NEWS: 50 Years Ago

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It was on the 12th March 1969, that a very interesting discovery was made in the old parish church of St Catherine in Żejtun.  This discovery raised a lot of questions which have remained unanswered till today – 50 years … Continue reading


EVENTS: Cultural tour in Senglea

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Today Wirt iż-Żejtun in collaboration with the Senglea Historical Society (SHS) organised a cultural tour in Senglea, the tour was lead by Mr Joseph Abela, the President of the SHS. A group of over 50 persons attended this tour which … Continue reading

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