centre today from 8am to 1pm. • A Dog’s Way Home (PG) will be screened at Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria, today at 5.30pm. • The Għaqda Drammatika Għajnsielem is organising various...

  • Young athletes given warm welcome

    Young athletes given warm welcome

    The Gozo Ministry organised a special event to give a warm welcome to the three young Gozitan members of the Special Olympics Malta team – Maria-Pia Saliba, Carmelo Pace and Giuseppina Galea – at the Gozo Sports Complex in Victoria. Gozo Minister...

  • Italian, Gozitan students in joint concert

    Italian, Gozitan students in joint concert

    Italian students from Monza and Gozo College Rabat Primary School students gave a musical concert at the Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria. The students played musical instruments and performed songs from The Greatest Showman and the Zecchino d’Oro...

  • New Passion statue for Fontana

    New Passion statue for Fontana

    Statuarian Michael Cutajar Zahra is seen working on a new Passion statue for Fontana parish. The statue representing the scourging of Jesus at the Pillar will be blessed today during Mass at 4.30pm. It will then be carried in a Penitential...

  • Il-Ħajja f’Għawdex March issue

    The editorial of Il-Ħajja f’Għawdex for March stresses the importance of the printed word and libraries even in this age of Kindle and other digital platforms. Coincidentally, another article describes three generations of a single family who took...

  • For your diary - April 7, 2019

    • A blood donation session will be held at Xewkija District Health Centre today from 8am to 1pm and on Tuesday from 1pm to 5pm. • A group of second year University students, in collaboration with the Gozo Ministry and sports entities, will...

  • Children wear colourful socks on World Down Syndrome Day

    Children wear colourful socks on World Down Syndrome Day

    Wearing colourful socks was one way through which Down Syndrome Day was commemorated across the world. The Gozo Ministry, together with the Malta Rabbit Club, Emma Victoria Morgan and Abi Macleod Clark, marked the day with a special activity for...

  • Fr Karm in concert

    Fr Karm in concert

    The Rhythm to the Melody Line was a concert of Christian music by Fr Karm Debattista and Friends at the Don Bosco Oratory Theatre in Victoria. The concert was about the spiritual journey of Fr Karm. Each song reflected a particular passage in his...

  • New series of concerts by Chorus Urbanus

    New series of concerts by Chorus Urbanus

    Feel the Magic of Brass kick-started Chorus Urbanus’s new cultural project featuring the BrassTubes Ensemble at Hotel Kempinski San Lawrenz. Under the direction of Mro Mark Gauci, the well-attended inaugural concert included works covering various...

  • Wistin Camilleri monument relocated

    Wistin Camilleri monument relocated

    The monument in honour of sculptor  and statuarian Agostino Camilleri, known as Wistin, has been relocated to his hometown in Victoria on the initiative and collaboration of Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana, the Gozo Culture Committee and the Eco...

  • For your diary - March 31, 2019

    • A blood donation session will be held at Xewkija District Health Centre today between 8am and 1pm. • The Way of the Cross will be held from Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary to Għammar Hill today at 3.30pm. • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (U) will be...

  • President visits Victoria Scouts

    President visits Victoria Scouts

    President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, last Sunday paid a visit to the Victoria Scout Group where she met the Scout Group, the Group Council, the Chief Scout, the Group patron and parents. As a farewell gesture before the President ends her term of...