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ARCHAEOLOGY: Wine before Olive Oil!

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It has now been scientifically confirmed.  Viticulture  at Żejtun was present before olive oil production. This year’s archaeological field study at the Żejtun Roman Villa by the students of the Department of Classical Studies and Archaeology of the University of … Continue reading

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NEWS: Wirt iż-Żejtun visits Prime Minister

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The Executive Committee of Wirt iż-Żejtun has visited Prime Minister Dr Joseph Muscat at his office in Auberge de Castille in Valletta. During this visit the Prime Minister was presented with a copy of the publication “The Żejtun Roman Villa: … Continue reading

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NEWS: The Żejtun Roman Villa book presented to the Leader of the Opposition

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Wirt iż-Żejtun has just presented a copy of the book “The Żejtun Roman Villa: Research, Conservation, Management” to Dr Lawrence Gonzi, Leader of the Opposition. Representatives from the executive committee of Wirt iż-Żejtun have met Dr Gonzi at the Dar … Continue reading

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NEWS: Zejtun school science students placed first

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A group of science students from the Zejtun Girls Secondary School forming part of St Margerita College have obtained the first prize at the NSTF Science Week. The students under the supervision of their chemistry teacher Ms Anthea Barbara had … Continue reading

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PUBLICATIONS: The Żejtun Roman Villa

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The first publication by Wirt iż-Żejtun has just been published and is now out for sale. This publication gathers all the papers presented by various academics, researchers and experts during the symposium held last October on the Żejtun Roman Villa. … Continue reading

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NEWS: Sponsorship by ACTAVIS

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The pharmaceuticals producer ACTAVIS who have their industrial facility at Bulebel Industrial Estate at Zejtun have recently sponsored part of the expenses incurred by Wirt iż-Żejtun in the setting up of the exhibition about the Żejtun Roman Villa.  The remaining … Continue reading

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NEWS: An ambitious dream turned true!

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Today, an ambitious dream turned true, when Wirt iż-Żejtun held its first symposium just two years from the setting up of this voluntary organisation.  The subject of this symposium was the Żejtun Roman Villa. It was a packed day with … Continue reading

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NEWS: Official opening of The Żejtun Roman Villa Exhibition

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On Thursday evening the exhibition on the Żejtun Roman Villa was officially opened by the President of Wirt iż-Żejtun and the Żejtun Mayor. This exhibition organised by Wirt iż-Żejtun has been hosted by the Żejtun Local Council and was supported … Continue reading

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NEWS: Pre-publication offer

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Wirt iż-Żejtun has launched its pre-publication offer on its first publication which will be in book stores by November 2012. This publication will be a collection of paper to be presented in the first national symposium which will be organised … Continue reading

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NEWS: Open day at the Roman Villa

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Yesterday morning the Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies of the University of Malta had organised an open-day at the Zejtun Roman Villa located in the ground of the Carlo Diacono School. This Department in the past six years has … Continue reading

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The Zejtun Roman Villa – 50 years after being discovered

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After fifty years from the discovery of a Roman Villa in the grounds of what was the Carlo Diacono Girls Junior Lyceum at Zejtun, today the media were invited to visit the site for a press briefing organised by Din l-Art Ħelwa. … Continue reading