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Ghaqda Armar Festa San Gorg to stage ‘Gorgi Taghna’

As part of the St George’s Day celebrations in Gozo, the Ghaqda Armar Festa San Gorg will be staging Gorgi Taghna, a theatrical extravaganza of drama, dance, music and lights at the Teatru Astra in Victoria. Billed for Saturday, April the 14th, at 8.00pm, Gorgi Taghna is an original production about St George, illustrating different [...]
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Maltco retains lottery concessions with a €39 million bid

The Ministry of Finance, the Economy and Investment has announced that the winning bidder for the National Lottery of Malta Concession is Maltco Lotteries Limited. Maltco had offered Euro39,100,000 for the ten year concession which will commence from the 5th of July 2012. The Call for Tenders was made on the 24th of October 2011. [...]
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Nadur Night Hike – Uniting school and community together

At Gozo College Nadur Primary, both the School Development Plan as well the EcoSchool Action Plan 2011-12 are strongly supported and encourage an active, healthier lifestyle for all of the children and the community as a whole. This year, as part and parcel of the EcoSchools HSBC Climate Change – School-Community Link Project, the Eco [...]
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New Ggantija Temple entrance during conservation works

Heritage Malta has announced that as from the 26th of March, due to ongoing conservation works at the Ggantija Temples at Xaghra, the entrance to this archaeological site off Imqades Street will be closed to the public. Access to this site will be via another entrance located on Parisot Street. Appropriate signage will be set-up [...]
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Guidelines for usage of Palms in Palm Sunday Celebrations

The palm tree has many uses other than for landscaping. It is a common local tradition to use the fronds of Phoenix species as a commemorative act during Palm Sunday celebrations. The primary focus is on the Canary Palm (Phoenix canariensis) which is one of the most susceptible palm trees found locally. This is the [...]
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Gozo International Easter Celebration – ‘A Call for Unity’

The annual international celebration for Easter is being held at St Joseph Parish Church, Qala, on Saturday, the 24th of March 2012. This ecumenical, socio-cultural event, “Gozo International Celebration – Easter Edition 2012,” marking the theme for this year, ‘A Call for Unity.’ The celebration will take place between 7.30 and 9.00pm and is a [...]
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Gaulitana: A Festival of Music continues with 2 more events

Gaulitana: A Festival of Music continues with two more performances lined up: 1. Secular Polyphony Italian choir Coro Euphonios directed by Elia Orlando will perform several unaccompanied choral works ranging from the Renaiisance to the contemporary. The concert is being held on Sunday the 25th of March at the Xewkija Primary School Hall, Xewkija, in [...]
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