Archive for » April 5th, 2014«

New Martial art School in Gozo – BJJ Gozo – Team Fransua

Last Sunday the first BJJ (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu) seminar was held in the Gozo Sports Complex, under the direction of François Deniau (Fransua), European Champion and black belt instructor (Megaton/Royler Gracie competition team) Jiu-jitsu comes originally from Japan. It appeared in Brazil in 1914 where it was brought by Japanese migrants, headed by a Great jiu-jitsu […]
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Gozo shelter for victims of domestic violence inaugurated

‘Dar Emmaus,’ a project by Fondazzjoni Kenn u Tama, was officially inaugurated today. It is the first house in Gozo for female victims of domestic violence. The aim of the project, by Mgr Joe Vella Gauci, Chairman of Fondazzjoni Kenn u Tama, and its Director Michael Xuereb, is so that it will provide shelter and […]
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Gozo needs EU recognition for regional status, says Alfred Sant

“European Union recognition for Gozo’s regional status needs to be sought under the Union’s regional policy framework, even if under current approaches, the UE has considered Gozo as too small by European standards to qualify as a region.” Former Prime Minister Alfred Sant stated this in Gozo while addressing a seminar on Saturday, entitled ‘European […]
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Gozo Clean & Green Hike this Sunday from Kercem to Dwejra

There will be a Gozo Clean & Green hike taking place tomorrow, Sunday, the 6th of April from Kercem to Dwejra. The group will be leaving from outside the Qala Local Council office at 1.00pm, where a bus will transport everyone to Kercem. Those who wish to, can meet by Kercem church at 1.30pm. Volunteers […]
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The Elysian Singers in concert at St Augustine’s Church, Victoria

This Sunday, The Elysian Singers, will perform in concert at St Augustine’s Church, Victoria, as part of Gaulitana: A Festival of Music. They have been defined by Sir John Tavener as, “one of the best chamber choirs he ever heard.” This London-based choir boasts an impressive cv, appearing at the Wigmore Hall with Tasmin Little […]
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Conference on Gozo as a Region in the European Union

A conference on ‘European Elections: Gozo as a Region in the European Union.’ has been taking place this morning, organised by the Gozo NGOs Association in collaboration with the European Parliament Office in Malta. The conference focused on the Regionality of the Island of Gozo within the EU and it will be addressed by an […]
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EC lays out an EU agenda for Europe’s health systems

A Communication that has been adopted by the European Commission lays out an EU agenda for making Europe’s health systems fit for facing current challenges and pressures. It highlights a number of initiatives the EU can develop and build upon to help Member States ensure that citizens’ aspirations to high quality care can be met. […]
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Malta’s first National Spring Bird Race held today

BirdLife Malta’s youth group, Falko, is today holding the Islands’ first ever National Spring Bird Race- a competition between 8 teams of nature enthusiasts of all ages racing against the clock to see (or hear) as many different species of birds as possible. As the spring migration of birds through the Maltese Islands nears its […]
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Project teams to improve management system in the health sector

While addressing a conference organised by the Association of Emergency Professionals, Minister for Energy and Health Dr Konrad Mizzi announced that project teams will be set-up to improve management systems on focused projects in the health sector. Dr Mizzi added that “financial and procurement functions will also need to be improved and, in this respect, […]
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