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  • For your diary

    • The feast of St Anthony of Padua will be celebrated by the Fransiscan Fathers in Għajnsielem today with a Pontifical Mass led by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech, who will also deliver the panegyric at 9am, followed by the blessing and distribution of...

  • School’s save water festival

    School’s save water festival

    Laura Vicuna School in Għasri organised a water festival, having as its theme ‘Reuse and save energy as to save water’. A video of all the work done throughout the scholastic year related to the water explorer programme was shown, while various...

  • Crib-making course

    Crib-making course

    A crib-making demonstrative three-day course was held at Manresa House in Victoria. The Għaqda Ħbieb tal-Presepju Għawdex-Malta 1985 invited artists Antonio Pigozzi and Nicolò Celegato to deliver the course. They are both members of the...

  • 1886 letter to Maltese migrant in Alexandria

    1886 letter to Maltese migrant in Alexandria

    Michael Refalo gave a lecture on his ongoing research about Maltese migrants in the Levant at Il-Ħaġar – Heart of Gozo cultural centre. During his research work he came across an 1886 letter to Alexandria from Malta. It was written – probably...

  • Birdlife Malta publication

    Birdlife Malta publication

    Il-Wirt Naturali ta’ Għawdex is a new publication by Birdlife Malta that includes 84 articles by ornithologist, naturalist and nature conservationist Joe Sultana. The book is divided into five sections – important natural sights in Gozo, Gozitan...

  • Xagħra Scout Group marks anniversary

    Xagħra Scout Group marks anniversary

    The Xagħra Scout Group marked its 10th anniversary with a parade, together with the Attard Scout Band, along the streets of Xagħra. Canon Ġwann Bartolo celebrated Mass at Marija Bambina Basilica together with archpriest Mgr Carmelo Refalo and...

  • For your diary

    • Today, Għasri marks the feast of Christ the Saviour. A ponti-fical concelebrated Mass, led by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech, will take place at 8.30am. The Lauda Sion choir will take part. Horse races will be held in Għasri Street at 3pm. Mgr Franġisk...

  • EMIN Bus tours Gozo

    EMIN Bus tours Gozo

    The EMIN Bus (European Minimum Income Journey) was in Gozo as part of a European tour campaign targeting 32 countries to promote an adequate decent living. The bus arrived in Malta from Italy under the leadership of Anne van Lancker. The EMIN Bus...

  • Students participate in Career Stories

    Students participate in Career Stories

    The Bishop’s Conservatory Secondary School organised its third edition of Career Stories in Victoria. Around 274 students met and discussed career opportunities with various professionals from the Armed Forces, the Police Force, fashion and...

  • 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,...