Archive for » August 22nd, 2011«

E.R.R.C. Blood Drive event in Marsalforn a huge success

The Emergency Response and Rescue Corps (E.R.R.C.), together with Marsalforn Chatholic Community organised the third edition of the Marsalforn Blood Drive, which was held yesterday morning.The E.R.R.C. said that the morning proved to be a huge success. In just four and a half hours, fifty-four persons, most of which were first time donors, arrived to [...]
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UNHCR calls for safety of third-country nationals in Libya

UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres today called on all sides of the conflict in Libya to ensure that the thousands of third-country nationals trapped in Tripoli and other areas by the continuing fighting are properly protected from harm. “Thousands of third-country nationals in Libya will be feeling great fear and uncertainty at this [...]
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Macbeth by TNT Theatre Britian, at the Presidential Palace

On the 8th, 9th and 10th of September, the Presidential Palace in Valletta has been designated as the 56th venue hosting the prestigious Castle Tour 2011. This unique event has become the most comprehensive summer outdoor tour of any European Theatre Company. Come rain or shine this annual extraordinary production of one of Shakespeare’s masterpieces [...]
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Study abroad on Erasmus & Leonardo da Vinci programmes

The new academic year is fast approaching and this year too – thanks to the Erasmus and Leonardo da Vinci programmes, thousands of young people are getting ready to study or work as a trainee in another EU country. Erasmus and Leonardo da Vinci are two flagship initiatives of the Commission’s education and lifelong learning [...]
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‘Three Cousins in Art’ – Art exhibition at the Banca Giuratale

‘Three Cousins in Art,’ an art exhibition by the Gozitan artists Lina Vella, Matthew Apap and George Vella, is being held at the Banca Giuratale in Victoria. The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, inaugurated the exhibition which will remain open until Wednesday, the 31st of August, during office hours.
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AFM Maritime Squadron celebrate the unit’s Patron Saint

The Armed Forces of Malta’s Maritime Squadron today held Regimental Form Up Parade at Haywharf, Floriana, that was followed by a Holy Mass to celebrate the unit’s patron saint, the Our Lady Star of the Seas (Santa Marija, Kewkba tal-Bahar). Squadron Officers and men from the unit’s respective Commands, formed up for the parade which [...]
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Spectacular ’3D’ event at San Lawrenz village next month

Every two years the San Lawrenz Local Council creates a major event which attracts hundreds of people, the event, named 3D, is now in its third edition. The first event was held in Dwejra and the second event was held in the main square of San Lawrenz. Now this year, on the 10th of September, [...]
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AD welcomes the ousting of the Gaddafi regime in Libya

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party salutes the birth of a post-Gaddafi Libya. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, said, “The dramatic developments in Libya in the past hours are beyond description. The celebration of freedom of common Libyan people in the streets of Tripoli is a true symbol of what making history is all about. The [...]
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Cruise passenger numbers in July rose by 50% on last year

The National Statistics Office has said today that total cruise passengers for July stood at 78,240, an increase of 50 per cent over last year. There were 30 cruise liner calls during the month. Cruise liners visiting Malta carried an average of 2,608 passengers per vessel. The number of passengers who were in transit numbered [...]
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The Prime Minister congratulates the Libyan rebels

A statement from the Government this morning said that the Prime Minister, Dr Lawrence Gonzi, had this morning spoken on the telephone with the chairman of the Libyan Transitional Council, Mahmoud Jibril. The Prime Minister “congratulated the Libyan people on its march towards freedom and respect for human rights.” The Prime Minister said again that [...]
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