Wirt iż-Żejtun has just presented a copy of the book “The Żejtun Roman Villa: Research, Conservation, Management” to Dr Lawrence Gonzi, Leader of the Opposition. Representatives from the executive committee of Wirt iż-Żejtun have met Dr Gonzi at the Dar … Continue reading →
The first publication by Wirt iż-Żejtun has just been published and is now out for sale. This publication gathers all the papers presented by various academics, researchers and experts during the symposium held last October on the Żejtun Roman Villa. … Continue reading →
The pharmaceuticals producer ACTAVIS who have their industrial facility at Bulebel Industrial Estate at Zejtun have recently sponsored part of the expenses incurred by Wirt iż-Żejtun in the setting up of the exhibition about the Żejtun Roman Villa. The remaining … Continue reading →
All is set for the Symposium on the Zejtun Roman Villa which will start on Saturday morning at 9:00. This is the first event of its kind organised at Zejtun. The venue will open its doors at 8:30 for registration … Continue reading →
On Thursday evening the exhibition on the Żejtun Roman Villa was officially opened by the President of Wirt iż-Żejtun and the Żejtun Mayor. This exhibition organised by Wirt iż-Żejtun has been hosted by the Żejtun Local Council and was supported … Continue reading →
Wirt iż-Żejtun has launched its pre-publication offer on its first publication which will be in book stores by November 2012. This publication will be a collection of paper to be presented in the first national symposium which will be organised … Continue reading →
The Executive Committee of Wirt iż-Żejtun has decided to postpone the Symposium on the Roman Villa, which was being planned for the 17th March due to difficulties it found to raise the necessary funds to sustain this project. Since the … 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 →
On Thursday 30th June in the afternoon members of Wirt iż-Żejtun visited the Roman Villa in the grounds of the Girls’ Secondary School (Ex-Carlo Diacono Junior Lyceum) at Zejtun. The members were guided through the site by Dr Nicholas Vella who is directing … Continue reading →
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 →
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.
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 →
Iż-Żejtun under the British RuleMay 19, 2019 at 9:30 am – 12:00 pmMeeting point: Girgor Bonici Square (Main Square)Join us in this cultural walk around our town and hear about the historical events and buildings linked to the 179 years under the British rule.
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