Archive for » March 22nd, 2014«

Students and guests enjoy a busy Gozo Week on Campus

The Gozo University Group said today that it is “proud to have pulled off the third edition of the annual event Gozo Week at the Msida Campus of the University of Malta.” Held between the 10th and 14th of this month, GUG said that this initiative served to celebrate the Gozitan culture and identity and […]
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‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ next weekend

Next weekend the Helping Hands Group will be presenting the Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber musical ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,’ at the Don Bosco Oratory in Victoria, Gozo, in Aid of Puttinu Cares. This production will include the participation of Ludwig Galea, as Joseph, Pamela Bezzina, in the part of the narrator, […]
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Hunting statistics show “drastic improvement” on 2012, says Government

Update: The Government has today published a report on the enforcement situation during 2013 autumn hunting and live-capturing season. The report documents latest institutional, legal and field enforcement developments and statistics pertaining to last year’s autumn hunting and live-capturing seasons. The Governmenrt said that the report contains analysis of enforcement situation, “indicating a marked improvement […]
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FKNK ‘welcomes that Government has considered gist of its proposals’

The Federation for Hunting and Conservation – Malta (FKNK), said in a statement this afternoon that, “at the last Ornis Committee Malta four-hour long Meeting, where the Spring Hunting Season 2014 derogation was discussed, FKNK proposed that on the Sundays and Public Holidays that fall within the derogated period, hunting should be permitted from two […]
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CABS and BirdLife report ‘widespread illegal trapping’

“Poor enforcement is allowing many bird trappers to pursue their illegal hobby with impunity,” CABS (Committee Against Bird Slaughter) and BirdLife Malta said today. “Finches and other songbirds are protected species under Maltese and European law, but despite the legal ban on trapping, the Maltese countryside is currently cluttered with hundreds of illegal clap net […]
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IOM to analyse the influx of immigrants to Malta

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) will dispatch part of its team in Italy to Malta in order to identify the problems related to the huge influx of immigrants. This decision was taken during a number of meetings which Minister for the Family and Social Solidarity Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca had with Director General of the […]
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Band Music Traineeship Scheme for Youths launched

Parliamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport Stefan Buontempo has launched this year’s Band Music Traineeship Scheme for Youths, which scheme will help financially our local band clubs in purchasing musical instruments that will be used by the young generations in their music traineeship. “Music is a fundamental element of human culture and has […]
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‘MALTA – The Great Story of a small Island-Nation through 100 Objects’

The exhibition ‘MALTA – The Great Story of a small Island-Nation through 100 Objects’ was inaugurated by this week by the Prime Minster Dr Joseph Muscat. Each object on display tells a unique story, but when combined, these objects narrate the glorious history of an island-nation whose destiny was largely influenced by its geographical location […]
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This Sunday’s Gozo Clean & Green Hike is cancelled

Sunday’s Gozo Clean & Green hike (23rd March) has had to be cancelled. Details will be published later in the week regarding the hike for the 30th of March. For further information on any of the hikes please contact Louis through the Gozo-Greyhounds facebook page, or email him on louismalti@aol.com.
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Debut single released by new Gozitan post-rock group

Today marks the release of ‘Static Made Me This Way,’ the first single to be released by Gozitan band They Come in Twos. The song defines a new sound to be heard from Malta’s sister island, incorporating heavy guitars and drums with ambient, experimental and electronica music. Some notable characteristics include dynamic contrasts and lack […]
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Gozo: Faith and Tradition, Easter events across the island

The Ministry for Gozo has launched a publication promoting various activities being held in Gozo during the Lent and Easter period. It is the greatest feast in the Christian calendar since it commemorates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, a ten day festival celebrating the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ and includes various events […]
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Scheduled power suspensions in the village of Xewkija

Enemalta has advised that due to scheduled maintenance works on the electricity grid in Gozo, there will be power cuts in (or in parts of) the following areas of Xewkija this coming week. Sun 23/3 – 9.00am-11.00am: TRIQ TA’ L-EHBIEL, TRIQ IL- BENNEJJA, TRIQ L- IMGARR, TRIQ IL- MADONNA TAL-HNIENA, TRIQ TAL- HOROB, TRIQ SAN […]
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The Mediterranean & immigration discussed with Pope Francis

On Friday in the Vatican Apostolic Palace the Holy Father Francis, received in audience the president of the Republic of Malta, George Abela, who subsequently met with Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin, accompanied by Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, secretary for Relations with States. During the cordial discussions, mention was made of the deep imprints of […]
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Labour vote best option to defend Malta in Europe, says Sant

A vote for Labour was still the best option by which to make sure that the interests of Maltese families would be upheld in the European Parliament and in other institutions of the EU, former Prime Minister Alfred Sant said during a well attended social activity at the Marsaxlokk Labour Party club. Alfred Sant said […]
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