Xewkija Day - 2002

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Jum ix-Xewkija - 27th November

 

Saturday 23rd November

 

Football Festival
From 9am till 1pm Xewkija Local Council together with Xewkija Tigers FC organized a football festival for Under 12 children. footballtourn2002

 

Band March

In the evening, Banda Prekursur held a march which started from the Xewkija Local Council offices and passed from Triq it-Torri Tinghi, Triq Santa Marija, Triq il-Kbira, Triq Santa Katerina and Triq Hamrija were the band stopped in front of Roza Magro Primary School. 

 

Public Library Inauguration

 inawglibrerija Following the band march, Xewkija Archpriest Mons. Carmelo Mercieca together with Mayor Dr. Monica Vella inaugurated the new Public Library in Roza Magro Primary School Xewkija. This library is intended for all local children and adults who love reading. The library is also equipped with computers and Internet service. 

 

Musical Concert

Next in programme was the musical concert held by Banda Prekursur under the guidance of Mro. Anthony Borg, which concert was held in the Roza Magro Primary School Hall. During this concert, Mayor Dr. Monica Vella handed out certificates to those who partecipated in the writing exercise for Jum ix-Xewkija and the summer courses organized by the Local Council.  kuncertjumxewk02

 

Premju Gieh ix-Xewkija

 giehxewkija2002 For the first time Xewkija Local Council launched the Premju Gieh ix-Xewkija, for which the following 8 personalities were nominated: Zakkarija Cilia, Guzepp Vella, Maria Grech, John Hili, Anton Haber, Joseph John Vella, Joseph Xuereb and Kan. Patri Serafin Borg. The winner of the Premju Gieh ix-Xewkija 2012 was Zakkarija Cilia.

 

Wednesday 27th November

 

Holy Mass
On Wednesday 27th November a Holy Mass was said to honour deceased people from Xewkija. The mass started at 5.15pm and was held at the Xewkija Parish Rotunda.

 

Saturday/Sunday 14/15th December

 

Aghtini l-Ghajnuna
A three act production by Ghaqda Drammatika Xewkija which recounts the life of Blessed Fr. Gorg Preca, founder of the society M.U.S.E.U.M.  This production was written by Mr. Lino Grech.
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