Archive for » March 24th, 2013«

New Audio Guide service to start at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary

Explore Malta and the Ta’ Pinu National Sanctuary in Gozo will be offering a new Audio Guide service to pilgrims and tourists visiting the Basilica. This new service, which starts in April, will be immediately available in seven languages: Maltese, English, Italian, French, German, Spanish and Russian; other languages will be added at a later [...]
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Aiglon College Choir concert for the JP2 Memorial Festival

The Aiglon College Choir will be holding a concert during the Holy Week as part of the JP2 Memorial Festival 2013. The choir, which comes from Switzerland will be performing at the Assumption of Our Lady Parish Church in Zebbug, Gozo, this comingTuesday, the 26th of March, starting at 6.45pm (immediately following the service). Aiglon [...]
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Il-Fidwa – Holy week event by Ghaqda Drammatika Xewkija

Lent will soon be reaching its climax with the Holy Week celebrations, followed by the Resurrection on Easter Sunday, the biggest feast in the Church’s calendar. But before we celebrate the rise of Jesus Christ from among the dead, we will also be commemorating the passion and the crucifixion of our Saviour. For the third [...]
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€1545 raised on children’s 10 km fundraising walk for nature

178 children and adults from Malta today walked 10 km through the Maltese countryside to raise money and awareness for nature conservation. Starting in Rabat, Malta the children walked all the way to Is-Simar Nature Reserve in Xemxija, raising a total of €1545. The ‘Walk for nature’ is an annual event which is organised by [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Nadur on Tuesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Nadur, Gozo, on Tuesday, the 26th of March between the hours of 8.30am and 11.30am. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ IL- BUSKETT, TRIQ IL- QIEGHA, TRIQ SAN BLAS, TRIQ SANT’ INDRIJA, TRIQ IT- TIGRIJA, TRIQ DUN [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Nadur on Tuesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Nadur, Gozo, on Tuesday, the 26th of March between the hours of 8.30am and 11.30am. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ IL- BUSKETT, TRIQ IL- QIEGHA, TRIQ SAN BLAS, TRIQ SANT’ INDRIJA, TRIQ IT- TIGRIJA, TRIQ DUN [...]
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MaltaPost ‘Treasures of Malta Series – Fountains’ stamp set

MaltaPost will be issuing a set of three stamps depicting some of the Island’s historic fountains. The stamps will have a face value of €0.06, €0.32 and €2.62 and depict the Vilhena Fountain, Triton Fountain, and Spinola Fountain, respectively. The Set ‘Treasures of Malta Series – Fountains’ was designed by Cedric Galea Pirotta and will [...]
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MaltaPost ‘Treasures of Malta Series – Fountains’ stamp set

MaltaPost will be issuing a set of three stamps depicting some of the Island’s historic fountains. The stamps will have a face value of €0.06, €0.32 and €2.62 and depict the Vilhena Fountain, Triton Fountain, and Spinola Fountain, respectively. The Set ‘Treasures of Malta Series – Fountains’ was designed by Cedric Galea Pirotta and will [...]
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Judge Giovanni Bonello to head Justice Reform Commission

The Justice Reform Commission was announced this morning by the Parliamentary Secretary for Justice Dr Owen Bonnici. The Commission will, as promised in the PL electoral manifesto, reform the judicial system in Malta. Dr Bonnici said that the Commission mandate will be cover a wide-ranging review of the judicial system. The Commission, which is to [...]
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Organ recital opens Gaulitana: A Festival of Music 2013

The opening concert in this year’s 7th edition of ‘Gaulitana: A Festival of Music’ was held on Wednesday with an organ recital at St. Augustine Church, Victoria. The concert, entitled ‘Organ(ic) Clusters in a Cloister,’ featured British organist Robin Walker, who was making a return visit to the Gozo Festival after his appearance during the [...]
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Buzzy Kids Entertainment Easter Egg Hunt in Ghajnsielem

A ‘Mega Easter Egg Hunt’ organised by Ghajnsielem Local Council and Buzzy Kids Entertainment is taking place on Easter Sunday at the Ghajnsielem Playing Field, Pjazza tad-Dehra, Ghajnsielem. This year Buzzy Kids said there will be 3000 chocolate eggs up for grabs, free!!! Willy Wonka’s Candy Store will be there once again, with an opportunity [...]
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MEPs insist state pensions must guarantee a decent living

Safeguarding public pensions to ensure decent living standards for all in old age must remain a priority, MEPs stress in a resolution adopted this week. They also call for the development of supplementary pension schemes and longer working lives to ensure the sustainability of pensions threatened by demographic ageing and strained public finances. The resolution, [...]
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Enter the FameLab Malta International science competition

For the first time, Malta will be joining FameLab, an international competition spanning over 20 countries in Europe, Asia and North Africa in the search for the next top science communicator. FameLab offers young researchers and early career scientists an opportunity to showcase their skills. All science students, educators and researchers, especially those who are [...]
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