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Intercultural Youth Orchestral concerts in Gozo & Malta

Bedstone International Summer Youth Orchestra Camp (BISYOC) is a charity which offers an 11 day intercultural youth symphony orchestra exchange for young musicians. This summer project in Malta offers chamber music and workshops. Participants return year after year because they enjoy the whole experience of BISYOC. Its Musical Director is Julian Gibbons whose countless contacts [...]
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Ministry for Gozo increases its usage of sustainable energy

From January to June of this year, the photo-voltaic panels installed on the roof of the Ministry for Gozo, have generated more than 40,000 units of electricity. This means that the solar system is generating about 30 percent of the electricity required by the various departments, offices and sections that function inside the administrative building [...]
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Information sessions to take place on Malta Film Fund 2012

Following the launch of the Malta Film Fund 2012 for the development of films and documentaries and the production of short films, feature films and documentaries; the Malta Film Commission will be organising a series of information sessions regarding the fund application process, which will take place on Monday 23rd July, Wednesday 8th August and [...]
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Gozo Hospital’s blood donation area open last Sunday in July

Gozo General Hospital’s blood donation area is going to be open on Sunday, the 29th of July, from 8.00am till 1.00pm for those who wish to make a blood donation and do not have the opportunity to do so during the week. Blood donation is sometimes taken for granted or ignored. The more blood donors [...]
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Hospital reports Dom Mintoff remains in critical condition

The medical team caring for the former Prime Minister, Dom Mintoff, 95, said that he is still undergoing acute care in the Intensive Therapy Unit at Mater Dei Hospital after being admitted late yesterday afternoon Although he is showing signs of improvement, his general condition remains critical, the team said. The former Labour Leader was [...]
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Part-time job as primary occupation up 74.3% in last 10 yrs

Labour market data provided by the Employment and Training Corporation indicates that over a 10-year period, the full-time gainfully occupied population increased by 8.2 per cent. These labour market data updates as compiled by the Employment and Training Corporation (ETC), broken down by the new NACE Rev. 2 classification, and compared to 2002, shows that [...]
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FKNK “condemns attempt to shoot a Peregrine Falcon”

The FKNK hunters federation referred in a statement today to the BirdLife Malta (BLM) report “Maltese Falcon feared gunned down by poachers.” FKNK said it “unreservedly condemn the attempt to shoot a peregrine falcon, even more so that it appears to have been a concerted effort by more than one poacher.” Birdlife Malta had said [...]
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‘Snap an EU funded project’ – Photography competition

The European Commission is asking everyone to take photos of EU-funded projects in your region for a chance to win camera equipment worth €1 000, plus a trip for two to Brussels. Show off your photography skills this summer by sending in your shots of EU regional funding in action. The photographs must be of [...]
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Gozo CCU Foundation ‘Summer Sizzler’ at the Cornucopia

The Gozo CCU Foundation is once again organising its annual ‘Summer Sizzler BBQ’ around the pool of the Cornucopia Hotel in Xaghra. There will be a comprehensive BBQ for everyone to enjoy, which will include a suckling pig, free flowing house wine and water. All of this is included in the price of €28 per [...]
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