Tag Archives: Xandru Farrugia

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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

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STREET SHRINES: Our Lady of the Rosary in Triq il-Madonna tal-Bon Kunsill

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If the most common street shrine in all of the local towns and villages is that dedicated to Our Lady under different titles, the titles of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Our Lady of the Rosary, without doubt are … Continue reading

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ETHNOGRAPHY: Model head and Angel of the Annunciation

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The Zejtun Parish Church museum has a selection of works of art related to the parish and history of Zejtun.  The collection ranges from  furniture to sculptures, from archaeological  ceramics to fine glass, from etchings to paintings. Among the collection there are … Continue reading

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Street Shrines: St John the Baptist in Triq il-Madonna tal-Bon Kunsill

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This week’s street shrine is found on what used to be Xandru Farrugia’s house in Triq il-Madonna tal-Bon Kunsill. A small stone statue situated in a very modest niche on the facade of No. 13, Triq il-Madonna tal-Bon Kunsill is surely the … Continue reading

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Personalities: Xandru Farrugia

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Xandru (Alexander) Farrugia is one of the artisans who was born and lived at Zejtun.  A carver of statues in stone and wood who left a number of treasures not only in our churches all over the island, but also … Continue reading