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Let’s grow cotton!


In the past, even up to the first half of the 20th century, the cultivation of cotton was very popular in Malta and contributed to a very active industry. Unfortunately with the diminishing of agricultural activity and the introduction of … Continue reading

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NEWS: Supporting student projects


Wirt iż-Żejtun has always supported students in their assignments or projects if and when they decide to choose a subject which is related to our cultural or natural heritage. Ms Caterina Vella went even a step further. She decided to … Continue reading

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PROJECTS: Restoration of St Gregory’s Painting

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The altar painting of St Gregory at the Old Parish Church of St Catherine (k/a San Girgor), had undergone a year’s long restoration project. The painting of Pope St Gregory the Great dateable to circa 1615 and is known to … Continue reading

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ENVIRONMENT: Clean-up at San Klement


A group of volunteers, members of Wirt iż-Żejtun, have teamed up for a clean-up on the traffic island in front of St Clement’s Chapel in Wesgħet l-Għajn tal-Bhejjem. The landscaping in this traffic island is being taken care of by … Continue reading

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PROJECTS: Restoration of St Gregory’s Historic Painting

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The painting of St Gregory the Great which has been decorating the altar dedicated to the same Saint and Pope the last four centuries, in the old parish church of St Catherine in Żejtun, is being restored by Wirt iż-Żejtun. … Continue reading