Category Archives: Din l-Art Ħelwa

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Trevor Zahra in a public interview about his father Walter

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Wirt iż-Żejtun this morning commemorated the first anniversary since the approval of its statute through an activity which took the form of a public interview with Trevor Zahra about his father Walter.  This activity was held at the Nazju Falzon … Continue reading

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The Zejtun Roman Villa – Wirt iz-Zejtun Syposium 2012

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Few know that there are archaeological remains of a Roman Villa in Zejtun, let alone appreciate its importance and the value of other archaeological remains discovered in and around Zejtun. Last May Din l-Art Ħelwa launched a conservation plan for the area … Continue reading

Have you ever been there?


The Zejtun Roman Villa was discovered by accident in 1961 when the area was being cleared to make way for the construction of a new government school.  The site was archaeologically explored between 1970 and 1976 and the remains of a residential area and a room with tools used for the production of olive oil were found.  Only another two sites survive in Malta with  similar set-up.

Through the following question we would like to gauge whether this site in known to the general public and in particular whether people ever had the opportunity to visit this site.

 

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The Zejtun Roman Villa – 50 years after being discovered

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After fifty years from the discovery of a Roman Villa in the grounds of what was the Carlo Diacono Girls Junior Lyceum at Zejtun, today the media were invited to visit the site for a press briefing organised by Din l-Art Ħelwa. … Continue reading