Commemorative Soirèe

Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 8:45am

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Yesterday evening, Dr Samuel Azzopardi, Mayor of Victoria,  unveiled a plaque in honour of Canon Gann Piet Frangisk Agius de Soldanis, father of Gozo’s Historiography, during a commemorative soirèe at St George’s Square.

The event, which was presented by Mr Antoine Vassallo, Chairman of Fondazzjoni Belt Victoria, included a short talk about Canon Agius De Soldanis by historian  Notary Dr Paul G Pisani.  Later, St George’s Parish Archpriest, Mgr Paul Cardona blessed the plaque.

This morning the opening events include the official inauguration by the  Hon. Dr. Lawrence Gonzi, Prime Minister of Malta, and this evening the Concert by the Papal Choir Cappella Sistina  ‘Super Fundamentum Apostolorum.’

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