Archive for » November 2nd, 2011«

Clifford Debattista Maltese Rugby League Player of the Year

Gozo rugby league player Clifford Debattista has been named the Ray Morris Medal winner for Maltese Rugby League Player of the Year in London tonight. The Malta vice-captain was announced as the Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) convened for its annual awards while the international player of the year was also announced. Speaking from his [...]
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A touch of history during Festival Mediterranea 2011

History is very much on the menu during the 10th edition of Festival Mediterranea, currently underway in Gozo, with a number of events that should go down well with those who appreciate local heritage. The festival, organised by volunteers at Teatru Astra, opened on the 27th October with the first of two representations of the [...]
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Birkirkara Alligators RU Club holds Gozo training camp

Birkirkara Alligators Rugby Union Club held their annual training camp in Gozo last weekend in preparation for the new season to start in two weeks time. Whilst in Gozo, Birkirkara Alligators played touch rugby against the newly set up Gozo Rugby League mens team. Both teams showed skill and speed and it was a historical [...]
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Conservation of Artistic Patrimony in Malta in World War II

Heritage Malta, the national agency for Malta’s Cultural Heritage, hosted an event at the National Museum of Fine Arts linked to the publication written by Anthony Spagnol, and edited by Joseph Schirò and Theresa Vella, entitled ‘The Conservation of the Artistic Patrimony in Malta during World War II.’ Anthony Spagnol’s book focuses on one of [...]
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Gary Neville memorabilia auction in aid of l-Istrina 2011

GO Malta is again pledging its full support to l-Istrina – Malta’s high-powered fund-raising campaign scheduled for 26 December. GO said that it prides itself on being one of l-Istrina’s longest-standing partner and supporter and has been actively involved in the worthy cause since its inception 12 years ago. GO has just presented the Malta [...]
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Armed Forces of Malta Remembrance Day commemoration

The Armed Forces of Malta today commemorated Rembrance Day and honoured its military personnel, who died in the service of their country or whilst serving in the Force. A concelebratory mass was held at the Luqa Barracks military chapel, officiated by the Rev Fr Joseph Meli the military chaplain. An eulogy for the recently departed [...]
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Vodafone service disruption in areas around Gozo today

Vodafone said that a number of localities in Gozo experienced service degradation and interruptions during the day attributable to an equipment failure at one of the Company’s sites. “This was beyond Vodafone’s control and it affected a number of customers and businesses in Gozo.” “Vodafone’s engineering staff immediately identified the root cause of the problem [...]
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GTA survey shows business good in 48% of establisments

The Gozo Tourism Association has recently conducted its third survey for 2011 amongst its members, coming from the following sectors: Hotels, self catering accommodation establishments, Restaurants, Diving, transport services, tourist attractions as well as DMCs and tour agencies. Questions asked by the GTA were related to the Gozitan tourist establishments’ performance during the third quarter [...]
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September’s unemployment figures down slightly on 2010

In September, the number of registered unemployed declined by 101, or 1.5 per cent, when compared to the corresponding month last year, and stood at 6,554, this is shown in figures released by the National Statistics Office today. In the twelve months to September, the number of registered unemployed persons in Malta decreased by 106, [...]
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Justice & Peace Commission reflect on pre-budget document

The main objective of the Peace and Justice Commission is that of fostering awareness of the Social Doctrine of the Church by studying and relating the implications of economic, social and legislative measures to social justice in the interest of the dignity of the human being and the common good. In this respect, the Commission [...]
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Art exhibition in Qala – ‘Gozo and Malta meets New York’

A major show of work by Graham Gurr, entitled ‘Gozo and Malta meets New York’, is currently being held at the Arthouse Gallery Qala in Saint Joseph Square. Graham is showing some 35 large framed work in pen, ink and collage depicting scenes of New York city and surrounding area which would be familiar to [...]
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