Hilarious New Year photos as Gozo welcomes 2020

Gozo has welcomed 2020 with a spectacular street party and fireworks display. A huge crowd gathered in Independence Square in Victoria for the free event, where Auld Lang Syne rang out at midnight. The New Year’s Eve party, organised by the Ministry of Gozo, included a night of music, dancing and fireworks. Fantastic street performers […]

WATCH: Incredible light display brings Christmas to Gozo

These extraordinary pictures show Victoria’s town hall lit up by a stunning 3D light show to celebrate the start of the Christmas season in Gozo. The island kicked off its festive celebrations in style at the weekend with a special show in Independence Square. Thousands flocked to the centre of Victoria to watch the Christmas […]

Revealed: The 10 prettiest streets in Malta and Gozo

Sssh… Don’t tell anybody but we think we might have found the prettiest streets in the Maltese Islands. There’s nothing nicer than mooching around Malta’s streets in the summer, and coming across the many rainbow painted balconies and beautiful houses. You’ll find some of the prettiest and most colourful streets in Valletta, Lija, Mdina, Rabat, […]

Meet the man who created his own Mosta Dome

There’s no stopping Maltese pensioner Charlie Camilleri. At the age of 95, the retired carpenter now lives in Australia but his passion for Malta is still as strong as ever. So much so that since his retirement, Charlie has spent hundreds of hours creating stunning wooden models of some of Malta’s most famous landmarks, including […]

Experience Gozo’s Citadel by stunning candlelight

Gozo‘s Citadel is set for a magical makeover this weekend. The UNESCO World Heritage city will glow by candlelight on Saturday 16 March. This year’s festival of lights is back in all its beautiful glory with more than 30,000 candles lighting up the historic narrow streets to celebrate ‘Lejl Imkebbes’. The night will include special historic re-enactments, […]

Revealed: The 10 prettiest streets in Malta and Gozo

Sssh… Don’t tell anybody but we think we might have found the prettiest streets in the Maltese Islands. There’s nothing nicer than mooching around Malta’s streets in the summer, and coming across the many rainbow painted balconies and beautiful houses. You’ll find some of the prettiest and most colourful streets in Valletta, Lija, Mdina, Rabat, […]

Prime Minister opens first phase of Gozo medical school

The first phase of Gozo’s new state-of-the-art medical school has been officially opened by the Prime Minister. Joseph Muscat hailed the opening of the Barts Anatomy Centre as ‘a major milestone’. He said: ‘Today we are turning Gozo into a centre of medical excellence.’ Dr Muscat said 59 medical students had already started their studies in […]

WATCH: Gozo’s Christmas lights are ‘spectacular’

Has Malta’s little sister ever looked so festive? Crowds braved the drizzle and cold in Gozo on Saturday night to watch the Christmas season get under way in style. Families packed out the centre of Victoria for the eagerly-awaited switch-on of the annual Christmas lights, with this year’s event set to be spectacular. And they […]

Experience Gozo’s Citadel by candlelight this weekend

The Citadel in Gozo will be transformed by candlelight this weekend. More than 30,000 candles will light up the narrow streets of the historic walled city in Victoria on Saturday night, creating a wonderful magical atmosphere. If you’ve been to the Citadel before you’ll already know it offers breathtaking 360-degree panorama of Gozo’s hills and […]

Nurse speaks out after horror car crash in Gozo

An heroic off-duty nurse who rushed to the scene of a horror car crash in Gozo has urged drivers to slow down on the roads. Francesca Spiteri Mercieca from Nadur told how the accident happened on the outskirts of Xewkija during Saturday night’s thunderstorm. Writing on Facebook, she said: ‘I happened to be passing by and couldn’t let […]

10 photos that prove Gozo does the best fireworks

These stunning images prove that Gozo knows how to throw a party. The most spectacular fireworks display you’ll ever see lights up the skies every summer as Victoria celebrates the biggest feast of the year, Santa Marija. Tens of thousands of revellers flock to The Citadel to witness the annual event in August. Gozo’s capital […]

Woman seriously injured during Gozo horse race

A woman has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a horse in Gozo. Malta Police told 89.7 Bay the accident happened during a horse race in Republic Street in Victoria at around 8pm on Monday. The woman, 72, was taken to Gozo General Hospital and then transferred to Mater Dei […]

Here’s why Gozo is THE place to be this weekend

Gozo is the place to be this weekend, with three days of amazing events and family fun. The first ever Gozo Alive festival is happening from Friday to Saturday, with a host of activities in Victoria as well as in Marsalforn, Xewkija, Qala, Dwejra, Zebbug, Munxar and Xaghra. Award-winning London band Rudimental will perform in […]

Check out the festive delights in Gozo this Christmas

From the twinkling lights of Victoria to the beautifully floodlit Citadel, Gozo is a wonderful place to enjoy during the festive season. Gozo plays host to the most popular Christmas event in the Maltese Islands, the live nativity scene in Għajnsielem. This year’s festive activities in Gozo are bigger and brighter than ever before with […]