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  • Consume-less project to reduce restaurant waste by half

    Consume-less project to reduce restaurant waste by half

    The Ministry for Sustainable Development, Environment and Climate Change and the Gozo Ministry organised a seminar about the commercial sector and its effect on the waste management system at Ta’ Ċenċ Hotel in Sannat. The seminar, entitled the...

  • Tenor Joseph Calleja recalls Astra Theatre memories

    Tenor Joseph Calleja recalls Astra Theatre memories

    This year’s edition of the Festival Mediterranea came to an end with a conversation with tenor Joseph Calleja conducted by former editor and journalist of The Sunday Times of Malta Steve Mallia at Il-Ħaġar Museum in Victoria. Calleja, who had his...

  • Heralding the festive season

    Heralding the festive season

    The town of Victoria, including Independence Square and Republic Street, were lit up by Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana on December 1. Heralding the festive event, the evening opened with Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony by organist Amy Borg. Around...

  • Crib seminar in Xagħra

    Crib  seminar in Xagħra

    The Għaqda Il-Milied fix-Xagħra (Christmas in Xagħra Society) held its annual seminar at the Ċentru Ġesù Nazzarenu in Xagħra. Gozitan artist Hubert Saliba demonstrated how he creates Nativity figures in terracotta. The event was held in...

  • Addressing the needs of the professional

    Addressing the needs of the professional

    The Malta Federation of Professional Associations and the Gozo Tourism Association organised a second conference on the needs of the professional in Gozo at the Grand Hotel in Għajnsielem.  In his opening address, Malta Federation of Professional...

  • Children celebrate Christ the King

    Children celebrate Christ the King

    Around 400 schoolchildren took part in a diocesan celebration marking the feast of Christ the King at St Joseph parish church in Qala. Various seminarians addressed the children, focusing mainly on the love of St Aloysius Gonzaga, who left his...

  • Nativity scene: 24 years on

    Nativity scene: 24 years on

    Tonio Grech has been putting up the Nativity scene at the Nadur MUSEUM (boys section) for the past 24 years. The crib is made up of għeruq tal-qasab and tree trunks. He takes more than three months to build. The Nativity characters (pasturi) are...

  • New monument

    New monument

    Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana and Għarb mayor David Apap unveiled a monument to World War II victims Ġużeppi Cauchi (Ta’ Neriku) and Kalanġ Mizzi (Ta’ Brajġu) close to Birbuba Street, Għarb. Talks were delivered by historian Charlie Bezzina, Dr...

  • For your diary - December 2, 2018

    • Fontana parish today marks the feast of St Andrew the Apostle with concelebrated Mass led by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech at 3.45pm. A procession with the statue of St Andrew led by Fr Michael Xuereb, with the participation of the St Margaret Band,...

  • The family and diabetes seminar

    The family and diabetes seminar

    The Outpatients’ Department and Health Promotion Unit at the  Gozo General Hospital organised a seminar, entitled ‘The Family and Diabetes’. The seminar featured a presentation by consultant endocrinologist and diabetologist Josephine Bigeni, who...

  • Victoria cathedral’s trompe d’oeil being restored

    Victoria cathedral’s trompe d’oeil being restored

    Malta’s largest trompe d’oeil was raised into position at the Gozo Cathedral 280 years ago. It is now in the process of being lowered to be taken for restoration. This work of art was created by Antonio Manuele, known as Pippi, a Sicilian...

  • Il-Ħajja f’Għawdex covers wide spectrum of topics

    The latest edition of the iconic Gozo monthly, Il-Ħajja f’Għawdex, provides the reader with a wide spectrum of topics, including a feature about a number of youths who recall their experiences in the missions abroad, the provision of hostels for...

  • The benefits of Wing Chun

    The benefits of Wing Chun

    Master Zheng, who was hosted by the Gozo Spirit Combat (Int.) Club, gave a master class at the Gozo Sports Complex in Victoria. Around 20 students participated in the event held through the cooperation of the Chinese Embassy in Malta and the Malta...

  • For your diary - November 25, 2018

    • The feast of Christ the King will be celebrated at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary today at 4pm. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will lead the congregation. This year’s motto is Agħmlu kulma jgħidilkom Hu. • A blood donation session will be held at Xewkija District...

  • World wars victims remembered

    World wars victims remembered

    Remembrance Day was commemorated last Sunday with the laying of wreaths at the foot of the war monument in Independence Square, Victoria, and the playing of the Last Post and the Reveille by the Armed Forces of Malta Band. The major part of the...

  • New conception of sacred art

    New conception of sacred art

    A sacred art exhibiton by Aaron Formosa is being held at the Banca Giurtale, Independence Square, Victoria. Intimations, depicting among other themes, the Nativity of Christ, Christ and the Children, Christ raising the Daughter of Jairus from...

  • Crib-building course

    Crib-building course

    L-Għaqda Ħbieb tal-Presepju of Għajnsielem held its annual course in crib-building techniques. Around 17 participants from Malta and Gozo took part in the three-day course held under the direction of crib maker Paul Stellini, who gave details on...

  • Training session for peripatetic teachers

    Training session for peripatetic teachers

    The senior management team of the Gozo College Victoria Primary school organised a Community of Professional Educators (CoPE) session for its peripatetic staff. The six-hour training programme was held at St Joseph Band Club in Għajnsielem. It was...

  • Classique Foundation recital

    Classique Foundation recital

    The Classique Foundation presented a recital as part of the first edition of the MUSIC+ festival. Bach and Beyond, held at the Gozo Ministry’s exhibition hall, featured Maltese-Canadian flutist Rebecca Hall and pianist Gisele Grima. They performed...

  • Gozo Ministry wants to see active ageing strengthened

    Gozo Ministry wants to see active ageing strengthened

    “The Gozo Ministry strongly supports the concept of active ageing and wants to see it strengthened,” said Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana during the opening of the new academic year of the University of Third Age Gozo at the University Campus in...