Archive for » April 22nd, 2012«

Peasant costumes, insights into rural life and society in Gozo

‘Peasant Costumes, Insights into Rural Life and Society,’ is an exhibition orgainsed by Heritage Malta, of popular attire and their pictorial representations in late 18th, 19th and early twentieth century Gozo. The exhibition will illustrate the historical context and production processes and materials for peasants’ dress behind popular costume within rural Malta and Gozo at [...]
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Portomaso development proposal should be refused – AD

In view of Thursday’s MEPA meeting on the proposed Portomaso development proposal, Michael Briguglio, Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party Chairperson said, “the proposed development at Portomaso should be refused by MEPA.” He continued, “the simple reason that it violates the previous approved development – which in itself was controversial – should be enough for [...]
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EU farm policy reform should aim to sustain biodiversity

Higher political priority should go to preserving and restoring damaged ecosystems, said Parliament in a resolution adopted on Friday. As the EU failed to meet its overall biodiversity target for 2010, biodiversity conservation should now be built into key EU policies, it adds. Environmentally harmful subsidies should be named and phased out by 2020, the [...]
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POP Mellieha C.C in a memorable first game win on Saturday

On Saturday the MCA Summer league continued with Krishna C.C playing newcomers POP Mellieha C.C. A few of the players from the other teams turned up to watch this new team, the unknown factor. POP Mellieha batted first. Adeel Nazar and Usman Musadiq opened the innings both falling within the first two overs for six [...]
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62-year old British woman found dead at her Kercem home

A 62-year old British woman was found dead on the steps of a swimming pool at her Kercem home this morning. Police and a doctor were called to the house in Triq Ghajn Tuta at around 11am this morning. The police said that there appeared to be no sign of violence or foul play. A [...]
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Gaulitana: A Festival of Music grand finale next Monday

Gaulitana: A Festival of Music comes to a grand finale next Monday, the 30th of April with ‘Finale: Yet Again, Another Go At The Musical Theatre.’ The evening’s entertainment will feature the Gaulitanus Choir (including its children section), its soloists and foreign guests, in a semi-acted performance of Richard Rodgers’ The King and I and [...]
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Leone Band Club Victoria statement on use of funerary hymn

The committee of the Leone Band (A.D. 1863) of Victoria (Gozo) has said in a statment that it would like to affirm that, “The original manuscript of the funerary hymn La Croce composed by Mro Orlando Crescimanno is the property of, and in kept in the musical archives of the said Leone Band and the [...]
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Debate on climate change and renewable energy policy

As part of Earth Day celebrations and Nature Trust (Malta)’s events to mark its 50thanniversary, the NGO, in collaboration with the Embassy of the United States in Malta, is organising a debate entitled “A Discussion about Climate Change and Renewable Energy Policy,” taking place this Monday, April 23, 2012. The event is open to the [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Sannat on Tuesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Sannat, Gozo, on Tuesday, the 24th of April, between the hours of 8.00am to 3.00pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ BARDAN, TRIQ TA’ GERXIJA, TRIQ IL- KBIRA and TRIQ TA’ SAGUNA.
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Gull graveyard discovered in Selmun chamber – BLM

Birdlife Malta said in a statement that on Thursday afternoon it discovered the carcasses of 14 gulls, all protected by law, in an underground chamber, part of Second World War fortifications at Selmun, overlooking St. Paul’s Island. “Following information received by the organisation that a number of dead birds had been found at the location [...]
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