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Personalities: Xandru Farrugia

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Xandru (Alexander) Farrugia is one of the artisans who was born and lived at Zejtun.  A carver of statues in stone and wood who left a number of treasures not only in our churches all over the island, but also … Continue reading

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The Mechanical Crib at Zejtun

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His Grace Bishop Emmanuel Galea, then director of this Institute and Orphanage for hundreds of bereaved children, had the idea of constructing a sizeable crib, reminiscent of the Nativity of the Child Jesus.  Built in 1947, after several weeks of … Continue reading

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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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In Remembrance

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On Sunday 20th November, Wirt iż-Żejtun organised an activity in remembrance of those people who through their work, talent or activity had contributed to the historical achievements of iż-Żejtun and its community. The activity started by a mass in remembrance of the souls of … Continue reading