We have been hearing many stories about the secret passages and the considerable amount of human bones which were found in the 1960s within the wall thickness in the old parish church of Żejtun (San Girgor).
These stories are the subject of various articles and features and many believe that this discovery will remain an unsolved mystery.
The social and community life of the local towns and villages is influenced by a series of events. In these events one sees the participation of a number of people, not just through their attendance but also in the organisation of such activities.
Please share with us your opinion on what do you think that the Żejtun people are interested in most.
We will be introducing again an opinion poll on our website. Your opinion will help us in planning our work better. You are asked to choose only one answerwhich personally you feel to be the closest answer to the question we are making.
We also appreciate having additional comments if you would like to share them with us.
By any doubt, Zejtun has a rich history and abounding heritage. But do the Zejtun people have concern about all this? How many of us actually show interest in our heritage? Why do people from other towns and villages and foreigners appreciate … Continue reading →
During last month’s opinion poll we have asked you whether you had ever visited the Roman Villa found at Zejtun. Almost 60% of those participating in this poll never visited this site and about 23% had visited it only once. … Continue reading →
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.
During May we have asked our readers to choose from three buildings found at Zejtun and vote for the one which they think needs most urgent restoration. When combining the votes received on our two sites 79% voted for the … Continue reading →
The first opinion poll which was open for readers on our blog during the month of April came to an end yesterday. The question in this poll was “Do you feel that the Cultural Heritage of Zejtun is appreciated by … Continue reading →
In this section we are gathering all articles published on the feast booklets related to the the cultural and historical heritage of our town. This is a unique archive which you find nowhere else!
Gafa’ u lil hinn minnu
A presentation given by Ms Giulia Privitelli on the 19th November 2013 on her research about the history of the Zejtun Parish Church.
Are you a Secondary School Student?
By participating actively in Wirt iż-Żejtun you will be learning more and adding to your knowledge. Now this is also being rewarded since you can add such experience into the Secondary School Certificate and Profile. Wirt iż-Żejtun will be giving a participation certificate to Form 1 to Form 5 students attending our activities.
L-Għana Malti tagħna lkoll
You can follow through video footage this activity about Maltese folk singing which was held on the 6th July 2012 at the Ġnien Luqa Briffa
Good Friday Videos
By clicking on this icon you can watch a series of videos all related to the Good Friday traditions at Zejtun. Besides the procession you can follow a series of public interviews with various personalities related to this religious tradition.
LUQA BRIFFA GARDEN – (Full video)
This video documents an activity which was organised by Wirt iż-Żejtun in July 2011 in which Dr Malcolm Borg speaks about the history of this garden and other similar gardens in Malta and Dr Joseph Buhagiar speaks about the species of trees found in this garden.
How to make a MANUĊĊA – (Full Video)
Wirt iż-Żejtun had organised this activity for children in August 2011 in which Mr Lino Psaila had showed those attending how they make a "manuċċa" (a kite).
Latest Slide Show
The Art of Pyrotechnics - Għaqda tan-Nar 25 ta' Novembru - Zejtun
Are you looking for a book on Zejtun?
On these pages we have gathered all the books published on our town. This is a useful resource for those carrying out research on our town.
Educational Games for Kids
Do you wish to learn more about Zejtun? The go ahead by clicking on this image and play our games.
Resources for Kids
On these pages you can find different resources which could be used by young students for their school projects