Three Gozitan entities presented with this year’s Gieh Ghawdex Award

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Three Gozitan entities presented with this year's Gieh Ghawdex AwardA ceremony to present the Gieh Ghawdex Award, was held on Saturday evening, as part of the programme of events to mark Jum Ghawdex.

The Awards Ceremony, was organised under the distinguished patronage of President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca.

The Gieh Ghawdex Award this year, was presented to three Gozitan entities – the Aurora Theatre, the Astra Theatre and the Bethlehem f’Ghajnsielem Organising Committee.

The Circolo Gozitano instituted the Award in 2005, marking the 200th anniversary of the capitulation of the French.

The purpose of this event is to honour personalities and/or organisations who have contributed to the social and economic development of Gozo, as well as to the preservation and promotion of Gozo’s distinct identity. The award is given to Gozitan’s who have also attained national and international recognition and standing.

Also present for the Awards ceremony was the Minister for Gozo Dr Justyne Caruana.

Photographs: MGOZ/Terry Camilleri

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