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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

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NEWS: Wirt iż-Żejtun dedicates 2016 to Maestro Carlo Diacono

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At the end of the Annual General Meeting, held yesterday, Perit Ruben Abela, Wirt iż-Żejtun President, informed  the members that this year is going to be dedicated to Maestro Carlo Diacono, 140 years since his birth. Born at Zejtun on … Continue reading

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NEWS: The Feast Chime – Jesus of Nazareth Church Bells

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A delightful chime has been tuned for the feast of St Catherine on the bells’ set hanging at the Jesus of Nazareth Church Belltower. The chime heard on the hour by the residents living around the church is a piece … Continue reading

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MUSICAL HERITAGE: The Antiphon Prudens et Vigilans

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As the feast of St Catherine gets closer, one starts listening to musical pieces linked to the feast days and its celebrations. Although band marches are the most popular form of music linked to these celebrations, fortunately at Zejtun, we have a … Continue reading