Archive for » May 14th, 2013«

Così fan Tutte – Wonderful evening for Gozo opera lovers

Così fan Tutte is an opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. It is always known by its Italian title probably because it is impossible to find a good translation for the title, which means something like: “They all do it like that,” or “They are all like that” (meaning: “Women are all like that”). Its full [...]

Opposition leader Simon Busuttil announces shadow cabinet

PN Leader Simon Busuttil has named the members of the Opposition shadow Cabinet. The shadow cabinet has been announced as follows: Dr Simon Busuttil – Leader of the Opposition Mr Censu Galea – Deputy Speaker and Spokesperson for Agriculture and Fisheries Mr David Agius – Group Whip and Spokesperson for Local Government Mr Frederick Azzopardi [...]

Alter Aqua – Non Conventional Water Resources in Gozo

The Maltese Islands have limited freshwater resources and depend heavily on desalination. Therefore there is an evident need to mobilise Non Conventional Water Resources (NCWR) in order to secure water availability and facilitate sustainable development. The Non Conventional Water Resources Programme in Malta, also known as Alter Aqua is a multi-stakeholder programme bringing together the [...]

3-year course on the study of food & nutritional sciences

Food belongs at the heart of our culture and access to convenient, nutritionally beneficial, high quality food is today a major issue for consumers. The University of Malta’s Faculty of Health Sciences is offering a three year course leading to a B.Sc. (Hons.) degree in Applied Food and Nutritional Sciences. The full-time programme consists of [...]

Experience ‘Life at Sea’ with Heritage Malta this Sunday

Heritage Malta is inviting the public to go along to the Malta Maritme Museum on Sunday and experience ‘Life at Sea’ with live sword fighting and the firing of muskets, hand cannons and other artillery to shiver ye timbers! Admission on Sunday will be free of charge. Each visitor will be able to experience life [...]

Power suspensions in Ghajnsielem and Victoria on Thursday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem and Victoria, Gozo, on Thursday, the 16th of May, between 8.30am and 3.00pm The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Ghajnsielem: TRIQ GUZEPPI CAUCHI and TRIQ L- IXPUNARA. Victoria: TRIQ WIED SARA.

GFCM meeting to improve fisheries management in the Med

The General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) is meeting for its Annual session in Split, Croatia until 18 May 2013. The EU has decided to table three proposals in line with scientific advice for the area: a management plan for the whole Adriatic region; and measures to deal with overfishing and fishing for juveniles [...]

JP2 Memorial Festival – Sacred Art Biennale Gozo 2013

The Sacred Art Biennale is being organised by the JP2 Foundation as part of the JP2 Memorial Festival – 2013. Eighty artists coming from Gozo, Malta, Sicily, Germany, Peru, Armenia and Bulgaria are participating in this 2nd edition which is being hosted at St Ursula Hall (ground floor) Cittadella Centre for Culture & Arts, The [...]

Gozo walk and cycle ride raises €5,000 for Puttinu Cares

A walk and bicycle race held recently in aid of the Puttinu Cares Foundation raised €5,000. The activity was organised by the Gozo General Hospital Employees Committee and the Puttinu Cares Gozo Committee. Each participant donated €6 and was given a T-shirt to wear during the walk and cycle ride. A car wash was also [...]

Survey finds most common household type is a ‘one-person’

The theme for this year’s International Day of Families is “Advancing Social Integration and Intergenerational Solidarity.” This day is commemorated annually on the 15th of May. According to the Statistics on Income and Living Conditions Survey, the most common household type was that of one-person households. This was followed by households with more than two [...]

Eco-Gozo Exhibition: ‘Towards a sustainable future’

An exhibition at the Ministry for Gozo, open until Friday, the 17th of May, is showcasing the various projects being planned or carried out in Gozo in relation with the eco-Gozo vision by the Ministry for Gozo and other stakeholders. The exhibition features a selection of projects undertaken by the Ministry for Gozo itself, Local [...]

A National Library public lecture by Dr Emanuel Buttigieg

Dr Emanuel Buttigieg will be giving a public lecture at the National Library of Malta on the subject of ‘The Hospitaller Body: On being a religous knight rather that a lascivious effeminate man.’ Dr. Emanuel Buttigieg is a Lecturer in early modern history at the University of Malta. He read for a Ph.D. at the [...]

2013 scheme MGSS-PG launched at the University of Malta

Minister for Education and Employment Evarist Bartolo said that scholarships for doctoral level are an important pillar for the continuation of an individual’s education. Minister Bartolo said that this scheme complemented the Master It scheme launched in April. Funding for this scheme is €22,000 per annum for full-time students, while part-time students are provided with [...]