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  • Children’s Day celebrated in Għajnsielem

    Children’s Day celebrated in Għajnsielem

    To celebrate Children’s Day, Fr Guardian Joe Caruana celebrated Mass at the Franciscan church in Għajnsielem with the participation of children. The United Nations established Universal Children’s Day in 1954 in a bid to promote togetherness among...

  • Deceased Police force members remembered

    Deceased Police force members remembered

    A Mass was held at Santa Marija Cemetery chapel, Victoria, in memory of members of the Police force. It was celebrated by Mgr Paul Cardona, chaplain of the Police force in Gozo. Among those who attended were Inspector Charles Bernard Spiteri,...

  • Events for your diary

    • A blood donation session will be held at the Gozo General Hospital today from 8am to 1pm. • The Friends of the Sick and Elderly in Gozo are organising a charity sale at Victoria’s football ground (next to the car park) today between 7.30am and...

  • OnTheMove launched in Gozo

    OnTheMove launched in Gozo

    The popular OnTheMove programme is now available in Gozo. Organised with the collaboration of the Gozo Sports Board and the Gozo Ministry, the OnTheMove 2017-2018 programme was launched during a festival at the Gozo Sports Complex in Victoria. The...

  • Donated works on show

    Donated works on show

    Gozitan artist George Scicluna donated his painting, Jesus on the Cross, to Il-Ħaġar Museum in Pjazza San Ġorġ, Victoria, to form part of a temporary exhibition featuring a number of donations by local and foreign artists. Antoine Vassallo and...

  • 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 Ta’ Frenc restaurant in Xagħra. Breast cancer survivor Deborah Zammit shared her personal experience, while Consultant Surgeon...

  • Crib seminar

    Crib seminar

    The Friends of the Crib Association (Gozo – Għajnsielem section) held its annual seminar at the main hall of St Joseph Band Club in Għajnsielem. Artists Salvatore de Francesco and his son Ivan from Naples, Italy, gave a demonstration of how...

  • Blood donation

    Blood donation

    Around 50 people, mainly from Nadur, donated blood at Nadur parish centre. The initiative was organised by the Nadur local council as part of the local council’s week of activities.

  • Events for your diary

    • Cars 3 (U) will be screened at the Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria, today at 5.30pm. • A blood donation session will be held at the Gozo General Hospital on Tuesday between 1pm and 5pm. • The Gozo Creative Theatre Club, in collaboration with the...

  • Remembrance Day

    Remembrance Day

    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. Kate Nelson (above, inset) delivered a commemorative...

  • Amadeus choir’s performance

    Amadeus choir’s performance

    Amadeus: the Chamber Choir, from Liverpool, UK, performed a choral concert at the Gozo Ministry’s hall, Victoria. The choir was formed in 2000 and is made up of a group of like-minded singers – everyone sings for enjoyment and pleasure. They are a...

  • Gozo Philatelic Society annual exhibition

    Gozo Philatelic Society annual exhibition

    Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana (right) recently inaugurated the annual exhibition of the Gozo Philatelic Society at the Gozo Ministry in Victoria in the presence of secretary Antoine Vassallo and members of the society. The minister thanked the...

  • Puttinu Cares solidarity walk

    Puttinu Cares solidarity walk

    A solidarity walk in aid of Puttinu Cares raised the sum of €5,200. The walk, organised by the Gozo General Hospital’s social activities committee and Puttinu Cares committee, started from the main entrance gate of the hospital to Ta’ Pinu...

  • Raising children with autism

    Raising children with autism

    The Catechetical Office of the Diocese of Gozo, in collaboration with the Special Unit of the Gozo College’s Ta’ Sannat Primary School, organised a seminar on catechesis and autism. Members of the Special Unit, including Joanne Sultana and Cynthia...

  • Events for your diary

    • On the occasion of the feast of St Coronato, Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will lead Pontifical Mass at Nadur parish church, today, at 9.15am. A procession with the statue of the saint, accompanied by the Mnarja Band, will start at 4.30pm. • A blood...

  • SME Week seminar

    SME Week seminar

    As part of European Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Week 2017, the Gozo Business Chamber organised a seminar for its members to inform them about EU funding opportunities. The seminar was addressed by Moira Attard, DG (Measures and Support)...

  • Kempo Arnis training camp

    Kempo Arnis training camp

    The Kempo Arnis Federation held its annual autumn training camp at the Gozo Sports Complex in Victoria. The camp consisted of semi­nars, youth sessions, classes for instructors of the sport and tests for individuals to be awarded a higher grade or...

  • Maltese pilgrims visit Gozo

    Maltese pilgrims visit Gozo

    Volunteers of the Sovereign Order of Malta transported Maltese pilgrims, including the sick, to Gozo where they attended Mass at St John the Baptist Rotunda in Xewkija. Mass was celebrated by Mgr Paul Vella, Conventual Chaplain of the Order. The...

  • Breast cancer awareness event

    Breast cancer awareness event

    The Women’s Cancer Gozo Association organised a breast cancer awareness campaign at The Duke Shopping Complex in Victoria. Visitors sought information and asked various questions about breast cancer, while books, leaflets and bookmarks were freely...

  • New art gallery inaugurated

    New art gallery inaugurated

    A new art gallery belonging to artist Christopher Saliba was inaugurated by President Marie-Louise Coleiro-Preca and Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana. Artcube, projected and de-signed by the artist himself, is situated on the main road midway between...