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  • World wars victims remembered

    World wars victims remembered

    Remembrance Day was commemorated last Sunday with the laying of wreaths at the foot of the war monument in Independence Square, Victoria, and the playing of the Last Post and the Reveille by the Armed Forces of Malta Band. The major part of the...

  • New conception of sacred art

    New conception of sacred art

    A sacred art exhibiton by Aaron Formosa is being held at the Banca Giurtale, Independence Square, Victoria. Intimations, depicting among other themes, the Nativity of Christ, Christ and the Children, Christ raising the Daughter of Jairus from...

  • Crib-building course

    Crib-building course

    L-Għaqda Ħbieb tal-Presepju of Għajnsielem held its annual course in crib-building techniques. Around 17 participants from Malta and Gozo took part in the three-day course held under the direction of crib maker Paul Stellini, who gave details on...

  • Training session for peripatetic teachers

    Training session for peripatetic teachers

    The senior management team of the Gozo College Victoria Primary school organised a Community of Professional Educators (CoPE) session for its peripatetic staff. The six-hour training programme was held at St Joseph Band Club in Għajnsielem. It was...

  • Classique Foundation recital

    Classique Foundation recital

    The Classique Foundation presented a recital as part of the first edition of the MUSIC+ festival. Bach and Beyond, held at the Gozo Ministry’s exhibition hall, featured Maltese-Canadian flutist Rebecca Hall and pianist Gisele Grima. They performed...

  • Gozo Ministry wants to see active ageing strengthened

    Gozo Ministry wants to see active ageing strengthened

    “The Gozo Ministry strongly supports the concept of active ageing and wants to see it strengthened,” said Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana during the opening of the new academic year of the University of Third Age Gozo at the University Campus in...

  • Scale modellers exhibition

    Scale modellers exhibition

    An exhibition of scale models, including airplanes, cars, ships, figures, military vehicles, dioramas, science fiction and paper models, was held at The Duke Shopping Mall in Victoria last weekend. The exhibition was set up by the Gozo Scale...

  • Philatelic society has new premises

    Philatelic society has new premises

    During the opening of the Gozo Philatelic Society Exhibition at the Gozo Ministry, it was announced that the society finally has its own premises in Main Gate Street, Victoria. The new premises offer better facilities, including the library, and...

  • Orchestras’ joint recital

    Orchestras’ joint recital

    Following its successful tour in Germany as part of an Erasmus+ programme, the Gozo Youth Orchestra welcomed the Eurode Jugendorchester Herzogenrath for the second part of this EU-funded programme. Both orchestras presented a joint concert, titled...

  • Oxford Girls’ Choir in concert  

    Oxford Girls’ Choir in concert  

    The Oxford Girls’ Choir gave a concert of sacred music at St George’s Basilica in Victoria. The choir, under the direction of Richard Vendome, performed excerpts from Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater and other motets. The lunch-time recital was part of a...

  • Mental health challenges

    Mental health challenges

    Kemm inhossni tajjeb minn 1 sa 10 (‘How well I feel from 1 to 10’) was the title of a conference on mental health organised by the Mental Health Association Gozo at Villa Fiorita in Marsalforn. The conference, addressed by President Marie Louise...

  • Sicily Caritas group visits Oasi centre

    Sicily Caritas group visits Oasi centre

    A group of youths from Caritas di Caltagirone, together with Caritas Malta, visited the Oasi centre in Gozo. They were greeted by the Oasi addiction and social awareness team. Both groups discussed the social impact of drug abuse and its...

  • Sculpture donation

    Sculpture donation

    French sculptress Isabelle Gavoty-Ravenas has donated a work of art to Il-Ħaġar Museum in Victoria. Hystée, in the words of the artist, possesses the exuberance of youth and passion for daily life. The sculpture was donated to museum founder Mgr...

  • Il-Qassis li Rebaħ

    Il-Qassis li Rebaħ

    The Gozo Creative Theatre Club, with the collaboration of the Gozo Regional Council, last Sunday presented the play, Il-Qassis li Rebaħ, at the Sentinella in the Citadel to mark the 220th anniversary of the Gozitan uprising against the French...

  • Breast cancer seminar

    Breast cancer seminar

    A breast cancer seminar was held by the Outpatients’ Department and Health Promotion Unit of Gozo General Hospital at the Grand Hotel in Għajnsielem. Breast cancer survivor Joe Vella shared his personal experience, while hospital staff nurse...

  • St Ursula procession after 50 years

    St Ursula procession after 50 years

    The procession with the bust of St Ursula, patron saint of Gozo since 1620, was held last Sunday after an absence of 50 years. Devotion to the saint began in Gozo in 1614, when Eugenio-Romirez Maldonado, a Knight from Salamanca and Governor of...

  • Working with complex trauma

    Working with complex trauma

    The Malta Depth Psychological Association, in collaboration with the Psychology Department of the Gozo General Hospital, in­vited Ursula Wirtz, a psychologist and Jungian psychoanalyst from ISAP-Zurich, to give a seminar to caring professionals on...

  • Special postcards

    Special postcards

    Anthony Grech from the Gozo Philatelic Society is seen at the Malta Post’s Victoria branch with the special postcards (co-produced with the Ħajja f’Għawdex magazine administration) he designed to commemorate the one-thousandth issue of the...

  • Students join Pink October campaign

    Students join Pink October campaign

    Gozo College Rabat Primary School joined the Pink October campaign by organising a Pink Day during which students and staff members went to school dressed in pink and offered donations towards the campaign. During the morning assembly, Year 5...

  • ‘Blossom Gozo’

    ‘Blossom Gozo’

    ‘Blossom Gozo’ is an exhibition of oil paintings by Anastasia Pace being held at the Banca Giuratale, Independence Square, Victoria. Works represent artistic impressions of daily and dream life in Gozo based on local scenes and landscapes.