EVENTS: The first landing place – the Eastern shores of the Island

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At dawn on Friday, the 18th May 1565, the first Turkish galleys appeared on the Eastern horizon.  The cannons of St. Elmo and St. Angelo were fired as a signal to Mdina and Gozo that the enemy had been sighted.  … Continue reading


EVENTS: A Heritage Trail around the centre of iż-Żejtun

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On Sunday 26th April 2015, Wirt iż-Żejtun organised a heritage trail around the centre of iż-Żejtun.  The tour started at Misraħ Carlo Diacono where those present were introduced to the urban development of this town through different ages.  Information was … Continue reading


EVENTS: The Old Parish Church of Żejtun – A Structural Analysis

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On the 7th April, the eve of Saint Gregory’s feast, Wirt iz-Zejtun held a presentation entitled “Knisja Antika, Binja Antika” (“Old Church, old Building”) at the old Parish Church of Saint Catherine, also  known as Saint Gregory’s Church. The lecture was … Continue reading


EVENTS: A Public Interview with Chev. Alfred Camilleri Cauchi

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On Wednesday 25th March 2015, Wirt iż-Żejtun, held a public interview, at the Parish Church of St Catherine,  with Chev. Alfred Camilleri Cauchi.  The interview was lead by journalist Fiona Vella and focused around Camilleri Cauchi’s artistic life and sculptural … Continue reading

NEWSLETTER: March 2015 – Issue No 16

Issue No 16 of our Newsletter has just been issued.  The newsletter is published only in Maltese version and can be read from here.

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EVENTS: Lecture Tour for Tourist Guides

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On Sunday 8th March, Wirt iż-Żejtun organised a lecture tour of the centre of the village of Zejtun.  The target audience of this tour were tourist guides and the aim of the event was to disseminate information about and instill interest … Continue reading


NEWS: New Executive Committee visits HE President of Malta

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During the Annual General Meeting of the organisation Wirt iż-Żejtun,which was held on Sunday, 25th January 2015, Ruben Abela was confirmed as President, TraceyAnne Cumbo as Secretary, Jesmond Cutajar as Treasurer, Marcelle Cannataci as PRO and Samuel Falzon, Michael Aquilina … Continue reading


NEWS: Donation of Wirt iż-Żejtun publications for Public Libraries

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On Friday 5th December committee representatives of Wirt iż-Żejtun presented the Minister of Education and Employment Evarist Bartolo, in the presence of the Permanent Secretary, Mr Joseph Caruana and the Director of the National Archives, Mr Oliver Mamo, with 100 … Continue reading