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  • Scale models exhibition

    Scale models exhibition

    The Gozo Scale Modellers Club put up an exhibition at The Duke shopping mall in Victoria. Visitors were able to admire models of airplanes, cars, ships, military vehicles, dioramas, miniature churches and paper models. The club was set up in April...

  • Strengthening the voluntary sector

    Strengthening the voluntary sector

    To commemorate International Volunteers Day, the Gozo NGOs Association organised a seminar with themed ‘Future Proofing the Gozo VO Sector’ at the Gozo Ministry in Victoria. Speaking at the seminar was Council for the Volunteer Sector chairman...

  • Christmastide concert at Xagħra basilica

    Christmastide concert at Xagħra basilica

    The Schola Cantorum Jubilate, the newly established Schola Cantorum Jubilate Children’s Choir and the Cordia String Quartet gave a Christmastide concert at the Basilica of the Nativity of Our Lady in Xagħra. The concert, organised by the Xagħra...

  • Lija, Victoria students meet

    Lija, Victoria students meet

    Lija primary school students recently visited Victoria primary school as part of an eTwinning Project – ‘Exploring The Treasures of Malta And Gozo’. The students, who were welcomed by Gozo College principal Denise Mifsud, head of school Lelio...

  • ‘A New Year’s Toast’

    ‘A New Year’s Toast’

    The Gaulitanus Choir once again ushered in the New Year with the sixth edition of ‘A New Year’s Toast’, which brought to an end the choir’s very busy programme of events for the festive season. As in the past years, the event was held at the...

  • Christmas Parade

    Christmas Parade

    More than 200 dancers took part in a Christmas Parade in Victoria. Large crowds lined Republic Street to watch the dancers in colourful costumes make their way to Independence Square. Characters such as Father and Mother Christmas as well as...

  • Laudate Pueri at Il-Ħaġar

    Laudate Pueri at Il-Ħaġar

    The Laudate Pueri choir gave a lunchtime recital of some of the best loved Christmas carols at Il-Ħaġar Museum in St George’s Square, Victoria. The choir was directed by Canon George Frendo and led by Dr Maria Frendo. A crib, constructed by Carmel...

  • Christmas concert at Żebbuġ

    Christmas concert at Żebbuġ

    The Regina Angelorum choir performed a Christmas concert at Żebbuġ parish church. The choir, accompanied by organist Franco Cefai and trumpeterJason Camilleri, was under the direction of Maria Cefai.

  • ‘The Nativity’ at Lunzjata Valley

    ‘The Nativity’ at Lunzjata Valley

    The Għaqda Dilettanti Ġimgħa l-Kbira, in collaboration with the Education Science and Culture Centre, the Gozo Ministry and the Gozo College, organised an event, entitled ‘The Nativity’, in the picturesque Lunzjata Valley, limits of Victoria. The...

  • The child’s sermon

    The child’s sermon

    Jennifer Sammut delivered the child’s sermon during Mass as programme of the Christmas activities organised by the Franciscan community of Għajnsielem. The Mass was animated by the St Anthony choir under the direction of Sylvana Agius. After Mass...

  • ‘Gozo through a Kaleidoscope’

    ‘Gozo through a Kaleidoscope’

    ‘Gozo through a Kaleidoscope’ is the first solo exhibition by Paul Muscat being held at the Banca Giuratale in Victoria. The exhibition, inaugurated by Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana, presents a collection of interplay patterns of colour and light...

  • Photohunt attracts 200 students

    Photohunt attracts 200 students

    The Students’ Representative Council of Sir M.A. Refalo Sixth Form, Victoria, organised a photohunt before the Christmas holidays. Around 200 students were divided into groups; each group was given a number of photo challenges to be completed. As...

  • ‘Women and Diabetes’ seminar

    ‘Women and Diabetes’ seminar

    The Outpatients Department and Health Promotion Unit at the Gozo General Hospital organised a seminar entitled ‘Women and Diabetes’. Consultant surgeon and vascular specialist Rachel Abela spoke on the complications of diabetes, while resident...

  • Inspire’s special campaign

    Inspire’s special campaign

    Inspire Foundation organised a special campaign at Arkadia Complex in Victoria. The theme of the campaign was ‘Labels Are for Clothes Not People’. The aim of the campaign was to raise awareness regarding social inclusion. The organisers kicked off...

  • Christmas log raises money for Puttinu

    Christmas log raises money for Puttinu

    Puttinu Cares Gozo chairman Carmel Camilleri cut a Christmas log, sponsored by David’s Bakery, in the presence of Puttinu Cares Gozo committee members and volunteers. More than €1,600 was raised in aid of Puttinu Cares through donations made by...

  • Għammar Hill afforestation

    Għammar Hill afforestation

    The Gozo Ministry, through the Eco-Gozo Directorate and the afforestation section of Xewkija Experimental Farm, embarked on an afforestation project at Għammar Hill, opposite Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary. Through this project the hill will be planted with...

  • Christmas blessing

    Christmas blessing

    A special Christmas event for children was held at St Anthony church, Għajnsielem. Fr Guardian Joe Caruana, OFM, blessed Baby Jesus statuettes and cribs brought over by children. Fr Caruana urged children to keep this tradition alive and cherish...

  • Festive activity

    Festive activity

    A social activity, entitled ‘Festa ta’ Ferħ’, was held at Gozo General Hospital last Sunday. The activity opened with the celebration of Mass by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech, assisted by one of the hospital’s chaplains, Fr Joe Cardona. The hospital’s...

  • Bethlehem f’Għajnsielem opens

    Bethlehem f’Għajnsielem opens

    The Nativity village, Bethlehem f’Għajnsielem, opened its doors to the public last Sunday. The entire natural attraction is set up in a rehabilitated quiet area, known as Ta’ Passi fields. On entrance, all visitors are given a map to give them an...

  • President visits Gozo for l-Istrina events

    President visits Gozo for l-Istrina events

    President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca launched l-Istrina activities in Gozo with a visit to Victoria and other villages last weekend where she and her husband met the Gozitan community, including various groups who are helping in the l-Istrina...