Archive for » May 5th, 2013«

Spectacular firing of the 100-ton gun at Fort Rinella

Fondazzjoni Wirt Artna today held its annual ‘History in Action’ event at Fort Rinella, Kalkara. This consisted of several historical re-enactment displays each featuring salient aspects of 19th century military life and combat skills. The days events came to an exciting end at 5.00pm, with what everyone had been waiting for, the spectacular firing of [...]
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Civil Protection Diving Training in Italy for ERRC volunteer

Last week, a member and volunteer of the scuba diving unit of the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps of Gozo, Daniel Sultana, successfully completed a one-week training course in Civil Protection Diving. This course not only covered Under Water Rescue Operations and other underwater techniques, but also abseiling technique in conjunction to reach and retrieve [...]
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Giuseppe Briffa exhibition of paintings at the Banca Giuratale

An exhibition is of paintings by Giuseppe Briffa, being exhibited with the courtesy of Ta’ Pinu Basilica, was inaugurated at the Banca Giuratale on Saturday evening.Giuseppe Briffa was born in May 1901, as a boy he was apprenticed at mixing colours, as well as carrying out other tasks, with his father who was a church [...]
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MaltaPost launches EUROPA 2013 Stamps Collection

MaltaPost is to issue a set of 2 stamps depicting Malta’s iconic postal vans on the 9th of May, which will be participating to this year’s EUROPA competition themed -”Postman Van.” The competition invites postal operators from Europe to showcase their countries’ postal vehicles. This annual activity aims to encourage public awareness of Europe’s common [...]
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Power suspensions in Sannat, Victoria and Zebbug

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Sannat, Victoria and Zebbug, Gozo, on Tuesday the 7th of May, between 8.30am and 3.00pm The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Sannat: TRIQ DUN XAND AQUILINA and PJAZZA SANTA MARGERITA. Victoria: TRIQ L- IMBLOKK TAL-FRANCIZI. Zebbug: TRIQ DUN KARM [...]
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‘My Life in Art’ – Talk by Joseph Calleja at the Gozo Centre

The Gozo Centre for Art & Crafts is holding a public talk hosted by the Head of School, entitiled ‘My Life in Art,’ by Joseph Calleja, a visual artist. The introduction to the talk will be given by art curator Theresa Vella. After the talk the audience will have the opportunity to meet the artist. [...]
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Minister Mallia vists film studies for production of The Whale

Minister Manuel Mallia, together with the Malta Film Commissioner Peter Busuttil has visited the Mediterranean Film Studios, where the BBC production The Whale is presently being filmed. The Minister met crew and cast, as well as members of the production team. This is the first production that will benefit from the increased financial incentives and [...]
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Administrative changes to follow Police investigations

Minister for Education and Employment Evarist Bartolo has said that a thorough review of the administrative procedures and processes by the Examinations Board will be carried out with the aim of increasing transparency and safeguarding integrity in public examinations. He said that this is being done in light of a police investigation on alleged irregularities [...]
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2 Spainiards plead guilty in Gozo Court for public offences

On Saturday the Police arraigned under arrest in the Gozo Court, 52-year-old Patricio Rayon Rodriguez and 43-year-old Romauldo Antonio Maldonado, both Spanish. They were accused for having on the 4th of May 2013 at Ramla Bay Xaghra, at about 5.00pm, committed a crime against decency or morals, by any acts committed in a public place. [...]
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Delegation of over 40 Chinese Mayors visit Gozo on tour

A delegation of over forty Chinese Mayors recently spent time in Gozo for a cultural tour. This trip took place on the initiative of the Malta China Friendship Society Foundation, with the delegation led by former MP Reno Calleja. During their visit the Chinese were given the opportunity to visit different areas of Gozo. They [...]
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