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Tipiku 2012 celebrating Gozo’s gastronomy & craftsmanship

Update: Following on from the success of last year, the second edition of ‘Tipiku,’ is being held next Friday and Saturday the 2nd and 3rd of November. This event will be a showcase of Gozitan craftsmanship, gastronomy and entertainment, which is being held in Independence Square, Victoria, under cover, in case of inclement weather. ‘Tipiku’ [...]
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64th anniversary of Gozo sea tragedy remembered today

Gozo commemorated the 64th anniversary of Jum it-Tragedja, one of the worst sea tragedies in Gozo, which caused the drowning of 23 persons near the shores of Gozo as they were crossing from Malta to Gozo on the 30th of October 1948. The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono presided over the event which took place [...]
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The Leone Band in Concert next Saturday at the Aurora

Gozo’s Leone Band is celebrating its 150th foundation anniversary. As part of the celebration year, the band is presenting its annual symphonic concert at the Aurora Opera House next Saturday, November 3rd, at 8pm under the baton of Colin Attard. The Leone Band in concert, will feature a number of musical pieces from the popular [...]
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MaltaPost to issue its Christmas Stamp Set for 2012

MaltaPost is to issue the Christmas 2012 stamp set which consists of three stamps depicting Old Master paintings representing The Holy Family. The stamps have a face value of €0.20, €0.37 and €0.63 reproducing the paintings: “The Adoration of the Magi by a German follower of Peter Paul Rubens,” “The Holy Family, by the Circle [...]
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Fourth edition of the Fine Arts Auction in aid of L-Istrina

The preparations are well underway for the fourth edition of The Fine Arts Auction in aid of L-Istrina. This fund-raising activity is an integral part of the annual Istrina Campaign. The organising committee is this year being chaired by Mrs Doris Zahra. All the works of art, which include an interesting variety of original paintings [...]
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Gozo Day celebrations taking place in Victoria this evening

Gozo Day is being celebrated today, Sunday, the 28th of October. Continuing on from the celebration which took place on Friday, this special day commemorates 214th anniversary of when Gozo was liberated from the French occupation in 1798, as a result of which for a 22-month period, Gozo gained complete autonomy under the leadership of [...]
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A journey through peasant costumes at the Citadel Gozo

As the saying goes, ‘One should not judge a monk by his habit,’ however, it is also true that the clothing of a person says a lot about him or her and there is a chance to find out next Friday when there will be a one day exhibition in Gozo of peasant costumes and [...]
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Chairman’s Panthers & Captain’s Sharks continue the series

On Saturday the fourth (from seven) game between the Chairmans Panthers and the Captains Sharks was played. The Panthers without Nowell Khosla and Derek Ali were going to find it hard going against the Sharks who were two one up in the series. The Sharks batted first with John Grima and Chris Riordan opening the [...]
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