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World Water Day 2011 celebrated by students in Gozo

About 120 students at the Agius de Soldanis Girls’ Junior Lyceum and Secondary School, this week joined around 22,000 other students from around the world, and participated in two walks to commemorate World Water Day 2011. These walks, which were organised by the Eco School Committee, were a show of solidarity with the children who [...]
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MaltaPost issues special hand postmark for Fontana Church

MaltaPost has announced that a special hand postmark – Fontana 100 sena Parocca 1911-2011 will be issued this Saturday, the 26th of March, for the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the foundation of the Fontana Parish Church. The hand postmark will be available from MaltaPost Victoria Gozo Branch. This Special Postmark can also be [...]
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Clocks go forward one hour this Sunday as winter time ends

The public is reminded that winter time in Malta and Gozo this year will end at 2.00am on the last Sunday of March, when clocks should be turned forward by one hour. This year it falls on this Sunday, the 27th of March 2011. Summer time will end at 3.00am on Sunday the 30th of [...]
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January figures see upward rise in domestic tourism to Gozo

In January, total arrivals in collective accommodation establishments were estimated at 60,124, up by 21.1 per cent when compared to the corresponding month last year. Total nights spent increased by 9.0 per cent. During January, non-resident arrivals stood at 51,075, up by 28.3 per cent over last year. Correspondingly, non-resident nights advanced by 30,160 and [...]
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Earth Hour 2011: Aurora Opera House, the hour & beyond

This Saturday, March the 26th 2011, the Aurora Opera House in Gozo will join the world-initiative of Earth Hour between 8.30pm and 9.30pm. Earth Hour is a 60-minute lights-out around the world involving over 5 million people in more than 130 countries. The major landmark illuminations will be switched off in an effort to raise [...]
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