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  • 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...

  • Fontana church facelift

    Fontana church facelift

    The parish church of Fontana is undergoing a restoration project on its facade, the bell tower and the church parvis. The project is part financed by the European Union after appeals by the current parish priest John Muscat and previous parish...

  • Hospital celebrates Holy Family feast

    Hospital celebrates Holy Family feast

    The feast of the Holy Family was celebrated at the Ta’ l-Ibrag Hospital at Gozo General Hospital last Sunday. Hospital chaplain Fr Giovanni Curmi celebrated Mass, which was attended by Gozo Minister Justyn Caruana and Gozo General Hospital CEO Joe...

  • Citadel lit up by 30,000 candles

    Citadel lit up  by 30,000 candles

    The Ċittadella was lit by thousands of flickering lights on Saturday week in the first edition of the Lejl Imkebbes festival hosted by the Gozo Ministry. Around 10,000 people turned up for the event, which was supposed to be held in November but...

  • Grand opening of Gaulitana festival

    Grand opening of Gaulitana festival

    A Symphonic Opening was the first musical event in the 13th edition of Gaulitana: A Festival of Music, held at the Gozo Cathedral. The event featured the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Mro Colin Attard. The overture from...

  • Mro Vella bust unveiled

    Mro Vella bust unveiled

    A commemorative event in honour of Mro Joseph Vella, who passed away on February 25 last year, was held at Villa Rundle Gardens, Victoria. Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana (pictured) unveiled a bust dedicated to Prof. Vella, followed by the laying of...

  • Way of the Cross at Ta’ Passi

    Way of the Cross at Ta’ Passi

    A Way of the Cross was inaugurated at Ta’ Passi in Għajnsielem, the same place where Betlehem f’Għajnsielem is held annually. The Way of the Cross, organised by the Għajnsielem Dramatic Company, was blessed by Għajnsielem archpriest Canon Frankie...

  • Inauguration of restored WWII shelters

    Inauguration of restored WWII shelters

    Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana has inaugurated the restored WWII air raid shelters at the Citadel in Victoria. The shelters underwent extensive restoration by Wirt Għawdex in collaboration with the Gozo Ministry. Dr Caruana expressed her...

  • Wojtyla – the musical

    Wojtyla – the musical

    The musical Wojtyla – God’s Clarion Call was staged at the Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria, over the weekend. The musical was produced in collaboration with the Fondazzjoni Santa Cecilia (Gozo) to mark 40 years from the beginning of the pontificate of...

  • European Day of Speech and Language Therapy seminar

    European Day of Speech and Language Therapy seminar

    The Speech Language Unit at Gozo General Hospital celebrated European Day of Speech and Language Therapy for the first time by organising a seminar entitled ‘Autism... Because it Matters’ at the Gozo Ministry in Victoria. Gozo Minister Justyne...

  • GTA in favour of more connectivity plans

    GTA in favour of more connectivity plans

    Gozo Tourism Association chairman Paul Scicluna, addressing the annual general meeting, spoke about the need to keep improving every type of connectivity to the island and stated that the association is in favour of more connectivity, especially...

  • Sea tunnel brought up at GBC meeting

    Sea tunnel brought up at GBC meeting

    A presentation on the sea tunnel between Gozo and Malta was delivered by ophthalmic surgeon Franco Mercieca (pictured) and Infrastructure Malta CEO Fredrick Azzopardi during the Gozo Business Chamber’s AGM. The meeting, held at Tiġrija Palazz in...

  • Safeguarding our Constitution

    Safeguarding our Constitution

    Former European Union Commissioner and Nationalist MP Tonio Borg (pictured) gave a lecture on the ‘Judicial review of administrative action’ at Il-Ħaġar, St George’s Square, Victoria. Dr Borg delved into this aspect of our legislation, explaining...

  • Carnival celebrations

    Carnival celebrations

    Carnival is undoubtedly one of the most colourful events in Gozo. Carnival provides five days of revelry with many people dressing up in colourful costumes and wearing masks. The main activities took place at It-Tokk (Independence Square) and in...

  • For your diary - March 10, 2019

    • The feast of St Gregory the Great will be celebrated in Kerċem today. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech leads a Pontifical Mass at 9am. A procession with the saint’s statue, led by Mgr Franġisk Sultana, will leave the church at 5pm with the participation...

  • Silos audio visual show

    Silos audio visual show

    A new audio visual system has been installed at the Silos site at the Citadel in Victoria after Wirt Għawdex, the custodian of the site, was awarded a grant through the Gozo Non-Government Organisation Annual Scheme. The silos, which Wirt Għawdex...

  • February’s edition of Il-Ħajja f’Għawdex

    February’s edition of Il-Ħajja f’Għawdex chronicles, among others, the various activities held so far in Gozo to celebrate the current Marian Year, including the pilgrimage with the painting of Our Lady of Ta’ Pinu in each parish and the Marian...

  • Liverpool choirperforms in Xewkija

    Liverpool choirperforms in Xewkija

    The Liverpool Cathedral Choir performed at Xewkija Rotunda. The presentation was one of a series of concerts the choir gave both in Malta and Gozo. The 65-member choir, under the direction of Mro Lee Ward and accompanied by organist Ian Tracey,...

  • Wojtyla – the musical

    Wojtyla – the musical

    The Don Bosco Oratory will be staging a new musical in Maltese, entitled Wojtyla – God’s Clarion Call, written by Antoine Mercieca, lyrics by Joe W. Psaila. The musical, produced with the collaboration of Fondazzjoni Santa Ċeċilja, will...

  • Scouts, Girl Guides mark Founder’s Day

    Scouts, Girl Guides mark Founder’s Day

    The Victoria and Xagħra Scout Groups and the 1st Victoria Bishop’s Conservatory Girl Guide Unit marked the birthdays of their founders – Lord Robert and Lady Olave Baden-Powell – last Sunday. Canon Michael Galea celebrated Mass at the Good...