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The Ghaqda Muzikali San Girgor concert at Teatru Manoel

The Ghaqda Muzikali San Girgor of Kercem, Gozo, would like to remind everyone that it will be presenting a unique wind band concert in one of the main theatres in Europe, Malta’s National Theatre, Teatru Manoel, Valletta. The event, which is to be held on Sunday, the 20th of February, 2011, at 7.30pm, will be [...]
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Mischief is at the Gozo SPCA centre waiting for a new home

Mischief is a gentle, affectionate young dog. He was found on the road between Munxar and Xlendi in July 2009 and apart from a trial re-homing, has been at the Gozo SPCA centre in Victoria ever since. Everyone at the rehoming centre really think that Mischief now deserves to be in a loving home He [...]
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European Epilepsy Day to be celebrated on February 14th

On the occasion of European Epilepsy Day, which will be celebrated this Monday, the 14th of February 2011, the European Parliament in Strasbourg will next week (14th and 15th February) host a series of events organised by the International Bureau of Epilepsy and the International League Against Epilepsy. These events, which include a photo exhibition [...]
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EC urges member states to increase awareness in ’112?

To mark “European 112 Day” today, the 11th of February, the European Commission is urging Member States to step up their efforts to increase public awareness of the existence of 112, the number which can be used in all EU Member States to reach emergency services. An EU-wide survey released today shows around three out [...]
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Gozo commemorates apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary

It was on the 11th of February 1858, when the Immaculate Virgin Mary appeared to Bernadette Soubirous in the Grotto of Massabielle in Lourdes, France for the first time. Eighteen apparitions took place in all and Lourdes soon became a center of pilgrimage and prayers. It was Christianity’s foremost pilgrim site. In Gozo, there is [...]
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Marriage conference by Gozo Diocese & Cana Movement

The Family Commission of the Gozo Diocese, in collaboration with Cana Movement (Gozo), held a half-day conference entitled “Ghaliex tizzewweg?” (Why get married?) Following an introduction highlighting various opportunities of guidance and support being offered by the Gozo Diocese to engaged and married couples, two married couples shared their personal experience on how participation in [...]
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December outbound tourists up by almost 22% on 2009

During December, outbound tourist trips stood at 31,159, up by 21.5 per cent over 2009. Same-day visitor trips increased to 3,237. The number of outbound tourist trips to EU countries in December was calculated at 26,797, while non-EU trips totalled at 4,362. Increases of 21 per cent and 26 per cent were registered in EU [...]
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