Jum l-Gharb 2013 was commemorated on Thursday, with a Thanksgiving Mass at Gharb Parish Church, followed by a cultural evening in Pjazza Zjara tal-Madonna.
The presentation of awards and certificates was made by the Minister for Gozo, Dr Anton Refalo.
Different awards were presented, in particular the, ‘Premju Gharb’ (Gharb Award), ‘Premju Qlub Generuzi,’ (Award for Generosity) and ‘Premju Volontarjat Lokali’ (Volunteering Award).
Wreaths were laid in front of the Bishop Molina Monument and Chev. Joe M Attard read out a poem he had written.
There was dancing, performances by local talent, as well as the participation of the Drama Group from the Summer Club.
The event was organised by Gharb Parish with the collaboration of the Gharb Local Council.