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  • Xagħra deacon pledges loyalty

    Xagħra deacon pledges loyalty

    Deacon Joseph Hili of Xagħra (front row, second from left) took his oath of loyalty, the last step before his priestly ordination on June 15, at the chapel behind the main altar at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary. The oath was taken during Mass in the presence...

  • Feel the Magic at Villa Rundle

    Feel the Magic at Villa Rundle

    Feel the Magic – a concert by Chorus Urbanus kicked off a special weekend of celebration at Villa Rundle in Victoria. The concert, patronised by Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana, featured the Chorus Urbanus and soloists, the Urbanus Juniors and the...

  • Fun Walk raises €3,000

    Fun Walk raises €3,000

    The sum of €3,000 was raised during a Fun Walk in aid of Puttinu Cares organised by the Gozo General Hospital social activity committee last Sunday. For the eighth consecutive year, the walk started from the hospital’s main gate to Ta’ Pinu...

  • For your diary

    • Munxar parish will today open Gozo’s festive season with the titular feast of St Paul’s Shipwreck. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will lead a Pontifical Mass at 8.30am. Cathedral Archpriest Mgr Joseph Sultana will deliver the panegyric. Mgr Franġisk...

  • €89,400 to 19 voluntary organisations

    €89,400 to 19 voluntary organisations

    Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana presented €89,400 to 19 voluntary organisations for the realisation of small projects, events and Gozo initiatives. Among the NGOs that qualified for financial assistance were cultural associations, musical societies,...

  • Students celebrate multicultural week

    Students celebrate multicultural week

    The Gozo College celebrated multicultural week. The motto of the celebration was ‘Equal Respect for Cultural Diversity’. Throughout the week, the students took part in various events in their classrooms, with the participation of College Principal...

  • Gozitan priests celebrate priesthood anniversary

    Gozitan priests celebrate priesthood anniversary

    Five Gozitan priests marked the 50th priesthood anniversary with a Thanksgiving Mass at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary, followed by the singing of the Salve Regina in front of the painting of Our Lady in the chapel behind the main altar. The priests - Mgr...

  • Special Mother’s Day weekend

    Special Mother’s Day weekend

    A special Mother’s Day weekend Spring Fair was held at Villa Rundle in Victoria. The gardens were turned into a showcase of Gozitan arts and crafts. It was an ideal opportunity for all mums to get together and have fun. Locally-made goods, flower...

  • KAF Malta juniors competition

    KAF Malta juniors competition

    Kempo Arnis Federation Malta which is based in Gozo organised its annual juniors competition at the Gozo Sports Complex in Victoria. Around 70 children, who are all members of the federation competed in a team-based competition where every athlete...

  • For your diary

    • The annual Solidarity Walk in aid of Puttinu Cares is taking place today. It will leave from the main entrance gate of the Gozo General hospital at 5pm towards Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary and back. Participants are kindly requested to donate €10 to Puttinu.

  • Celebrating Europe Day

    Celebrating Europe Day

    Gozo celebrated Europe Day with a series of activities at Villa Rundle in Victoria. These included entertainment by various dance groups, music by Dcapitals band, Buzzy kids’ entertainer, a bouncing castle, a mega slide, face and hand painting,...

  • San Ġorġ Preca commemorated

    San Ġorġ Preca commemorated

    Around 300 children attended a diocesan celebration in honour of San Ġorġ Preca, founder of the Society of Christian Doctrine, at Għarb Basilica. The children were addressed by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech and Carmel Callus who represented the Superior...

  • Home’s residents entertained

    Home’s residents entertained

    A Lejla Maltija was organised for the residents of Dar Sant’Anna at the Gozo General Hospital in Victoria. Around 100 people were entertained to Maltese traditional food and music and dancing provided by the residence staff and other volunteers,...

  • Open day at Tal-Kus facility

    Open day at Tal-Kus facility

    Wasteserv organised an open day last Sunday at the waste transfer and materials recovery facility at Tal-Kus in Xewkija. Apart from educational sessions on the various processes at the plant, visitors enjoyed cooking sessions with leftover food by...

  • For your diary

    • Flowers and plants will be on sale at St Peter and St Paul Square, Nadur, today. • A spring fair is being held at Villa Rundle Gardens in Victoria today from 10am to 6pm. • A blood donation session will be held at the Gozo General Hospital...

  • WEEE trolleys introduced in six Church schools

    WEEE trolleys introduced in six Church schools

    A Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Campaign Trolley was recently introduced in six Gozo Church schools. The schools’ staff, students and their families are now able to dispose of small electric and electronic goods safely and in an...

  • Ethiopian wins Teamsport Gozo half marathon

    Ethiopian wins Teamsport Gozo half marathon

    The Teamsport Gozo half marathon was won by Ethiopian Nuradin Shifa Mahamede, followed by Ollie Garrod and Gian Pietro Atanasi. Over 1,250 athletes took part in various races, which apart from the half marathon and the eight-mile races also...

  • Norma received with great acclaim

    Norma received with great acclaim

    Bellini’s opera Norma brought an end to this year’s Gaulitana festival in Gozo. The bel canto masterpiece was received with great acclaim and was described as ‘triumphant’. Directed by Enrico Castiglione, the opera featured Rubens Pelizzari in the...

  • Science in the Citadel draws the crowds

    Science in the Citadel draws the crowds

    The second edition of Science in the Citadel took place within the historic walls of the atmospheric Citadel in Victoria. The one-day science extravaganza provided a fun and stimulating experience for children and adults. The activity included an...

  • For your diary

    • A Family Day to celebrate Europe Day is being held at Villa Rundle Gardens in Victoria today between 2pm and 6pm. • A Wrinkle In Time (PG) will be screened at Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria, today at 5.30pm. • A bazaar in aid of the Oasi Foundation...