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  • 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...

  • First edition of EU Citizens’ Dialogue

    First edition of EU Citizens’ Dialogue

    European Commissioners Corina Creţu and Karmenu Vella hosted the first Citizens’ Dialogue at the Grand Hotel, Mġarr, as part of the Commission’s initiative aimed at engaging with citizens across Europe. During these encounters, which take the form...

  • Holy Family feast celebration

    Holy Family feast celebration

    The feast of the Holy Family was marked at Ta’ l-Ibraġġ Hospital in Victoria. Mass was celebrated by the hospital’s chaplains Fr Samuel Grech and Can. Anton Attard. Bandsmen from various band clubs in Gozo (pictured) played marches. Tenor Mario...

  • Racing pigeons on show

    Racing pigeons on show

    Around 190 racing pigeons took part in the annual pigeon show organised by Nadur Pigeon Club. The show, held at Xewkija primary school, was divided in eight categories. Adjudicating the pigeons were Richard Saliba, Chris Grima, Joe De Leonardo,...

  • Walk for Water in Victoria

    Walk for Water in Victoria

    Gozo College Middle School students raised 650 during a Walk for Water activity in the streets of Victoria to mark World Water Day. The money collected from passers-by, households and businesses will be used for a project to provide people with...

  • For your diary

    • The 42nd Team Sport Gozo Half Marathon will be held today at 9.15am from Xagħra Square. • The Friends of the Sick and Elderly will be organising a charity sale today and on Sunday May 13 along the private road between the Secondary School in...

  • Challenges faced by Gozitan youths

    Challenges faced by Gozitan youths

    The Gozo Ministry together with the Faculty for Wellbeing at the University of Malta organised a conference for Gozitan youths at the Grand Hotel, Għajnsielem. The conference highlighted the difficulties and challenges faced by youths, Gozo...

  • Padre Pio commemorated

    Padre Pio commemorated

    Prayer groups from around Malta and Gozo and devotees of Padre Pio gathered at the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Ta’ Pinu to commemorate the 100th anniversary when Padre Pio received the stigmata and the 50th anniversary of his death. Gozo Bishop Mario...

  • Gozo Lace Day

    Gozo Lace Day

    The annual Gozo Lace Day was held at the University Gozo Campus last Sunday. Organised by the University’s Lace-Making Programme, the event included a number of exhibitions, demonstrations and talks. In an introductory speech Lace-Making Programme...

  • UK choir visits Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary

    UK choir visits Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary

    The Mount St Mary’s College & Barlborough Hall School Choir of UK paid a visit to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Ta’ Pinu. The group was welcomed by Fr rector Gerald Buhagiar, who gave them information about the sanctuary and also a memento. The...

  • For your diary

    • The annual traditional Fiera tad-Dwejra will take place today from 9am. • Black Panther (12A) will be screened at Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria, today and Peter Rabbit (U) on Saturday at 5.30pm. • A blood donation session will be held at the Gozo...

  • New Gozitan Archbishop visits hometown prior to South Korea appointment

    New Gozitan Archbishop visits hometown prior to South Korea appointment

    Gozitan Mgr Alfred Xuereb, who was appointed Apostolic Nuncio for South Korea and elevated to Archbishop by Pope Francis at the Vatican on March 19, recently presided over various functions in Gozo, including the Cathedral, St George’s Basilica,...

  • Science in the Citadel launched

    Science in the Citadel launched

    The second edition of Science in the Citadel, to be held on April 28, was launched by Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana. Dr Caruana said the event, targeted at the whole family, was very important, since it introduced children to the world of science...

  • ‘I Choose’ initiatives

    ‘I Choose’ initiatives

    The Ministry for Education and Employment embarked on an extended ‘I Choose’ initiative, targeting fourth and fifth formers. This year, the ‘I Choose’ programme will be split in two events. The first was a Career Awareness Week held at the Gozo...

  • Victoria Scout Group Easter camp

    Victoria Scout Group Easter camp

    The Victoria Scout Group organised a four-day camp at Dwejra during Eastertime. Around 80 members of the four sections within the group – Cub Scouts, Scouts, Venture Scouts and Rovers – attended the camp. Each section followed its programme.

  • For your diary

    • A blood donation session will be held at the Gozo General Hospital Outpatients Department today from 8am to1pm. • A family fair will be held at the Għadira ta’ San Raflu in Kerċem today from midday to 6pm. The fair was postponed to today from...

  • New statue in memory of Leah

    New statue in memory of Leah

    A new statue of the Risen Christ was inaugurated at the church of the Franciscan Friars (Ta’ Ġieżu) in Għajnsielem in memory of Leah Xuereb, the bubbly six-year-old girl who stole the hearts of the Maltese nation as she fought cancer. The statue,...

  • Figolla raises €3,800 for Puttinu

    Figolla raises €3,800 for Puttinu

    The sum of €3,800 was raised in aid of Puttinu Cares from donations made by people visiting Arkadia commercial centre in Victoria on Easter Saturday. As a token of appreciation customers were given a slice of the traditional Easter sweet (figolla).

  • Gozitan wine merchant publication

    Gozitan wine merchant publication

    Michael Refalo has just launched a book about Gozitan sailor Giuseppe (de)Brincat (1890-1930), who established himself as a wine merchant. The surviving correspondence, together with business ledgers, form the basis of Dr Refalo’s publication.