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Xewkija Tigers team & fans celebrate sixth Championship win

Xewkija Tigers beat SK Victoria Wanderers 4-3 at the Gozo Stadium this afternoon. Xewkija’s enthusiastic fans greeted their team with music, flag waving and yellow smoke that billowed throughout the stands. The team had already been declared the winners of the GFA Division One Championship, following a win against Nadur Youngsters on the 30th of […]
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The Eco Gozo 55K Ultra Trail around Gozo with Hellfire events

The Hellfire 55k Ultra Trail 2014 is taking place on Saturday, the 26th of April, around the island of Gozo, departing Nadur at 8:00 for the ultrarunner and team pairs (run and bike), and 11:00am for the solo mountain bikers and 21k trail. The Trail route is over 55km with 4 checkpoints throughout the route. […]
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The next stage for the Student Advantage Scheme now underway

The Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA) and Microsoft Malta has advised that students who registered for the Student Advantage Scheme can now start the activation process to download and install Office 365. Those students who have registered their interest in the scheme during January and February 2014 can now download and install the latest version […]
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New art gallery opens in Qala: ‘The Gallery by Visionism’

This weekend Gozo’s newest art gallery has its official opening in Qala’s pretty church square. Friday evening’s inauguration of ‘The Gallery by Visionism,’ was attended by an intimate reception of artists, business owners, and patrons of the arts and was opened by the Minister for Gozo, Dr Anton Refalo, the blessing was carried out by […]
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Chorus Urbanus to perform Sacred Music concert in Siggiewi

Chorus Urbanus will be giving a repeat performance of the Music for Lent concert that was held in Ghasri earlier this month The Concert, which is taking place as part of the John Paul II Memorial Festival, will feature a number of sacred pieces by various composers including Zoltan Kodaly, Anton Bruckner, John Galea, Cesar […]
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Danish visitors to Gozo experience the Maltese language & culture

A group of students from Svendborg Gymnasium, in Denmark, have been on a visit to Sir M. A. Refalo’s Sixth Form in Victoria, Gozo, accompanied by Sussanne Jørgensen and Sarah C. Nilsson. Their visit was part of the students’ obligatory 11th grade tour on which they conduct research across many areas with the objective of […]
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Harry: A lovable old fellow, in need of his own forever home

Harry was taken in by the Gozo SPCA after his elderly owner felt that he could no longer take care of him, and his other little dog.. Harry’s ‘doggie best friend’ has since been been lucky enough to find his forever home, so Harry is now alone. Gozo SPCA said that he is “a lovable […]
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Banding: Zminijietna appeals for mixed-ability schooling

Zminijietna – Voice of the Left, has appealed to the Government to build upon mixed ability schooling rather than introducing banding. “Mixed ability schooling has been tried and testing in countries with the best educational systems in the world – such as Finland – and this has brought about more equality among students whilst improving […]
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Tourism in Gozo needs more attention within the EU, says Sant

Former Prime Minister Alfred Sant said that hotels in Gozo can only benefit when the European Union starts taking tourism more seriously – as it is doing, and thereby ensure that regional growth takes place in Gozo as a whole. He added, “fortunately within the EU, there is a growing realisation that tourism is a […]
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