Category Archives: Activities

EVENT: Grand Harbour Cruise


Wirt iż-Żejtun will be organising a Grand Harbour Cruise on Friday 17th August.   Should you wish to join us please fill in the details below and send us payment by cheque to Wirt iż-Żejtun, PO BOX 25, Zejtun.  A fiscal receipt will be issued when we receive payment.  Limited tickets are available.

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EVENTS: 100 Years from the L’Alpino opera performance

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The dramatic opera L’Alpino composed by Maestro Carlo Diacono had its last performance on the 2nd May 1918.  It was performed nine times at the Royal Theater in Valletta with the first performance held on the 16th April 1918. Wirt … Continue reading

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EVENTS: Wirt iż-Żejtun visits Fort St Elmo

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Today members of Wirt iż-Żejtun and friends visited Fort St Elmo and the National War Museum. A group of more than 40 persons met at the entrance to the fort and were taken around by a Heritage Malta guide.  Those … Continue reading

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EVENTS: Folklore at the traditional feast of St Gregory

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On the first Wednesday after Easter Sunday, at Żejtun we celebrate the traditional feast of St Gregory.  This starts with a votive procession at Żejtun in the morning and ends up in a large picnic at Marsaxlokk in the afternoon. … Continue reading

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EVENTS: Iż-Żejtun Barokk trail

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Notwithstanding the drizzling rain of this morning, a good group joined Iż-Żejtun Barokk trail  held this morning. All started from Misraħ Carlo Diacono where a short overview about the development of Baroque architecture in Malta was given as an introduction to … Continue reading

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EVENTS: Distribution of educational game BELTNA

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The educational game BELTNA which was produced by Wirt iż-Żejtun in 2013 through funding by the Small Initiatives Support scheme and MEPA, was distributed to the Year 4 students at the Żejtun Primary School. This game was designed in order … Continue reading

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EVENTS: Iż-Żejtun Barokk

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Iż-Żejtun Barokk will be the next heritage trail which will be organised by Wirt iż-Żejtun.  This will take place on the 19th March, a public holiday, and will start from Misraħ Carlo Diacono at 9:30. The trail will take us … Continue reading

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GALLERY: A picture is worth a thousand words

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Photographs taken by Manwel Abela

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SIGN OUR PETITION

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SAFEGUARDING THE AIR OUR CHILDREN BREATHE NO to further development beyond the area already built in Bulebel We, the undersigned, are hereby objecting to all development already planned and/or proposed beyond the area already built within the Industrial Zone in … Continue reading

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EVENTS: Cultural Tour – Żejtun during the British Rule

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The last event organised by Wirt iż-Żejtun for 2017 was a cultural tour which took participants across the streets of Żejtun to trace historical events which occurred during the British rule. All started from the parish church parvis when on … Continue reading

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EVENTS: APPREZZAXLOKK – Touring the Southeast

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The project APPREZZAXLOKK ended up on Sunday 8th October at the St Anne Parish Hall in Marsascala with the closure of the last tour of the photographic exhibition by Ing Charles Mifsud. This project was aimed at increasing the appreciation … Continue reading

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EVENTS: Mro Carlo Diacono: An appreciation of his music

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During its Annual General Meeting held last January, Wirt iż-Żejtun announced that it would be dedicating 2016 to Mro Carlo Diacono and his music. Born in Żejtun in 1876, Mro Diacono showed, very early on, exceptional musical talent and could … Continue reading