Gozo Cultural Calendar - October

The following is the cultural calendar for Gozo in October:


Till 21st Oct. 'Colours vs. Line' Paintings by Maxine Attard and Graham Gurr at
the Exhibition Hall in Pjazza San Frangisk in Victoria

5-26th Oct Nadia Pavlova, an exhibition of paintings by this Russian artist at Banca
Giuratale in Victoria

7-31st Oct Repert Cefai's exhibition of abstract paintings at Art.....e Gallery, Library
Street Victoria

26Oct-Nov '6 collabor 8' a contemporary art exhibition of paintings, sculptures and
installations by 3 Maltese and 3 Austrian artists at the Crafts Centre,

Performing Arts:

6-13th Oct ''Kickass Playes for Woman'' a play organised by the Gozo Creative Theatre
Club directed by George Mizzi at ''il-Girna'' Triq Ta'Cenc, Sannat

13th Oct 'Forza del Destino' an opera by Giuseppe Verdi with participation of the
National Orchestra and foeign guest soloists at the Aurora Opera House

25-27th Oct 'Macbeth' an opera by Giuseppe Verdi with participation of the National
orchestra foreign guest soloists and acclaimed Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja
at the Astra Theatre in Victoria

Church Services:

7th Oct Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary - religious service and devotional
procession with the statue of Our Lady of the Rosary - Ss Peter and Paul
Basilica church in Nadur from 5pm on.
The same procession is held in various parishes throughout Gozo.

13-14th Oct Feast of St.Francis of Assisi - religious services and blessing of animals -
St. Anthony of Padova church Ghajnsielem at 10am

21-28th Oct Feast of the Holy Eucharist - religious service and devotional procession -
St. Joseph Parish church Qala from 4.30pm on

Traditional Feasts:

15-16th Oct Feast of Our Lady of Graces at the Franciscan Capuchins Church in Victoria

14th Oct Feast of Our Lady of Fatima at St. Lucy Church Santa Lucija, Kercem

Traditonal Events:

14th Oct ''Fjakkolata'' a traditional fire illumination organized by the Ghaqda Armar 13
ta' Dicembru - Ghar Ilma Hill limits of Santa Lucija, Kercem at 7pm


15th Oct 'The Durham ACF Borneo Band' from the UK in Military parade followed by
a concert in Triq Papa Gwanni Pawlu II Victoria at 7pm

28th Oct Band marches by the Mnarja Band of Nadur followed by a concert in
Independence Sq Victoria on the occasion of 'Gozo Day' in Commemmoration
of the Gozitan victory over the French in 1798 at 7pm

20th Oct 'The Gozo Youth Wind Band Showcase Spectacular' a concert featuring
sound to light effects for a selection of sound tracks and pop arrangements
and a selection of British music dedicated to the English residents in the
Maltese Islands. St. George;s Sq Victoria at 7.30pm


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