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  • UK chapel choir in Fontana concert

    UK chapel choir in Fontana concert

    The Pope John Paul II Foundation (JP2 Foundation) presented a concert of sacred music by the Rossall School Chapel Choir from the UK at the Sacred Heart of Jesus parish church in Fontana. The concert marked the fifth anniversary of the death of...

  • For your diary - July 29, 2018

    • Today, Għarb celebrates the feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary with a solemn concelebrated Mass presided by Archbishop Emeritus Paul Cremona, with the participation of members of the Cathedral Chapter, together with the...

  • Public vote for Citadel restoration project

    Public vote for Citadel restoration project

    The Citadel restoration project has been selected as one of the five finalists under Category 5 (Investing in Cultural Heritage for the RegioStars Awards 2018 by the European Commission) for its originality and innovation using European funds. The...

  • Karachi-based artist to be AiR programme creative

    Karachi-based artist to be AiR programme creative

    Karachi-based visual artist, Rabia S. Akhtar, was selected to be the international creative in the Artist-in-Residency (AiR) Programme (Gozo). The aim of the programme, supported by Valletta 2018 and Fondazzjoni Kreattivita, is to enhance cultural...

  • Police commemoration

    Police commemoration

    Police Day was commemorated at Santa Marija Cemetery chapel in Victoria with Mass in memory of deceased members led by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech and assisted by Police chaplains Fr Raymond Bonnici, OFM Cap, and Mgr Paul Cardona. Leading the...

  • ‘Creating Your Own Europe’ debate

    ‘Creating Your Own Europe’ debate

    A public discussion about the future of Gozo in the EU was held at the Calypso Hotel in Marsalforn. Titled ‘Creating Your Own Europe’, the debate provided Gozitan youths the opportunity to share their concerns and ideas on tangible issues such as...

  • For your diary

    ■ The feast of Santa Margerita will be celebrated in Sannat today. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will lead a concelebrated Mass at 9am. Fr Simon M. Cachia will deliver the panegyric. The Missa in honorem S. Margaritae by Mro Charles Camilleri will be...

  • UK artist exhibits her work

    UK artist exhibits her work

    A painting and photography exhibition by UK artist Fiona Mackenzie-Spence, a Gozo resident for the past two years, is on at the Banca Giuratale, Independence Square, Victoria. The paintings are abstract oils and acrylics in soft colours and texture.

  • Sign language course

    Sign language course

    Sixteen people (pictured above) have successfully completed a Maltese sign language training course held in Gozo for the second time. Parliamentary Secretary Agius Decelis, who together with Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana, presented the...

  • New jobs scheme launched

    New jobs scheme launched

    Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana and Finance Minister Edward Scicluna launched a scheme of refund for employment in Gozo at the new offices of the Gozo Business Chamber in Victoria.  The scheme will aid the private sector to create more jobs in Gozo.

  • Health screening held for first time

    Health screening held for first time

    The first healthy athletes screening event was held at the Gozo Sports Complex in Victoria. The aim of the event was to provide a health screening/check-up and to inform the person concerned and their carers of any needs to be seen to. General...

  • Corpus Christi College Choir performs at Victoria cathedral

    Corpus Christi College Choir performs at Victoria cathedral

    The Corpus Christi College Choir, under the direction of Robin Walker, gave a concert at the Gozo Cathedral. The concert, entitled Sing Joyfully Unto God, was part of the UK choir’s Malta tour in collaboration with the Gaulitanus choir. The UK...

  • For your diary

    • Today, Victoria celebrates the feast of St George. This year marks the 179th anniversary of the first titular artistic statue of St George treasured at St George’s basilica.  The procession with the statue of the saint will leave the basilica at...

  • Gozo as a place of punishment

    Gozo as a place of punishment

    As part of its fifth anniversary celebrations, Il-Ħaġar – Heart of Gozo Museum in Victoria hosted Judge Giovanni Bonello, who gave a lecture on how Gozo was used as a place of punishment by the Order of St John for its members during the 16th...

  • St George’s feast next Sunday

    Gozo will celebrate the feast of St George in Victoria next Sunday. Celebrations start with the traditional dinner today. On Monday evening there will be horse races. The rest of the festivities will be characterised by innovative pyrotechnical...

  • President visits ERRC in Xewkija

    President visits ERRC in Xewkija

    President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca visited the headquarters of the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps (ERRC) in Xewkija where she met volunteers and cadets who provide services around Malta and Gozo, including ambulance service, water rescue...

  • Bicycles for refugees

    Bicycles for refugees

    The Rotary Club (Gozo) presented two more bicycles to refugees residing in Gozo to enable them to get to their places of work. The presentation was held at the Migrants Commission office in Victoria, directed by Fr Anton Schembri. Fr Schembri...

  • Xagħra figs festival

    Xagħra figs festival

    Last Sunday Xagħra’s main square hosted the ninth edition of the Figs Festival. Participants included local farmers who cultivate figs, confectioners and individuals from Xagħra who prepared sweets from figs, including a live cooking session by...

  • For your diary

    • Gozo Bishop Mario Grech today leads a Pontifical Mass at Kerċem parish on the feast of Our Lady of Succour at 9am with the participation of St Gregory choir under the direction of maestro di cappella Carmelo P. Grech. The St Anthony Band of...

  • Nine exhibitors take part in Summer Book Festival

    Nine exhibitors take part in Summer Book Festival

    Nine exhibitors took part in the Summer Book Festival set up by the National Book Council at the Gozo Ministry exhibition hall in Victoria. The second edition of the festival featured readings by writers and poets, guided cultural visits to sites...