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  • Seminar for local councils and NGOs

    Seminar for local councils and NGOs

    The Europe for Citizens Contact Point in Malta, together with the Malta-EU Steering and Action Committee and the Europe Direct Information Centre, organised a training seminar for local councils and NGOs at the Grand Hotel in Għajnsielem. The...

  • Christ the King celebration for schoolchildren

    Christ the King celebration for schoolchildren

    On the occasion of the Feast of Christ the King, the Catechetical Office of the Gozo Diocese organised a celebration for schoolchildren at Nadur parish church. Around 350 students, aged between 8 and 10, participated in the celebration which...

  • Christmas crib seminar

    Christmas crib seminar

    The Christmas in Xagħra Society, founded in 2004, organised its annual Christmas crib seminar, which this year focused on the traditional Maltese Nativity figurines (pasturi). George J. Cassar gave a detailed historical account on the art of...

  • Nadur Christmas exhibition

    Nadur Christmas exhibition

    A Christmas exhibition was inaugurated at Joe Tabone hall, Nadur local council, during an evening commemorating archpriest Mikiel Portelli. Among the exhibits are rare photos and items belonging to Mgr Portelli, Maltese antique instruments,...

  • Events for your diary

    • The Gozo Bird Breeders Society will hold a show at Xewkija primary school, today from 8.30am to 6pm. • The Nadur 8K will be held today at 9am, followed by the 5K walk and for the first time a 2K kids’ race. • An exhibition of scale models of...

  • The potential of online bookings

    The potential of online bookings

    The Gozo Tourism Association, in collaboration with the Malta Tourism Authority and Booking.com, organised a half day conference, entitled ‘Realising the potential of online bookings’, at the Grand Hotel, Mġarr. The conference, open for GTA...

  • Aleppo priest visits Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary

    Aleppo priest visits Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary

    Franciscan priest Firas Lutfi, who is head of the monastery of St Anthony of Padua and lecturer and director at the Centre of Profound Theological Studies in Aleppo, visited Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary. Fr Lutfi, who was accompanied by Aid to the Church in...

  • Twinning agreement delegation in Xagħra

    Twinning agreement delegation in Xagħra

    The Xagħra local council hosted a delegation of 50 people from the localities of Mergo in Italy and Chevaigné in France as part of a programme of activities to commemorate the existing twinning agreement between these three villages. The...

  • 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...