Archive for » March 17th, 2011«

Malta Arts Scholarships Scheme meeting at Ghajnsielem

The Directorate for Lifelong Learning invites the general public for an information meeting about the Malta Arts Scholarship Scheme. This scheme aims at providing more opportunities to promote specialisation in the arts, including performance, music, dance, design, creative writing, film and the visual arts. The meeting will be held at The Wistin Camilleri Gozo Centre [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

The Archbishops Seminary is awarded the Green Flag

The Archbishop’s Seminary joined with many other schools throughout Malta and Gozo in gaining the Green Flag for the efforts pursued by the students of the school towards environmental protection. The Minister of Education, Employment and Family, Dolores Cristina, who attended the ceremony, praised the efforts of students and the leadership of the Seminary for [...]
Category: Malta News  Comments off

Spring Equinox guided tour to be held at Mnajdra Temples

Heritage Malta is once again organising a guided tour of the Mnajdra Temples on Sunday the 20th and Monday the 21st of March to mark the spring equinox. Sunrise on the first day of each season underlines the relationship between the temples and celestial bodies. Although it is not known for certain whether these orientations [...]
Category: Malta News  Comments off

Euro area hourly labour costs up by 1.6% & EU27 by 2.0%

Hourly labour costs in the euro area (EA16) rose by 1.6% in the year up to the fourth quarter of 2010, compared with 0.9% for the previous quarter. In the EU27, the annual rise was 2.0% up to the fourth quarter of 2010, compared with 1.2% for the previous quarter. The two main components of [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Cruise passengers down by 46% during February 2011

Total cruise passengers for February amounted to 6,195, down by 46 per cent when compared to the corresponding month last year. February 2011 The total number of cruise passengers during February decreased by 45.5 per cent and stood at 6,195, of whom 6,185 were in transit. The majority of passengers fell within the 60-79 age [...]
Category: Malta News  Comments off

Euro area annual inflation rises to 2.4%, EU stable at 2.8%

Euro area annual inflation was 2.4% in February 2011, up from 2.3% in January. A year earlier the rate was 0.8%. Monthly inflation was 0.4% in February 2011. EU annual inflation was 2.8% in February 2011, unchanged compared with January. A year earlier the rate was 1.5%. Monthly inflation was 0.4% in February 2011. Inflation [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Free Entrance to three Heritage Malta sites on Saturday

Three Heritage Malta sites will be open for free to the general public on Saturday 19th March, a public holiday. The sites included in this open day are Ghar Dalam near Birzebbuga, the National Museum of Fine Arts in Valletta, and the Domvs Romana in Rabat, which on the day will also be celebrating the [...]
Category: Malta News  Comments off

Emergency Response Rescue Corps cover of Gozo Carnival

Between the 4th and 8th of March, the Gozo Emergency Response Rescue Corps (ERRC) provided a First Aid and Ambulance service at the Nadur and Xewkija Carnivals. The ambulance was used for the first time, having been recently purchased by the society. During the Nadur Carnival festivities alone, 30 people were given first aid assistance, [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off