Archive for » April 25th, 2012«

KSJC and Student’s Voice coact against student’s apathy

On Wednesday, the 25th of April, 2012, members from the Gozitan post-secondary student organisation Students’ Voice had the opportunity of visiting the Junior College and meet representatives from the Kunsill Studenti Junior College (KSJC). This meeting established a close collaboration between the two organisations, which will be of benefit to both Maltese, as well as [...]
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Annual Nadur Song Festival to be held at the MBC Theatre

This year’s edition of the Nadur Song Festival will be held at the MBC Theatre in Nadur on Saturday, the 5th May, at 7.30pm. The Festival is being organised by Ghaqda Teatrali Mnarja in collaboration with the Mnarja Philharmonic Society and the Nadur Local Council. Tickets are available priced at €5 and bookings can be [...]
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NTM appeals to MEPA to refuse Portomaso development

Nature Trust (Malta) “appeals to the Malta Environment and Planning Authority to refuse the new Portomaso development application, which the MEPA board is due to discuss tomorrow morning.” Nature Trust executive president Vince Attard said, “The developers are proposing the construction of 46 new apartments in an area of ecological and historic importance. The site [...]
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Model aircraft films Fiddien & Delimara bird trappers – CABS

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter said in a statement this afternoon that “this morning hunters attempted to shoot down a model aircraft employed by the Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) and the German TV station RTL to discover active illegal trapping sites. According to CABS the aircraft, equipped with a video camera, was hit by [...]
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Sixteenth annual ‘Gozo Lace Day’ attracts a large crowd

The Lace-Making Programme of the University Gozo Campus, last Sunday organised the very popular sixteenth annual, ‘Gozo Lace Day.’ The event was held at the University Gozo Campus and consisted of a number of exhibitions and demonstrations of Gozo lace and talks on matters related to lace-making. Present for the event were the Minister for [...]
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AD demands explanation on decision to cancel Earth Garden

Michael Briguglio, Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party Chairperson, said, “the news that the Earth Garden festival will be dropped because of lack of sponsorships is disappointing. This festival enabled Maltese talent to perform in an excellent setting at Ta’ Qali.” He concluded, “Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party demands an explanation from the respective [...]
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Six Gozo Church Schools to present ‘Gozo Through the Ages’

The six Gozo Church Schools are presenting to the public a theatrical show in maltese entitled ‘Gozo Through the Ages.’ A two hour production of music, song, mime and dance (and with brief comical interludes), about 300 students and teachers from the Gozo Church Schools will be presenting highlights from the history of the island [...]
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‘Konkors Letteratura ghaz-Zghazagh’ awards ceremony

The award ceremony of the national competition Konkors Letteratura ghaz-Zghazagh (Literature for Youth) took place on Monday in the Music Room, at St James Cavalier, in the presence of Clyde Puli, Parliamentary Secretary for Youth and Sport, Miriam Teuma, Chief Executive Officer of Agenzija Zghazagh and Dr Gorg Mallia, Chairperson of the National Book Council. [...]
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Accommodation figures down in Malta but up in Gozo

In February, total arrivals and guest nights spent in collective accommodation establishments stood at 74,560 and 388,924 respectively, down by 7.0 per cent and 5.5 per cent respectively when compared to last year. The average length of stay during February was calculated at 5.2 nights, practically unchanged compared to 2011. At the same time, total [...]
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