Archive for » June 30th, 2013«

Gozo featured in Europe’s ’10 Secret Summer Hot Spots’

The Yahoo Travel News site is featuring Gozo as one of ‘Europes 10 Secret Summer Hot Spots,’ the places to go to leave the tourist trail behind. Europe is popular in the summer for several reasons, the days are longer, the sun is shining and everyone’s in the holiday spirit. Unfortunately, it’s also peak season, [...]
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Photographic exhibition by Mario Saliba inaugurated in Gozo

On Friday evening Dr Grazzio Mercieca, Chief of staff at the Ministry for Gozo, inaugurated ‘Mystique Gozo,’ a photographic exhibition by Mario Saliba, taking place at the Art e Gallery in Victoria, Gozo. The exhibition is a collection of 22 photos prints, that Mario has taken over the last three years, in various popular locations [...]
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Lithuania moves to EU helm as agreement found on budget

Credibility, growth and openness are Lithuania’s priorities as it takes over the 6-month EU presidency on Monday, the 1st of July. Progress on each will be easier now national leaders have agreed on a budget for 2014-20. Lithuania has vowed to be an ‘honest broker’ as it steers decision-making for the next 6 months. Many [...]
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Joey is a young, friendly dog waiting for his forever home

This handsome young dog is ‘Joey,’ he is a resident at the Gozo SPCA Rehoming Centre in Victoria. Joey is a male Pointer X and about 12 months old, he was found at Hondoq where he had been living ‘rough’ for a while. He is a very lively young dog and loves to play. Gozo [...]
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HSBC Yes 4 Students packages “offers long term success”

Making the most out of student life involves looking ahead and taking the right decisions to shape one’s future. HSBC Malta said that students ought to start planning now because they will soon be facing realities such as starting a career or business, furthering their studies, travelling, or buying property. “The relationship students build with [...]
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Ir-Rokna tal-Kreattività mà Amina Contin – Art in all forms

Ir-Rokna tal-Kreattività mà Amina Contin, a ‘Home of Creativit,’ is the new place in Gozo to develop and promote creativity in all its forms, with Exhibitions of Paintings, Sculptures, Art craft, Jewelry, Workshops, Art books, Art objects, Fashion, Music, Poetry, Dance classes and much more…The Painting and Sculpture section will be run by Angela Tabone, [...]
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Gianluca Bezzina visits Joseph Calleja BOV Children’s Choir

The Joseph Calleja BOV Children’s Choir has started its series of rehearsals leading to the eagerly anticipated concert by Joseph Calleja and other artists on the 1st August. A surprise visit by Gianluca Bezzina, the Maltese representative at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, was the highlight of the second rehearsal held this week. Gianluca was [...]
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Do trade unions accept the use of police as waiters? – AD

Alternattiva Demokratika in a statement this morning referred to the report in some media that between 25 and 30 police officers were ordered to leave their stations and report for work at Girgenti to serve as waiters in an official Ministerial function. Alternattiva Demokratika Chairperson, Prof. Arnold Cassola, said, “Does this type of activity fall [...]
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ERRC Lifeguards rescue two kayakers from Comino

Yesterday afternoon the lifeguards of Gozo’s Emergency Response and Rescue Corps, who were stationed at the Blue Lagoon in Comino, rescued two people from a kayak that had capsized off the Blue Lagoon. The incident took place at around 5.40pm and the search only took a couple of minutes. The kayakers were not injured and [...]
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