Anniversary Celebrations Il-Ħaġar Museum celebrates its 8th Anniversary

26 Feb 2021 - 28 Feb 2021

Il-Ħaġar Museum and Cultural Centre is proud to announce the programme of events marking its eighth anniversary and celebrating Mro Joseph Vella’s life and legacy on the third anniversary of his demise.

Friday the 26th sees the opening of an exhibition highlighting connections between Joseph Vella and Oliver Friggieri, another genius who left us recently.

Saturday the 27th offers three events, beginning with the Third Joseph Vella Memorial Lecture by Rev. Professor Saviour Caruana, about St Augustine’s De Musica. This is followed by the opening of an exhibition of Sacred Art by Aaron Formosa. St George’s Basilica hosts a choral recital of works by Mro Vella, by the Laudate Pueri choir in the evening.

The Basilica again features on Sunday the 28th with Holy Mass in suffrage of Il‐Ħaġar’s benefactors with the partcipation of the same choir.

These events are being held with the support of the Culture Directorate within the Ministry for Gozo

Participation is, as always, free of charge. However, booking on is essential in order to ensure maximum safety for all patrons.