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Maltese translations of a renowned poem and verse drama

‘Il-Holma ta’ Geronzju’ is the title of a Maltese rendering of Blessed John Henry Newman’s renowned poem The Dream of Gerontius written by the most famous English religious writer and thinker of the twentieth century. Consisting of the prayer of a dying man, and angelic and demonic responses, most literary encyclopaedias would state that Newman [...]
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Leone Band celebrates 150th anniversary with new CD

The Leone Band A.D. 1863 of the Aurora Opera House, Victoria, Gozo, is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. To mark this special jubilee it has issued a new collection of funeral marches which the band will perform when it accompanies this year’s Good Friday procession from the Gozo Cathedral within the Citadel fortifications. The [...]
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The Spring Equinox experience at the Mnajdra Temples

Visitors can experience the Spring Equinox sunrise with Heritage Malta, along with a guided tour of the Mnajdra Temples early in the morning this coming Wednesday the 20th of March. Sunrise on the first day of each season underlines the relationship between the temples and celestial bodies. Although it is not known for certain whether [...]
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‘Consumer Classroom’ is a new EU website for teachers

The European Commission has launched the ‘Consumer Classroom‘ – a new website for teachers. The Consumer Classroom will provide high quality resources and interactive tools teaching 12 to 18 year olds knowledge and practical consumer skills. The Consumer Classroom will cover a wide range of consumer education themes, from sustainable consumption to financial literacy. It [...]
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‘It-Tniebri’ – Experience Gozo’s past traditions in Holy Week

‘It-Tniebri’ for Holy Week, is an event where everyone can experience Gozo’s past traditions during this special time of the year and has been organised by the Gozo Culture & Information Office. The cultural event will be an opportunity to experience an Eastertide of past traditions from Holy Week and a taste of local related [...]
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Joseph Attard and Mario Curmi are two new Lectors in Gozo

Joseph Attard, from the Parish of The Assumption at Zebbug and of Mario Curmi from the Parish of Maria Bambina at Xaghra were both recently made Lectors. Mgr Bishop Mario Grech bestowed upon them the Ministry of the Lectorate in the parochial church of St Gregory and Our Lady of Succour at Kercem. In his [...]
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Parties should nominate candidate for Commission President

The European Commisssion has said that political parties should nominate a candidate for European Commission President in the next European elections and they should display their European political party affiliation, under a recommendation adopted by the European Commission. The proposals aim to better inform voters about the issues at stake in next year’s European Parliament [...]
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Power suspensions in Fontana, Kercem, Munxar and Victoria

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Fontana, Kercem, Munxar and Victoria, Gozo, on Monday, the 18th of March between the hours of 8.30am and 11.30am. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Fontana: TRIQ TA’ MULEJJA, TRIQ IX- XLENDI, TRIQ TAL- GHAJN and TRIQ GHAJN TUTA. [...]
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Health Awareness Day this Tuesday at the Arkadia Centre

A Health Awareness Day is being hosted by the Arkadia Commercial Centre in Victoria, Gozo and is being organsed by the Health Awareness Committee within the Gozo General Hospital. The general public will have the opportunity to get hands-on testing and advice from the professional staff of the Gozo General Hospital who will be offering [...]
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