Archive for » September 21st, 2011«

New bandmaster and assistant for Banda Vizitazzjoni Gharb

The Vizitazzjoni band of Gharb said that it is pleased to announce the appointment of their new bandmaster, Mro George Apap and his assistant, Jason Camilleri. George Apap, born in Victoria, Gozo in 1983, started tuition in music theory and clarinet in Eb at the age of six under the late Joseph Bezzina and Victor [...]
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The Gaudos Quartet to perform live at the Citadel, Victoria

This Friday, the 23rd of September, the renowned Gaudos Quartet, will be performing a special concert at the Rotary sponsored Gozo Art Show 2011 at the Citadel, Victoria. Set in the beautiful old St Ursula’s Hall, surrounded by contemporary works of art, the quartet will perform works by Beethoven and Schubert as well as a [...]
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Gozo University Group meets with Gozo Business Chamber

Gozo University Group Executives held a meeting with the Gozo Business Chamber recently at the GBC’s office in Victoria . The lack of investment in Gozo was one of the issues discussed at the meeting. Joe Grech, the President of the Gozo Business Chamber, said that they are “currently working on an electronic register to [...]
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New legal framework set up for EU policy on criminal law

A new plan will help protect citizens through effective implementation of EU-wide rules and define what violations should be considered as criminal offences. Citizens rank tackling crime as one of their top priorities when asked what policy-makers can do to strengthen the EU. But despite efforts over the last decade, changes to European criminal law [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Victoria on Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Victoria, Gozo, on Friday, the 23rd of September, between the hours of 8.30am and 12.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: TRIQ DUN PAWL MICALLEF, TRIQ GHAR GERDUF, TRIQ ID- DAWWARA and TRIQ PAWLU PORTELLI.
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Azure & Ochre – Birgu art exhibition by C.S. Lawrence

Azure & Ochre is the apt title for artist, C.S. Lawrence’s forthcoming exhibition. In her art studio in Cospicua these two colours jostle amongst other brightly painted landscapes, Maltese seascapes and portraits. Singled out, azure and ochre hues well describe the Maltese stone, sea and sky. For Caroline they represent “sunlight and water, two things [...]
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‘The Laws of Cricket in Seven European Languages’

ICC Europe in partnership with the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has published seven new European translations of The Laws of Cricket (2000 Code 4th Edition – 2010). All translations are available to download online free for an unlimited period of time. The game of Cricket has been governed by a code for over 250 years, [...]
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Fifth edition of the annual Gozo Arts Show inaugurated

The fifth edition of the annual Gozo Arts Show, organised by the Rotary Club Gozo, opened on Saturday at the Cittadella Centre for Culture and the Arts, in Victoria. The exhibition was inaugurated by the Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono. The exhibition includes paintings, sculpture and photography by 50 artists. It will remain open until [...]
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Wied Ghollieqa Centre extensively damaged by vandals

Vandals targeted Wied Ghollieqa Environment Centre on Monday night, causing extensive damage. They hurled stones, smashing glass door and window panes and damaging window sills, as well as some of the furniture inside the centre. The centre is used by environment NGO Nature Trust (Malta) to welcome visitors to Wied Ghollieqa Nature Reserve, which is [...]
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Moviment Graffitti holding a symbolic vigil for Palestine

Tomorrow, Thursday, the 22nd September, Moviment Graffitti said it is organising a symbolic vigil, in view of the United States’ declaration of intent to use its veto powers at the United Nations Security Council to block the recognition of Palestine as an independent state within the United Nations. Moviment Graffitti said that this public activity [...]
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ITV Granada experiencing technical problems with satellite

Melita has said that ITV Granada is experiencing technical problems with their satellite transmission.The Melita technical team is working with them to resolve this as quickly as possible however Melita said, it does not yet have assurances from the channel that transmission will resume in the next hours. Melita said it apologises for the inconvenience [...]
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