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50th anniversary lecture on survey of the Xlendi wreck site

Heritage Malta are organising a lecture to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1961 survey of the Xlendi wreck site. The lecture will be by Prof. John Woods who directed the survey team. Visitors will also be able to view the Xlendi wreck material that is on permanent display at the the Gozo Museum of [...]
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Arriva to introduce four Airport Express services in July

When Arriva starts its new operation on July the 3rd, one of the services that will be introduced is the Airport Express. There are four airport express services, all of which have an ‘X’ before the number. These routes make it easier for you to get directly to and from the airport, whether you are [...]
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Heritage Malta photographic exhibition at Mater Dei hospital

Heritage Malta, in collaboration with the Mater Dei Hospital and Fujifilm Malta, recently set up a permanent photographic exposition inside the main building of the Mater Dei Hospital. This display is made up of a number of large format prints illustrating several Heritage Malta sites and museums. Images included within this exposition were taken by [...]
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Fiori D’Argenta a festival of culture & traditions in Xewkija

The Xewkija Local Council will be presenting Fiori D’Argenta, a festival of culture, history, drama and traditions, on Friday the 10th, Saturday the 11th and Sunday the 12th of June 2011. Friday 10th June 2011 - Official opening of Fiori D’Argenta. At 8.15pm. Prekursur Phil. Soc. executes a march from Torri Tingi Street (by the [...]
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Trees cover only 0.66% of land across the Maltese Islands

Commemorated every year on the 5th of June, this year’s World Environment Day theme is “Forests: Nature at your service.” In Malta, forests cover only 2.1 km2, or 0.66 per cent, of the total land area, according to the latest CORINE Land Cover data. From 2004 to 2010, 128,703 trees were planted by Government, NGOs [...]
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Seven exhibitions opened on eve of Notte Gozitana 2011

In what was described as a ‘walk through the Arts’ around the main streets of Victoria and within the Citadel on the eve of this year’s Lejlet Lapsi Notte Gozitana, the Minister for Gozo, giovanna Debono, inaugurated no fewer than seven exhibitions mostly related to local history and art. The exhibitions, for which entrance is [...]
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