On the first Wednesday after Easter Sunday, at Żejtun we celebrate the traditional feast of St Gregory. This starts with a votive procession at Żejtun in the morning and ends up in a large picnic at Marsaxlokk in the afternoon. … Continue reading →
Wirt iż-Żejtun in collaboration with the Society of Catholic Doctrine – MUSEUM, Zejtun Boys branch have organised a cultural visit to a group of boys to the Old Parish Church of St Catherine. The group was given historical information about … Continue reading →
The Times of Malta issued on the 15th April 1969 reported the discovery of U-shaped corridor round the eastern transept of the Church of St Gregory. The corridor was discovered by Mr John Mary Debono referred to as an … Continue reading →
We have been hearing many stories about the secret passages and the considerable amount of human bones which were found in the 1960s within the wall thickness in the old parish church of Żejtun (San Girgor).
These stories are the subject of various articles and features and many believe that this discovery will remain an unsolved mystery.
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