Archive for » November 10th, 2012«

Fontana pays it last respects to victims of fireworks tragedy

The village of Fontana this afternoon paid its last respects to two of the victims of last Sunday’s explosion at the Qalb ta’ Gesu factory in Gharb. A joint funeral was held at Fontana Parish for George Gatt and Peppi Cini. The cortege left from the Church of Our Lady of Pompeii in Santa Dominka [...]
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Gozo karate club organises Maltese Sport Arnis Tournament

The Tenchi Ryu Kempo Karate Club of Gozo recently organised the first ever Maltese Sport Arnis tournament. Such tournament was held at the Gozo Sports Complex and was performed under IMAFP (International Modern Arnis Federation Philippines) rules. This tournament was introduced and conducted by Master Borut Kincl 7th Dan Black Belt and founder of KAF [...]
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‘Mrs Stork’s Mysterious Egg’ a fun adventure for children

The Rubberbodies Collective (Malta) are inviting human beings to leave behind the world of grown ups and come on an adventure to totally different world. A place of puzzling machines and curious puzzles. A place where Mrs Stork, a creator of curious machines and her friends have embarked on a quest to solve another of [...]
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Scout event at Hagar Qim & Mnajdra – World Children’s Day

On the 20th of November the international community will be celebrating World Children’s Day. To commemorate this occasion, Heritage Malta has teamed up with the Scout Association of Malta for an event that will be held at Hagar Qim and Mnajdra Archaeological Park on Saturday, the 17th of November. During the day, Cub Scouts, aged [...]
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AD calls for a ban on animal circuses performing in Malta

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said in a statement today that Malta should not allow circuses to use animals. AD also commented that this policy will form part of its electoral manifesto. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson said, “Whilst AD values circuses are sites of entertainment, these should not be allowed to use animals, due [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Nadur and Victoria

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Nadur and Victoria, Gozo, on Monday, the 12th of November. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Nadur 8.30am-11.30am: TRIQ TAD- DURU, TRIQ TAL- HANAQ, TRIQ TA’ HIDA, TRIQ SAN GUZEPP, TRIQ TAX- XINI, TRIQ TAZ- ZRAJK, TREJQET TA’ MAJZA [...]
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Progress being made on negotiations for EU Budget 2013

A Meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council was held in Brussels on Friday to discuss the EU budget for the year 2013. The 2013 budget is the third annual budget to be negotiated under the provisions of a new procedure for the adoption of the European Union budget provided for by the Lisbon [...]
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Savina keeps traditions alive celebrating St Martin’s feast

St Martin’s feast, which is commemorated on the 11th of November, is full of traditions in the Maltese islands. “Gewz, lewz, qastan, tin, kemm inhobb lil San Martin.” It occurs at a time when walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts and dried figs are found aplenty in Malta, and hence the saying “hazelnuts, almonds, chestnuts, figs – oh [...]
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The Apostolic Nuncio in Malta appointed as Bishop of Pompei

Earlier today, it has been announced that the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, has appointed the Apostolic Nuncio in Malta, His Excellency Archbishop Tommaso Caputo, as Archbishop of Pompei and Pontifical Delegate for the Shrine of the Blessed Virgin of the Holy Rosary of Pompei. His Excellency Monsignor Tommaso Caputo, 62, who hails from Naples, [...]
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Two young Gozitan men injured in Mellieha car accident

Two Gozitans, a 24-year old man from Kercem and a 27-year old from Victoria were injured in the early hours of this morning, after their vehicle hit a wall in Mellieha. The two men were taken to Mater Dei Hospital for treatment. The Police said that the 24-year old driver of the car, who was [...]
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‘Kauwboy’ star to attend premiere during Ziguzajg festival

The young star of Dutch award-winning film ‘Kauwboy,’ Rick Lens, will attend the film’s premiere in Malta as part of the extensive programme of activities being presented in this year’s ZiguZajg Arts Festival for Children & Young People, which will be held between the 19th and 25th November. ‘Kauwboy,’ the winner of the inaugural European [...]
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Gharb letterbox in Pjazza Zjara tal-Madonna now in service

MaltaPost has advised that the letterbox No.542 in Pjazza Zjara tal-Madonna, Gharb which had been temporarily inaccessible due to construction works, is now back in service. The letterbox had been removed from service in January this year, due to the upgrading of the Square and surrounding area.
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