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  • 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...

  • Puttinu Cares solidarity walk

    Puttinu Cares solidarity walk

    A solidarity walk in aid of Puttinu Cares raised the sum of €5,200. The walk, organised by the Gozo General Hospital’s social activities committee and Puttinu Cares committee, started from the main entrance gate of the hospital to Ta’ Pinu...

  • Raising children with autism

    Raising children with autism

    The Catechetical Office of the Diocese of Gozo, in collaboration with the Special Unit of the Gozo College’s Ta’ Sannat Primary School, organised a seminar on catechesis and autism. Members of the Special Unit, including Joanne Sultana and Cynthia...

  • Events for your diary

    • On the occasion of the feast of St Coronato, Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will lead Pontifical Mass at Nadur parish church, today, at 9.15am. A procession with the statue of the saint, accompanied by the Mnarja Band, will start at 4.30pm. • A blood...

  • SME Week seminar

    SME Week seminar

    As part of European Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Week 2017, the Gozo Business Chamber organised a seminar for its members to inform them about EU funding opportunities. The seminar was addressed by Moira Attard, DG (Measures and Support)...

  • Kempo Arnis training camp

    Kempo Arnis training camp

    The Kempo Arnis Federation held its annual autumn training camp at the Gozo Sports Complex in Victoria. The camp consisted of semi­nars, youth sessions, classes for instructors of the sport and tests for individuals to be awarded a higher grade or...

  • Maltese pilgrims visit Gozo

    Maltese pilgrims visit Gozo

    Volunteers of the Sovereign Order of Malta transported Maltese pilgrims, including the sick, to Gozo where they attended Mass at St John the Baptist Rotunda in Xewkija. Mass was celebrated by Mgr Paul Vella, Conventual Chaplain of the Order. The...

  • Breast cancer awareness event

    Breast cancer awareness event

    The Women’s Cancer Gozo Association organised a breast cancer awareness campaign at The Duke Shopping Complex in Victoria. Visitors sought information and asked various questions about breast cancer, while books, leaflets and bookmarks were freely...

  • New art gallery inaugurated

    New art gallery inaugurated

    A new art gallery belonging to artist Christopher Saliba was inaugurated by President Marie-Louise Coleiro-Preca and Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana. Artcube, projected and de-signed by the artist himself, is situated on the main road midway between...

  • Events for your diary

    • A Remembrance Day ceremony will be held at Independence Square, Victoria, today at 10.30am. • A blood donation session will be held at Nadur parish centre today from 8am to 1pm and at the Gozo General Hospital on Tuesday from 1pm to 5pm. •...

  • Loneliness – a painful universal phenomenon

    Loneliness – a painful universal phenomenon

    Il-Baħħ u Jien (Loneliness) was the title of this year’s Mental Health Conference organised by the Mental Health Association (Gozo) at Villa Fiorita in Marsalforn. As in previous years, the event was very informative with several discussions...

  • 75 years ago: enemy bombs kill 18 in Sannat

    75 years ago: enemy bombs kill 18 in Sannat

    Seventy-five years ago, on October 10, 1942, two large enemy bombs were dropped on the village of Sannat, leaving 18 dead and a trail of devastation. Houses were damaged or destroyed. Among the victims was Lydia, who was 18 months old. About 70...

  • Unique reunion

    Unique reunion

    A unique reunion for a group of students and workers who stayed at two hostels for Gozitans in Valletta and Birkirkara between 1975 and 1984 was held at the Country Terrace Restaurant in Mġarr. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech celebrated Mass together...

  • Students join Pink October campaign

    Students join Pink October campaign

    Gozo College Victoria Primary School joined the Pink October campaign by organising a Pink Day at the school. Children and staff members, dressed in pink, assembled in the schoolyard to take part in a keep-fit session spirited by a group of Year 6...

  • Events for your diary

    • A blood donation session will be held at the Gozo General Hospital today from 8am to 1.30pm. • 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 from 7.30am to...

  • Sports for children

    Sports for children

    The importance of sports in our daily life was the highlight of an activity organised by the Fontana Youths Commission. Children were able to take part in various events that included traditional games, zip lining, races, physical exercises and a...

  • Fiddler on the Roof at the Don Bosco Theatre in Victoria

    Fiddler on the Roof at the Don Bosco Theatre in Victoria

    A live original English version of the musical Fiddler on the Roof is being staged at the Don Bosco Oratory Theatre in Victoria on November 4, 5 and 12. Details of the two-and-a-half-hour production were announced during a press conference held at...

  • Marian celebration for Church school students

    Marian celebration for Church school students

    A special Marian celebration was organised for all Gozitan Church school students to mark the centennial of Our Lady’s apparitions to the three shepherd children in Portugal. The celebration was held on the parvis of Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary and was led...

  • Cancer awareness walk

    Cancer awareness walk

    An awareness walk was organised by the Women’s Cancer Gozo Association. The walk started from in front of the statue of St John Paul II in Victoria to the Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary in Għarb and back. Picture shows the participants before the start of the...