Special events to celebrate Il-Hagar Museum’s 5th anniversary
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Il-Hagar Museum, in Victoria, Gozo, will be celebrating its 5th anniversary on the 23rd of February. The museum said that a number of special events are planned for this anniversary year.
On Friday the 23rd, at 6.30pm, an exhibition highlighting the life of Joseph Vella will be opened, preceded by a short square piano recital and a “Composer speaks” session.
The inauguration on Saturday, the 24th of the Joseph Vella Archive, will be an important highlight in the programme of events.
It will include surround-sound music, documents and memorabilia. The programme (from 6.30 pm) includes the performance of his Cantilena, together with a lecture in English about the earliest Maltese poem.
A Thanksgiving Mass at St George’s Basilica and a Celebratory Luncheon at Ta’ ?en? are planned for Sunday, the 25th.