VIDEO: 100 Sena – L’ALPINO


EVENTS: Qrendi Cultural Tour

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On the occasion of the liturgical feast of St Catherine, members and friends of Wirt iż-Żejtun paid a visit to two churches dedicated to St Catherine, one at Mqabba and the other at Qrendi.  These visits were then followed by … Continue reading


EVENTS: Exhibition held by Wirt iż-Żejtun

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Wirt iż-Żejtun has again participated in the Żejt iż-Żejtun festival organised by the Żejtun Local Council on the 29th and 30th September. An exhibition was been set up at the Bank of Valletta branch at Żejtun.  Thetheme of this year’s … Continue reading



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Wirt iż-Żejtun is holding the exhibition 100 Sena L’ALPINO at the BOV branch in Żejtun.  This exhibition is being organised as part of the activities held during Żejt iż-Żejtun festival. The exhibition includes a number of documents and artefacts related … Continue reading

NEWSLETTER – September 2018

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NEWS: Symposium 2018 website

Wirt iż-Żejtun has just launched the Symposium 2018 website.  This website will feature information about this year’s symposium “The Maltese Village”.

Besides information about the speakers, the website includes the abstracts of the papers which will be presented and will include the programme.  Those interested in attending and getting a price reduction on the symposium publication can register on-line.  The symposium will be held at the Gran Salon, at the National Museum of Archaeology in Valletta.

The website also includes a blog which will feature information and photography on the Maltese Villages.  Register online to follow this blog and keep yourself updated about the symposium news.  The website can be accessed by clicking here.



NEWSLETTER – June 2015


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


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


NEWS: Launch of the third book in the series “Għamlulna Ġieħ”

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This morning at the Żejtun Parish Museum, Wirt iż-Żejtun launched the third book in the series “Għamlulna Ġieħ”. The aim behind this series of publications is to gather researched information about persons from Żejtun who during their life made name … Continue reading


ENVIRONMENT: Wirt iż-Żejtun clean-up @ Wied iż-Żrinġ

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Today the 22nd April is Earth Day and around the world a number of people in various communities commemorated this day by volunteering in a clean-up action.  This clean-up campaign was also held in Malta in various localities on the … Continue reading

NEWS: A declaration to safeguard our heritage

We spend most of our lives within the built environment, be it at home, at a place of work, or whilst participating in education, business or relaxation. The state of the built environment has a major impact on the quality of life of all the citizens of these islands.

Rapid changes are taking place, dramatically and irreversibly transforming the distinctive architectural character, streetscape, and skyline of our towns and villages, which have evolved harmoniously over several generations, and which are now being severely compromised and even at risk of being lost. We are now witnessing indiscriminate demolition of built and other cultural assets, and a general impoverishment of the quality of our urban areas.

We must stand up to this onslaught. Today, a group of 22 entities have come together to sign a declaration calling for the preservation of our built heritage.
We chose today as it is the International Day for Monuments and Sites, and the theme for this year is “Heritage for Generations.” The Declaration we are signing is titled: Our Legacy – Wirtna. Our fundamental message is that how we treat our heritage is the legacy we leave for future generations.

Wirt iż-Żejtun is one of the entities supporting this declaration.