George Cross 70th Anniversary Celebrations 2012
Saturday 14 April
0930-1200 hrs Exhibition of the George Cross medal, Auberge de Castille, Valletta
1100 hrs George Cross Island Association service and wreath laying ceremony attended by the President of Malta HE Dr George Abela, the Prime Minister the Hon Lawrence Gonzi and His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester, Siege Bell, Valletta.
1215 hrs Tree planting ceremony to mark the Diamond Jubiliee of HM Queen Elizabeth II and 70th anniversary of the George Cross Award to the people of Malta attended by the President of Malta HE Dr George Abela, the Prime Minister the Hon Lawrence Gonzi and His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester. Lower Barrakka Gardens, Valletta.
1930 hrs Inauguration ceremony of the Restoration of the War Memorial by the Prime Minister, The Hon Lawrence Gonzi, War Memorial, Floriana
Sunday 15 April
1800 hrs Pontifical Mass celebrated by the Archbishop H G Mgr Pawlu Cremon, St John’s Co Cathedral, Valletta
1930 hrs Official ceremony commemorating the Award of the George Cross to the People of Malta, St George’s Square, Valletta