Calendar of Gozo Events

Calendar of Gozo Events for 2015, information of coming events on Gozo for the year 2015.

Where to go, what to see, cultural events, festa, fireworks display, marching bands, exhibitions for 2015

 

Name of event Date Description Location
Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows 27-03-15 One finds a deep rooted devotion to the Sorrowing Mother and the feast is celebrated with utmost religiosity. The statue is accompanied by the clergy and the faithful reciting the rosary and singing hymns for the occasion while the band plays funeral marches, adding to the solemnity of the occasion. Around Ġgantija Plots (Xagħra, Gozo) starts 06:00 pm
Good Friday Procession 03-04-15 Good Friday peagant-procession with several biblical characters and tableau statues depicting the mysteries of the suffering of Jesus Christ, accompanied by the Leone Band. 6pm onwards Issues from the Gozo Cathedral (Citadel), through the streets of Victoria historic centre.
Good Friday Procession 03-04-15 Solemn procession of statues carried by pallbearers representing episodes in the Passion of the Christ, as well as participants dressed as biblical characters. The procession also includes men in penitence bearing crosses or dragging chains.  Main Streets of Nadur 05:00pm
Easter Sunday March 05-04-15 The Leone Band accompanies the statue of the Resurrected Jesus Christ with festive marches. 10.30am onwards. Issues from the Gozo Cathedral (Citadel), through Savina Square and Independence Square.
Risen Christ Procession  05-04-15 Procession with the statue of the Risen Christ along the main streets of Nadur. Main Streets of Nadur 09:30am
Mothers’ Day Open Market 03-05-15 Various stalls set up will be selling all sorts of items including food, clothing and household goods. St Peter and St Paul Square and the surrounding areas  08:00am onwards 
Fiori D'Argenta 13-06-15 A festival of culture, music and traditions St. John The Baptist Square, Xewkija at 7.30p.m.
Leone Goes POP 13-06-15 Open-air pop concert featuring the Leone Band and established local singers and entertainment artistes. 9.00pm  Independence Square
Fiori D'Argenta 14-06-15 On Sunday a horses defile is held St. Bert Street to St. John Square
Imnarja Feast Activities

19/06/2015 

to 

29/06/2015

A number of events are to be held during these days to celebrate the feast of Imnarja.  Various locations in Nadur. 
Imnarja Agricultural Fair 20-06-15  The event includes various displays of agricultural products, crafts, traditional food and farm machinery, as well as entertainment which will be provided throughout Saturday evening and the blessing of farm animals and pets on Sunday morning. Arcipriet Martin Camilleri Square (il-Pjazzetta) 08:30pm
Imnarja Agricultural Fair 20-06-15  The event includes various displays of agricultural products, crafts, traditional food and farm machinery, as well as entertainment which will be provided throughout Saturday evening and the blessing of farm animals and pets on Sunday morning. Arcipriet Martin Camilleri Square (il-Pjazzetta)  08:30am
St George's Feast

13-07-2015

to

19-07-2015

Tradtional Feast throught the week in Victoria in honour of St George the Martyr Victoria
Festa Santa Marija : The Assumption of Our Lady 08/8/ 2015 to 15/2015 A week-long programme of events containing an open-air evening band concert, festive marches renowned for their joyful revelry, aerial and ground fireworks, street decorations, a morning children's-parade, the traditional morning march, national street horse-races, an open-air agricultural show. The climax is reached on August 15th, with the solemn procession in which the statue of Santa Marija is paraded shoulder high as it is accompanied by the Leone Band from the Gozo Cathedral, within the Citadel, around the streets of the historic-centre of Victoria. Spectacular aerial fireworks accompany. Issues from the Gozo Cathedral (Citadel), through the streets of Victoria historic centre.
St John Martyrdom  29-08-15 A traditional dinnar is organized with entertainment of song and music at 8.00p.m. Afterwards there will be the traditional Bonfire of St. John the Baptist St. John The Baptist Square, Xewkija at 8.00p.m.
Opera: La Traviata 17-10-15 Full scale opera at the Teatru tal-Opra Aurora, with the participation of the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra and world-renowned singers. More information via www.teatruaurora.com Teatru tal-Opra Aurora, Republic Street, Victoria, Gozo
La Boheme 29-10-15 Lyric Opera by Giacomo Puccini Teatru Astra, Republic Street Victoria
La Boheme 31-10-15 Lyric Opera by Giacomo Puccini Teatru Astra, Republic Street Victoria
Leone Band in concert - Annual Symphonic Concert 07-11-15 Leone Band in Concert; the annual musical concert in which the Leone Band performs a mix of classical, operatic and popular twentieth-century symphonic music. Teatru tal-Opra Aurora, Republic Street, Victoria, Gozo
Xewkija Day 21-11-15 We celebrate Xewkija Day a concert is held at the Centre Parish Church and a person from Xewkija will be commerated with the prize of "Gieh ix-Xewkija" a person who has worked without personal interest for the village of Xewkija and she/he is nominated from the non government organizations in Xewkija Xewkija Parish Church

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