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Invest Gozo: A Digital Launchpad for Business

Invest Gozo: A Digital Launchpad for Business
Apr 15 2024 Share

The Ministry for Gozo and Planning, together with minister Clint Camilleri, recently unveiled a new digital platform, investgozo.gov.mt, aimed at bolstering business growth in Gozo.

This innovative website is a comprehensive resource for businesses either established in or considering relocating to Gozo, detailing all the information and available schemes designed to support their operations on the island.

Gozo is celebrated for offering a high quality of life that blends professional opportunities with a rich, balanced personal life. It’s an environment where multiculturalism thrives, family values are cherished, and individuals can enjoy a work-life harmony that is unparalleled, making it a coveted destination for those aiming to enhance their business or career in a setting known for its joy and tranquility.

In a recent announcement on Facebook, Minister Camilleri highlighted that the website would feature extensive details on all eligible schemes at both regional and national levels. These include seven incentive schemes ranging from supporting sustainable employment and knowledge-based sectors to promoting teleworking, restoring the MICE sector, boosting adventurous tourism, and enhancing marketing efforts for the accommodation sector and specific niche markets in Gozo for 2024.

Find out more at investgozo.gov.mt

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Festa Season Kicks Off as Floriana Celebrates Feast of St. Publius

Festa Season Kicks Off as Floriana Celebrates Feast of St. Publius
Apr 15 2024 Share

Malta’s eagerly awaited festa season commenced with the village of Floriana celebrating the feast of its patron saint, St. Publius, the first Maltese bishop. This marks the beginning of a vibrant series of festas that span from May to September, each hosted by different villages across the island.

St. Publius is a figure of great historical and religious significance in Malta, and Floriana’s festa in his honour is traditionally the first in the annual cycle of such events. Videos sent to Malta Daily show Floriana natives admire fireworks, pyrotechnics, street celebrations as well as the traditional procession with the statue of St. Publius himself.

 

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The festa season is characterised by colourful processions, fireworks, and community gatherings that blend culture, history, and faith. Each village uniquely celebrates its patron saint, decorating streets with lights and banners, and hosting various events including traditional music and food stalls.

Floriana’s feast sets the tone for the season, with its lively atmosphere and elaborate decorations, providing a festive opening to what is a cherished time of the year for many Maltese residents and visitors alike.

Which village feast do YOU celebrate?

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Maltese Footballer Yankam Nets Second Goal in United States Career

Apr 15 2024 Share

Maltese midfielder Yannick Yankam recently scored his second goal of the season for Kentucky’s Lexington SC in a USL League One match against Spokane Velocity.

 

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The game, which took place on Sunday, saw Yankam scoring the equalising goal in the first half after Lexington fell behind in the 19th minute. This goal follows his first of the season, which he scored last month during Lexington’s home opener, leading his team to a victory against Chattanooga RW.

Despite having played only five games for Lexington so far, Yankam has already made a significant impact, earning a place in the USL 1 Team of the Week twice.

The match against Spokane Velocity concluded with a final score of 2-2. Yankam’s performance continues to highlight his valuable contribution to his team in the early part of the season.

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Meet the Team Driving Project Green

Meet the Team Driving Project Green
Apr 15 2024 Share

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Leading the charge towards a greener future are the dedicated individuals behind Project Green, a dynamic team poised to revolutionise Malta’s landscape with innovative eco-friendly initiatives.

Meet the team behind Project Green:

Joseph Cuschieri – CEO

“I am Joseph Cuschieri, the newly appointed CEO of Project Green. Together with my team we are working relentlessly to develop and implement new greening projects which will have a positive impact on the quality of life of Maltese citizens. As a person who loves the environment, I took on this role with the aim of making a difference in the preservation of our environment and to make Malta and Gozo a better place to live in. Our passion, love, and belief in what we do will propel us to push the boundaries further.”

Beverley Costa – COO

“Hi, I am Beverley Costa, Chief Operations Officer for Project Green. Entrusted with this opportunity, together with my team, we are dedicated to the revitalisation and enhancement of urban spaces through innovative park creation and regeneration initiatives. Our mission is to foster vibrant, sustainable communities by maximising the potential of green spaces to promote environmental stewardship, social equity, and public well-being. Through collaborative partnerships and forward-thinking projects, we strive to transform underutilised areas into thriving hubs of recreation, biodiversity, and cultural enrichment. I am committed to excellence, inclusivity, and environmental sustainability, and through our projects it is the aim to inspire and empower individuals to connect with nature, fostering a greener, healthier, and more resilient urban landscape for generations to come.”

Kirsty Vella – Research & Development

“I am Kirsty Vella, I form part of the Research and Development team as Senior Manager at Project Green, the leading agency responsible for urban greening in Malta. As a member of the R&D unit, I am dedicated to driving innovation and sustainability in urban environments. My role involves overseeing our research initiatives and innovative project ideas, focusing on developing cutting-edge solutions for urban greening tailored to the unique challenges and opportunities presented by urban landscapes. Collaborating closely with interdisciplinary teams and external partners, I strive to integrate innovative practices and strategies that enhance urban biodiversity, improve air and water quality, and create resilient, liveable cities for the community. With strong dedication for environmental stewardship and a commitment to fostering innovative solutions for urban greening, I am proud to contribute to Project Green’s mission of transforming Malta’s urban areas into thriving, sustainable ecosystems.”

Curious to learn more about these eco-visionaries and their groundbreaking projects? Click here – Project Green – YouTube to watch our exclusive Meet the Team videos on YouTube.

From pocket gardens to biodiversity conservation projects, the team behind Project Green is committed to building a more sustainable and resilient Malta. Together, they are shaping a brighter future for the island and inspiring communities worldwide to ameliorate the quality of life for their communities by their communities. Join us on this exciting journey towards a greener, more sustainable Malta!

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