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MEPs debate marks halfway stage of Gozo Week 2014

Wednesday morning dawned, it was the halfway stage for for Gozo Week, and events were in full swing as various people – including Minister Evarist Bartolo, milled around the stands on what was an exceptionally fair morning. The main event for Wednesday, was a debate between MEP candidates Miriam Dalli, Arnold Cassola, Cyrus Engerer, Kevin […]
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Top artists announced for Gaulitana Festival’s Tosca

The organisers of this year’s Gaulitana: A Festival of Music said today that full-scale production of Puccini’s masterpiece, Tosca “will undoubtedly be the highlight of the festival.” This opera; a collaboration between the local festival and the prestigious Taormina Festival, will be directed by Enrico Castiglione, “one of the best-known and respected theatre directors and […]
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3rd edition of President’s Awards for Voluntary Work

That ‘everyone is a winner through voluntary work’ emerged as a recurring theme at the third edition of the President’s Awards for Voluntary Work, held at Verdala Palace and organised with support from HSBC Malta Foundation. This theme underscores the intrinsic value of voluntary work for the benefit of all society. The President’s Gold Award […]
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‘Bargain Book Fair’ in Xlendi – All books priced at €2

A ‘Bargain Book Fair’ is being held at the Hotel Xlendi, between Wednesday, the 26th and Monday, the 31st of March, organised by ‘The Bargain Box.’ All books are being sold at a special price of €2… Brand new books include many children’s titles, Rumanzi bil-Malti, Novels (Daniel Steel, Catherine Cookson etc), Books on Crafts, […]
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Gozo Clean & Green Hike on Sunday from Munxar to Xlendi

“Last Sunday’s hike was cancelled due to the weather, but this Sunday the Gozo-Rocks! Clean & Green Hike will start in Qala at 1.00pm – a bus will be waiting for us and take us to Munxar by the church,” said organiser Louis Debattista. The hike will start by the church in Munxar and then […]
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University of Malta Dance Department Open Day

The University of Malta’s Dance Studies Department of the School of Performing Arts invites the public to the annual Open Day to be held on Monday, the 31st of March 2014 from 9.30am. Activities will be held all day at the premises in San Gwann Industrial Estate (over HomeTrends, 3rd floor). The Department would like […]
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Pope Francis is the “priest of the world,” says Msgr Alfred Xuereb

Today, Thursday, the 13th of March, is the first anniversary of the election of Pope Francis to the See of St. Peter. These 365 days of his papacy have been characterised as a “time of mercy,” as described by the Pope himself. The “priest of the world,” as his special secretary, Msgr Alfred Xuereb who […]
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Gozitan nun, Sr Lydia Formosa celebrates her 105th birthday

Sr Lydia Formosa, of the Sisters of Charity, celebrated her 105th birthday on Wednesday. This makes her one of the oldest persons on the archipelago. Sr Formosa lives at the Villa Maria Annunziata, in Balzan. She was born in Victoria, Gozo on March the 12th, 1909 and baptised at St George’s parish. The Parish said […]
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Lidl opens its doors to Gozo shoppers on busy first day

The new Lidl store in Gozo has opened its doors in Xewkija today, making it the 7th Lidl store on the Maltese Islands. The company said that, “with an approximate sales area of 1,000 square metres and 2 parking levels with more than 100 parking spaces for customer convenience, the new Lidl store will include […]
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Industrial turnover up by 1.2% in Q4 of last year – NSO

Provisional seasonally adjusted turnover in the fourth quarter last year increased by 1.2 per cent over the previous three months. Over the corresponding period in 2012, working-day adjusted industrial turnover decreased by 8.3 per cent, the National Statistics Office said today. Seasonally adjusted industrial turnover for the fourth quarter went up by 1.2 per cent […]
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Round table discussion for Gozitan businesses & MEP candidates

The Europe Direct Information Centre in Gozo is organising a round table discussion for all Gozitan business entities to enable them to meet and get to know the MEP candidates. It will be a chance for participants to put their issues forward, as well as discuss any difficulties encountered within their businesses. The discussion is […]
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Maltese companies unite for day of intensive voluntary work

Around 400 employees from seven Maltese companies will be uniting for this year’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Day, held annually on March, the 19th, a Public Holiday celebrating the feast of St. Joseph, for a day of voluntary work in aid of the community. In Gozo HSBC Malta will have employees lending a hand at […]
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Majesty-Magnificence-Good Taste: Dr Emanuel Buttigieg Lecture

Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum is organising a public lecture entitled ‘Majesty – Magnificence – Good Taste; Ritual in the Grand Harbour of the Hospitallers,’ by Dr Emanuel Buttigieg, Dept of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Malta. ‘As the Grand Master boarded the vessel the cry of ‘Long Live the King! resounded in the […]
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