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  • Gibraltar 2019 Natwest International Island Games Art Residency

    Gibraltar 2019 Natwest International Island Games Art Residency Starts on 24th June 2019 Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS) on behalf of HM Government of Gibraltar is organising the Gibraltar 2019 Natwest International Island Games, Art Residency. The project will see visiting artists work in various locations around Gibraltar. The group..

    13-Jun-2019

  • 2019 Natwest International Island Games Commemorative Stamps Artwork to be Exhibited at GEMA

    2019 Natwest International Island Games Commemorative Stamps Artwork to be Exhibited at GEMA The Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games commemorative stamps artworks, produced by local artist Leslie Gaduzo, will be exhibited at the GEMA Gallery as from this week. Leslie Gaduzo was approached by the Gibraltar Phi..

    12-Jun-2019

  • 2019 GIBRALTAR SPRING VISUAL ARTS EXHIBITION

    PRESS RELEASE 2019 GIBRALTAR SPRING VISUAL ARTS EXHIBITION The Gibraltar Spring Visual Arts Exhibition, organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is being held at the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery from 21stMay to 31st May. The Hon. Dr. John Cortes, Minister for Environment officially op..

    22-May-2019

  • Paul Cosquieri enters Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2019

    PAUL COSQUIERI ENTERS ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS SUMMER EXHIBITION 2019 Gibraltar Cultural Services, for the Ministry of Culture, is delighted to announce that ‘Rock of Ages’ by artist Paul Cosquieri has been selected for the 2019 Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition. Out of the approximate 13,000 works that have been submit..

    22-May-2019

  • YOUNG SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

    YOUNG SHAKESPEARE COMPANY Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, have once again partnered with the John Mackintosh Educational Trust to bring leading UK organisation, the Young Shakespeare Company, to Gibraltar, as part of its cultural development and educational programme. The Young Shakespeare Company wi..

    13-May-2019

  • Official Notice Stall Application

    OFFICIAL NOTICE NATIONAL CELEBRATIONS GIBRALTAR FAIR – 23rd AUGUST TO 31ST AUGUST 2019 The SDGG is inviting applications from Registered Charities, Clubs, Associations and commercial entities, who may be interested in setting up a stall, run a small catering stall or a bar facility at this year&rs..

    03-May-2019

  • Fair Launch 2019

    GIBRALTAR FAIR 23RD TO 31ST AUGUST 2019 The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group (SDGG) is pleased to announce that arrangements are well under way for the annual Gibraltar Fair which will take place at last year’s site in Queensway, from Friday 23rd August to Saturday 31st August 2019. The events ar..

    03-May-2019

  • Library Storytelling Session

    Library Storytelling Session Story telling sessions for young children at the John Mackintosh Hall Library have started this week, to a great response. The initiative promoted on social media has proved popular with the first few sessions fully subscribed in the space of 24 hours. The scheme is being run on behalf of the Ministry of Culture ..

    04-Apr-2019

  • Gibraltar Youth Day - Programme of Events 2019

    GIBRALTAR YOUTH DAY PROGRAMME OF EVENTS The Gibraltar Youth Day Committee (comprised of young people) supported by Gibraltar Cultural Services and the Gibraltar Youth Service, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture,the Media, Youth and Sport will once again be organising a Youth Day. The event will be held at the John Mackintosh Hall on ..

    01-Apr-2019

  • 2019 GIBRALTAR SPRING FESTIVAL LOGO WINNERS

    2019 GIBRALTAR SPRING FESTIVAL LOGO WINNERS Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry for Culture, have announced the winner for this year’s Spring Festival Logo competition. The First Prize and winning entry was awarded to Stefano Plantone. The winning entry will receive a cash prize of £500, with the logo d..

    29-Mar-2019

  • Miss Gibraltar Contestants Support GibSams

    MISS GIBRALTAR CONTESTANTS SUPPORT GIBSAMS YDS is proud to announce that the Miss Gibraltar contestants have chosen to support the local charity GibSams during this year’s Miss Gibraltar campaign. The contestants all felt that that GibSams was providing a much-needed anonymous and confidential service for the whole community..

    25-Mar-2019

  • Gibraltar Drama Festival 2019 Results

    Gibraltar Drama Festival 2019 Results At the Gala Night of the Gibraltar Drama Festival held at the Ince’s Hall Theatre on Saturday 23rd March 2019, the Adjudicator, Cherry Stephenson GODA, reached the following decision on the Awards: ADJUDICATORS’ AWARD was awarded to GAMPA Juniors for their play ‘Small Fry’...

    25-Mar-2019

  • Short Story Competition Initiative

    Short Story Competition Initiative Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture in collaboration with the Gibraltar Tourist Board will be offering the winners of this year’s short story competition an opportunity to be involved in the Gibunco Gibraltar International Literary Festival. The winners in each cate..

    22-Mar-2019

  • Fan Zone for Gibraltar v Republic of Ireland Match

    Fan Zone for Gibraltar v Republic of Ireland Match Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, the Media, Youth & Sport confirms that Grand Casemates Square will be designated as a Fan Zone for the Gibraltar versus Republic of Ireland match on Saturday 23rd March 2019. A TV screen and sound system will be set..

    19-Mar-2019

  • MISS GIBRALTAR & INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2019

    MISS GIBRALTAR & INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2019 To celebrate the International Women’s Day held annually on the 8th March, the Miss Gibraltar 2019 contestants “struck a pose” with Her Worship the Mayor, Kaiane Aldorino Lopez GMH to promote the IWD campaign theme #BalanceforBetter (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag..

    07-Mar-2019

  • MAY DAY 2019 – International Acts

    PRESS RELEASE MAY DAY 2019 – International Acts Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of H.M. Government of Gibraltar is delighted to announce the three international acts that will be performing at the May Day Celebrations at Grand Casemates Square, on Wednesday 1st May 2019. Three international acts have been inv..

    06-Mar-2019

  • Gibraltar Drama Festival 2019 – Adjudicator announcement

    Gibraltar Drama Festival 2019 – Adjudicator announcement Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce that the adjudicator who will be coming over for the 2019 Gibraltar Drama Festival is Mrs Cherry Stephenson. Ms Stephenson has trained in Drama at the Bretton Hall College of Educatio..

    06-Mar-2019

  • Donation to the John Mackintosh Hall

    Donation to the John Mackintosh Hall Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture welcomes the donation of a Bechstein piano to the John Mackintosh Hall for community use. This is a direct donation by Ruth Parasol from the Parasol Foundation via the Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts. It was the Academy Direct..

    04-Mar-2019

  • New Cultural Awards

    Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture will be introducing the Cultural Awards to celebrate the best of Gibraltar’s arts and culture. It will recognise cultural potential, ability, talent and achievement and will support our community’s cultural development. The Cultural Awards will re..

    15-Feb-2019

  • Dolphin’s Youth Club Presents: Wellness Day

    Dolphin’s Youth Club Presents: Wellness Day As part of Children’s Mental Health Week, Dolphin’s Youth Club have the pleasure of teaming up with local professionals to provide all its members with a fun-filled Wellness Day this coming Saturday 9th February between 10am and 4pm. The day is about encouraging young peopl..

    08-Feb-2019

  • Young Art Competition Reminder 2019

    PRESS RELEASE 2019 ANNUAL ART COMPETITION FOR YOUNG ARTISTS Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is reminding local artists to participate in the annual Art Competition for Young Artists that will be held in February 2019. Closing date for receipt of entries is 6pm on Friday 15th February 20..

    07-Feb-2019

  • Calentita & Summer Nights 2019

    CALENTITA & SUMMER NIGHTS 2019 Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce the organisation of two of its cultural events to coincide with the Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games, in July. The gastronomic food festival ‘Calentita’ will once again be organised ..

    05-Feb-2019

  • Easterly Winds opens in Cadiz

    PRESS RELEASE EASTERLY WINDS OPENS IN CADIZ The Minister for Culture, The Hon. Steven Linares MP, yesterday opened an exhibition at the ‘Palacio de la Diputación Provincial de Cadiz’, featuring 17 Gibraltarian artists. The platform is a cultural art exchange between HM Government of Gibraltar and Diputaci..

    31-Jan-2019

  • Youth Arts Jamboree Programme

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is launching this year’s Youth Arts Jamboree, a cultural development programme dedicated to young people. The activities offered in the programme are all geared for children and young people aged between 2 and 25 years old. The Jamboree will be held from the 1..

    25-Jan-2019

  • Spring Festival Short Story Competition 2019

    Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, the Gibraltar Chronicle and the Department of Education, will hold a Short Story Competition as part of the Gibraltar Spring Festival 2019. The competition is open to both Gibraltarians and residents of Gibraltar who may submit one piece of work, in any subject. ..

    24-Jan-2019

  • MISS GIBRALTAR 2019 - RECRUITING OF CONTESTANTS NOW OPEN

    MISS GIBRALTAR 2019 - RECRUITING OF CONTESTANTS NOW OPEN Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is inviting young women to sign up to the 2019 Miss Gibraltar Pageant. The event will be held on Saturday 1st June 2019 and will be produced by YDS for HM Government of Gibraltar. Contestants must be aged between 1..

    21-Jan-2019

  • GibTalks 2019 - Speakers Announcement

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, working alongside playwright, actor, director, and teacher, Julian Felice, will be holding the GibTalks event on Saturday 2nd February 2019 at the John Mackintosh Hall. The idea is styled on the very successful TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) series of talks (www.ted.com (http://www.ted.com/)), GibTalks will..

    04-Jan-2019

  • Gibraltar Exhibitions of Modern Art Gallery Opening Hours

    Gibraltar Exhibitions of Modern Art Gallery Opening Hours Gibraltar Cultural Services will be extending the opening hours of the Gibraltar Exhibitions of Modern Art Gallery, two evenings a week, as from the New Year. The new hours will launch on the week starting 14th January 2019, and will run every Tuesday and Thursday, from 11am to 6pm. T..

    21-Dec-2018

  • Young Art Competition 2019

    PRESS RELEASE 2019 ANNUAL ART COMPETITION FOR YOUNG ARTISTS Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is inviting local artists to participate in the annual Art Competition for Young Artists that will be held in February 2019. Closing date for receipt of entries is 6pm on Friday 15th February 2019. ..

    19-Dec-2018

  • GEMA - Artist Calling

    PRESS RELEASE The Gibraltar Cultural Services is inviting local artists to apply for the use of a vault at the GEMA gallery to exhibit their work. As recently announced at the GEMA Open Day, the initiative aims to encourage the promotion of the modern arts, provide more opportunities for artists, and promote the Gallery. GC..

    17-Dec-2018

  • MISS GIBRALTAR PAGEANT 2019

    MISS GIBRALTAR PAGEANT 2019 Gibraltar Cultural Service on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is pleased to announce that the tender for the organisation, production and staging of the Miss Gibraltar Pageant 2019 has been awarded to YDS. Two other tender applications were received. The 2019 Miss Gibraltar Pageant will be held on Sa..

    12-Dec-2018

  • THREE KINGS CAVALCADE 5TH JANUARY 2019 – ARRANGEMENTS FOR DISTRIBUTION OF SWEETS

    THREE KINGS CAVALCADE 5TH JANUARY 2019 – ARRANGEMENTS FOR DISTRIBUTION OF SWEETS As the festive season comes into full swing, arrangements are well underway for the organisation of the Three Kings’ Cavalcade, organised by the Cavalcade Committee. The Gibraltar Cultural Services have been working closely with the committee to ensu..

    11-Dec-2018

  • GibTalks 2019 - Ticket sales

    GIB-TALKS 2018 Gibraltar Cultural Services, working alongside teacher and playwright Julian Felice, will be holding a conference event on Saturday 2nd February 2019 at the John Mackintosh Hall. Based on the successful TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) series of talks (www.ted.com (http://www.ted.com/)), Gib Talks will see a range of ..

    05-Dec-2018

  • Kim-Peter Waltzer-Girda Exhibition

    Kim-Peter Waltzer-Girda fell in love with Gibraltar after his first visit to the Rock. For the last twenty years Kim-Peter has been creating his sculptures exclusively for private collectors based in the USA, Finland, Japan and UK. Uniqueness and mystique of Gibraltar influenced the artist’s decision to show his masterpieces on t..

    04-Dec-2018

  • Winning Poems in the Adult Category

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2018 Winning Poems in the Adult Category Overall Winner and Best Poem in the Spanish Language: Levi Attias for 'Esclavo en La Infancia'. ¡Muchos! Más que muchísimos. Millones, aún con escasos años; millones, forzados a superar lo insuperable. Millones, atormentados por maldito en..

    04-Dec-2018

  • Winning Poems for School Years 4-5

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2018 Winning Poems for School Years 4-5 Winner: Shimon Reuben for ' The Night'. In the night when there’s only a little bit of light, From the shining moon, twinkling stars and flashing bright city lights, I lie in my bed feeling bored, feeling calm, Hearing sounds that I only hear at this time of night &nd..

    04-Dec-2018

  • Winning Poems for School Years 6-7

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2018 Winning Poems for School Years 6-7 Winner: Alana Sacarello for 'Fruit!'. Mummy says fruit is good for me I’d have it any time of the day I love it not because I should I’d eat it come what may. U love the green ones, red ones, Squishy, squashy orange ones Sharp ones, sweet ones Crun..

    04-Dec-2018

  • Winning Poems for School Years 8-11

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2018 Winning Poems for School Years 8-11 Winner: Louis Bruce for 'The Piano'. I sit down in front of the black and white keys, Little hammers strike the strings, Making them resonate, Inside the intricate system, Smooth ivory strips flow. All starts flowing, Body, soul and mind connect, Melody and harm..

    04-Dec-2018

  • Winning poem for School Years 12-13

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2018 Winning Poem for School Years 12-13 Carmen Anderson for 'All Make of Shoes'. First the dapper desert boots, Tan suede, grainy like sand dunes. They must have made a comeback Since I was a boy, I wish I could too. Here some sturdy black boots stomp, Steel toes coated with cement dust, Poun..

    04-Dec-2018

  • Non Plus Ultra - Paul Cosquieri

    Non Plus Ultra! The new mural at the Gibraltar University has been both an artistic and personal journey for artist Paul Cosquieri who describes the final piece as part intentional part accident. Decorating the Common Room wall at the educational facility the work tells a story about Gibraltar celebrating its past and present. The Presi..

    04-Dec-2018

  • NEW YEAR’S CLASSICAL CONCERT

    PRESS RELEASE NEW YEAR’S CLASSICAL CONCERT Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce the New Year’s Classical Concert for 2019 as part of its cultural events calendar. The event will be organised by the Gibraltar Philharmonic Society on behalf of HM GOG. The Soci..

    29-Nov-2018

  • Mark Baglietto, Pilar Alecio & Christine Borge - 'Expressions'

    Artists Mark Baglietto, Pilar Alecio, Christine Borge, present an artistic collaboration at the Fine Arts Gallery. The joint exhibition between these three friends features very distinct styles and mediums. Mark Baglietto, is exhibiting over 30 artworks, describing the goal of his art “as a vital expression of self “. Col..

    27-Nov-2018

  • CHRISTMAS FAIR ATTRACTIONS

    CHRISTMAS FAIR ATTRACTIONS The Gibraltar Cultural Services, for the Ministry of Culture, have announced that the traditional Fair attractions will once again be in Gibraltar throughout the Christmas Festive Season. The attractions shall be based at John Mackintosh Square from the Saturday 1st December 2018 to Sunday 13th ..

    14-Nov-2018

  • NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATIONS

    NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATIONS The Gibraltar Cultural Services, for the Ministry of Culture is pleased to announce the programme of events for this year’s New Year’s Eve Celebrations. The events that are been organised by Axle Media will be held on Monday 31st December 2018 at Casemates Square from 10.30pm to 3am on Tuesday..

    14-Nov-2018

  • Christmas Festival of Lights 2018

    Christmas Festival of Lights 2018 This year’s Christmas Festival of Lights, organised by the Gibraltar Cultural Services, for the Ministry of Culture, and the Gibraltar Electricity Authority will be held at on Friday 23rd November 2018 at John Mackintosh Square. The entertainment will be presented by Christian Santos ..

    14-Nov-2018

  • AUTUMN POETRY & BOOKMARK COMPETITION 2018

    AUTUMN POETRY & BOOKMARK COMPETITION 2018 The annual Poetry Competition organised by the Ministry of Culture, in conjunction with the Gibraltar Cultural Services, the Gibraltar Chronicle, attracted a total of 233 entries. HE The Governor Lt Gen Ed Davis CB CBE and The Minister for Culture, the Hon Steven Linares MP, presented..

    14-Nov-2018

  • Cycling Marathon - Kms for Pounds

    CYCLING MARATHON FOR GBC OPEN DAY FUND Gibraltar Cultural Services recently organised a 12 hour cycling marathon on Friday 9th November 2018 at the John Mackintosh Hall. GCS managed to raise almost £1,400 for the GBC Open Day Fund. The total kilometres cycled at the end of the marathon were 700kms. GCS would like to exchange..

    13-Nov-2018

  • Miss Gibraltar Leaves for Miss World

    Miss Gibraltar 2018 has today left to the Miss World pageant in Sanya China. Star Farrugia is looking forward to the experience and says her reign so far has been amazing, presenting plenty of opportunities. The 22-year old has been busy with her charitable efforts in support of Clubhouse Gibraltar, a cause she says is close to her heart. ..

    08-Nov-2018

  • CYCLING MARATHON FOR GBC OPEN DAY FUND

    CYCLING MARATHON FOR GBC OPEN DAY FUND Gibraltar Cultural Services is hosting a 12-hour cycling marathon on Friday 9th November 2018. The event is in support of the GBC Open Day, which this year takes place on Wednesday 12th of December. Cultural Services has also collected monies throughout the year with numerous dress down Fr..

    07-Nov-2018

  • 45th Gibraltar International Competition 2018 - Adjudicator Comments

    “Surprisingly daring and full of lots of professional qualities”, that’s how this year’s International Art adjudicator has described the competition. Brian Catling RA, says he’s impressed with the standard of work at the 45th edition of the event, which this year attracted 123 entries. 76 artists from Gibraltar..

    07-Nov-2018

  • Poetry Workshop

    A Gibraltar Writers poetry workshop will be hosted by Giordano Durante on Tuesday 6th November at 6:30pm at the John Mackintosh Hall. Writers are encouraged to bring along any completed poems or works in progress for constructive feedback. Giordano will also share writing tips to help aspiring poets who wish to improve their existing work or branc..

    18-Oct-2018

  • GCS Cycling Marathon 2018

    CYCLING MARATHON FOR GBC OPEN DAY FUND Gibraltar Cultural Services will be organising a 12 hour cycling marathon on Friday 9th November 2018. The marathon will be held in its premises at John Mackintosh Hall. All proceeds collected on this day, will be presented to GBC on the 12th December 2018 at their annual fundrais..

    16-Oct-2018

  • Gib Talks 2018 Launch

    Gib Talks 2018 Launch Gibraltar Cultural Services, working alongside teacher and playwright Julian Felice, will be holding the annual conference event on Saturday 2 nd February 2019 at the John Mackintosh Hall. Based on the successful TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) series of talks (www.ted.com), Gib Talks will see a range of local speaker..

    16-Oct-2018

  • Gibraltar Exhibition of Modern Art - GEMA

    GIBRALTAR EXHIBITIONS OF MODERN ART – G.E.M.A. An Open Day will be held at the Gibraltar Exhibition of Modern Art Gallery (GEMA) to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the gallery and to present to the public a new exhibition. The Gallery which is located in Montagu Bastion, Line Wall Road, was officially inaugurated in November 2015. The Ope..

    09-Oct-2018

  • Gibraltar International Drama Festival 2019

    GIBRALTAR INTERNATIONAL DRAMA FESTIVAL 2019 The Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is pleased to announce that the Gibraltar International Drama Festival will take place at the Ince’s Hall Theatre between Monday 18th and Saturday 23rd March 2019. The Festival is open to any drama group and will be of a..

    09-Oct-2018

  • Miss Gibraltar 2019 Application

    MISS GIBRALTAR PAGEANT 2019 Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture invites applications for the Organisation, Production and Staging of the Miss Gibraltar Pageant 2019. Further details, conditions of tender and tender documents may be obtained from: Gibraltar Cultural Services 308 Main Street, Gi..

    09-Oct-2018

  • Press Release - Gibraltar Fair 2018 - SDGG Thanks

    5th September 2018 PRESS RELEASE GIBRALTAR FAIR 2018 The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group (SDGG) would like to thank all the residents of Mid Town Estate, Edinburgh Estate, Queensway, Line Wall Road and the surroundings areas for putting up with the noise levels at the fairground for nine days. Fortunato Azzopardi..

    05-Sep-2018

  • National Celebrations - Photographic Exhibition Results

    National Celebrations Photographic Exhibition The Photographic competitive exhibition ‘Our Gibraltar’, organised by the Gibraltar Photographic Society in collaboration with the Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is currently being held at the John Mackintosh Hall. The Minister for Culture, T..

    30-Aug-2018

  • Press Release - Gibraltar 2019 Island Games - Call for artists & creative thinkers

    PRESS RELEASE GIBRALTAR 2019 NATWEST INTERNATIONAL ISLAND GAMES ART RESIDENCY CALL FOR MULTI DISCIPLINARY ARTISTS & CREATIVE THINKERS Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS) will be organising the Gibraltar 2019 Natwest International Island Games Art Residency at various locations in Gibraltar in June and July 2019. The a..

    29-Aug-2018

  • National Day 2018 - Final Programme of Events

    PRESS RELEASE GIBRALTAR NATIONAL DAY EVENTS Monday 10th September 2018 The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group has released the final programme of events for this year’s Gibraltar National Day on Monday 10th September 2018. The events are being organised by the SDGG, with the Gibraltar Cultural Services collaboratin..

    20-Aug-2018

  • National Day Accessibility Passes - Reminder

    PRESS RELEASE GIBRALTAR NATIONAL DAY EVENTS Monday 10th September 2018 The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group (SDGG) wishes to remind persons wanting a space at the wheelchair viewing platform or the stand for persons with a mobility disability that the closing date is Tuesday 28th August 2018. Persons will be able t..

    09-Aug-2018

  • 45th Gibraltar International Art Competition 2018

    45th GIBRALTAR INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION 2018 Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is inviting entries for the 45th Gibraltar International Art Competition. Entries will be exhibited at the Gustavo Bacarisas Galleries from the 7th to the 17th November 2018. The competition is open to anyone aged 16 and..

    08-Aug-2018

  • International Art Competition 2018

    PRESS RELEASE 45th GIBRALTAR INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION 2018 Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is inviting entries for the 45th Gibraltar International Art Competition. Entries will be exhibited at the Gustavo Bacarisas Galleries from the 7th to the 17th November 2018. The competition is o..

    08-Aug-2018

  • National Celebrations 2018 - Boat Procession

    PRESS RELEASE NATIONAL CELEBRATIONS BOAT PROCESSION The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group is pleased to announce that a Boat Procession will be organised as part of the National Celebrations on Saturday 8th September 2018 at 8pm. The event is being organised by the Rector of the Shrine of Our Lady of Europe w..

    02-Aug-2018

  • Opening of the Gibraltar Fair and Pavilions

    PRESS RELEASE GIBRALTAR FAIR 24th AUGUST TO 1st SEPTEMBER 2018 The Minister for Culture, the Hon Steven Linares accompanied by Miss Gibraltar Star Farrugia, will officially inaugurate the Gibraltar Fair on Friday 24th August 2018 at 7pm. The Minister will also be accompanied by the organising team from the SDGG and the Gibral..

    02-Aug-2018

  • NATIONAL CELEBRATIONS 2018 - ILLUMINATIONS

    PRESS RELEASE 2018 GIBRALTAR NATIONAL CELEBRATIONS Friday 24th August marks the start of Gibraltar’s National Celebrations organised by the Self Determination for Gibraltar Group (SDGG) in conjunction with the Gibraltar Cultural Services. As from Friday and for a period of three weeks, the Moorish Cast..

    01-Aug-2018

  • NATIONAL CELEBRATIONS SHOP WINDOW & PATIO COMPETITIONS - REMINDER

    PRESS RELEASE NATIONAL CELEBRATIONS 2018 - SHOP WINDOW AND PATIO COMPETITIONS The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group (SDGG) are reminding the general public of the Shop Window and the Block and Patio competitions as part of the National Celebrations for 2018. Entry forms can be collected and handed ..

    31-Jul-2018

  • BOOK FAIRS AT SUMMER NIGHTS

    PRESS RELEASE - Book Fairs at Summer Nights The annual Summer Nights are currently being held every Thursday and Saturday, until Saturday 11th August 2018. At the Summer Nights event on Thursday 19th July, the Gibraltar Cultural Services Library Team, held a Book Fair at Casemates Square. All books were free of charge, with the public..

    31-Jul-2018

  • National Day 2018 - Programme of Events

    PRESS RELEASE GIBRALTAR NATIONAL DAY EVENTS Monday 10th September 2018 The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group has announced the programme of events for this year’s Gibraltar National Day on Monday 10th September 2018. The events are being organised by the SDGG, with the Gibraltar Cultural Services collabora..

    27-Jul-2018

  • National Celebrations 2018 - Classical Concert

    PRESS RELEASE - Gibraltar National Celebrations - Classical Concert The Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is pleased to announce the details for this year’s Classical Concert as part of the National Celebrations. The concert will be held on Thursday 6th September 2018 at St Michael’s Cave at 8pm. ..

    27-Jul-2018

  • National Celebrations 2018 - Photographic Competitive Exhibition - REMINDER

    PRESS RELEASE: Gibraltar National Celebrations 2018 - Photographic Competitive Exhibition - REMINDER Gibraltar Cultural Services, for the Ministry of Culture, is inviting entries for their annual National Celebrations Photographic Competitive Exhibition. The competition is organised by the Gibraltar Photographic Society. The competiti..

    27-Jul-2018

  • National Day Events 2018 - Aerial Display

    PRESS RELEASE GIBRALTAR NATIONAL DAY EVENTS The SDGG is delighted to confirm that as part of the National Day events, they have acquired the services of the Rich Goodwin Air Shows from the United Kingdom. There will be a fly pass over Casemates Square at approximately 1pm, with two displays also featuring during the afternoon. At..

    26-Jul-2018

  • Gibraltarian Artist in Berlin Residency

    Gibraltarian artist, Naomi Martinez is currently representing Gibraltar at the Berlin Art Residency, where she is developing her ideas in urban public spaces. The Berlin art residence exchange programme is a cultural development initiative organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, together with Lichtenberg Studi..

    26-Jul-2018

  • National Celebrations 2018 - Art Competition

    Gibraltar National Celebrations - Art Exhibition The Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce the details for this year’s Art Exhibition as part of the National Celebrations that are being organised by the Fine Arts Association. The competition is open to all Fine Arts Associ..

    26-Jul-2018

  • National Celebrations 2018 - Children's Fancy Dress Competition

    OFFICIAL NOTICE NATIONAL DAY 2018 CHILDREN’S FANCY DRESS COMPETITION This year the National Day Fancy Dress Competition will be organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Self Determination for Gibraltar Group on Monday 10th September 2018 at the Lobby of Parliament in Main Street. ..

    26-Jul-2018

  • Autumn Programme 2018 - Official Notice

    OFFICIAL NOTICE Autumn Cultural Programme 2018 Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture invites all groups organising events from the 1st October 2018 to 31st December 2018 to submit information for inclusion in the Autumn Cultural 2018 programme. Organisers who wish to inc..

    24-Jul-2018

  • Gibraltar Fair 2018 - Official Traffic Notice

    OFFICIAL NOTICE GIBRALTAR FAIR 2018 TRAFFIC NOTICE In connection with this year’s fair, parking will not be permitted in the following areas as follows: Coaling Island parking from 0800 hours on Thursday 16th August 2018 until 0800 hours on Tuesday 4th September 2018..

    24-Jul-2018

  • Gibraltar Fair 2018 - Easy Access Pass

    PRESS RELEASE Gibraltar Fair 2018 – Inclusive and Sensory Adaptations Gibraltar Cultural Services Agency, the Self Determination Group for Gibraltar (SDGG) and the Ministry of Equality have been working together once again for the purposes of making the Gibraltar Fair more inclusive and sensory friendly. These ad..

    24-Jul-2018

  • Gibraltar Fair 2018

    PRESS RELEASE GIBRALTAR FAIR 24th AUGUST TO 1st SEPTEMBER 2018 The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group (SDGG) is pleased to announce that arrangements are well under way for the annual Gibraltar Fair which will take place at the former Rooke site, in Queensway, from Friday 24th August to Saturday 1s..

    24-Jul-2018

  • National Celebrations 'Our Gibraltar' Photographic Exhibition

    GIBRALTAR NATIONAL CELEBRATIONS 2018 PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITIVE EXHIBITION The Gibraltar Photographic Society, for the Ministry of Culture, is inviting entries for their annual National Celebrations Photographic Competitive Exhibition. Entries will be exhibited at the John Mackintosh Hall from 29th August to 9t..

    24-Jul-2018

  • National Celebrations 2018

    NATIONAL CELEBRATIONS 2018 24th August to 10th September 2018 August Friday 24th August to Saturday 1st September 8.30pm onwards Annual Gibraltar Fair Rooke site Queensway For further information please contact email: info@culture.gi Wednesday 29th to Friday 7th September 8.30am to 9.30pm ..

    24-Jul-2018

  • Autumn Poetry Competition 2018

    PRESS RELEASE Date:12th July 2018 AUTUMN POETRY COMPETITION 2018 Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture and in conjunction with the Gibraltar Chronicle, will hold a Poetry Competition as part of the 2018 Autumn Cultural Programme. The competition is open to Gibraltarians and residents of Gibraltar who..

    13-Jul-2018

  • Cultural Exchange Between Gibraltar and Cadiz

    Cultural Exchange Between Gibraltar and Cadiz Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar and La Diputación de Cadiz are very happy to announce that a cultural art exchange has been arranged for October 2018 and March 2019. The project ‘Easterly Winds’ will be led and curated by Magda Bellotti with Gibraltar Cultura..

    19-Jun-2018

  • Shop Window, Block & Patio Competition 2018

    PRESS RELEASE NATIONAL CELEBRATIONS 2018 The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group (SDGG) are pleased to confirm that this year’s National Celebrations will be held from Friday 24th August to the Monday 10th September 2018. The SDGG is working with the Gibraltar Cultural Services to produce a programme of events fo..

    08-Jun-2018

  • International and Local Chefs Join Calentita Food Festival

    PRESS RELEASE International and Local Chefs Join Calentita Food Festival This year’s Calentita Food Festival, organised by Word of Mouth, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, will feature international chefs running food stalls, and cooking demonstrations. The Organisers have announced: ‘We are really pleased ..

    08-Jun-2018

  • Spring Festival - Short Story Competition 2018

    PRESS RELEASE SPRING FESTIVAL 2018 - SHORT STORY COMPETITION The annual Short Story Competition organised by the Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry for Culture in conjunction with the Gibraltar Chronicle attracted a total of 420 entries from children in School Years 4 to 13 and adults. The Minister for Culture, the..

    07-Jun-2018

  • Gibraltar Book Crossing Day

    PRESS RELEASE SPRING FESTIVAL 2018 – BOOK-CROSSING DAY Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture held a Book Crossing Day on Saturday 2nd June 2018 at the Lobby of Parliament. The event promoted the practice of leaving a book in a public place to be picked up and read by others, who then do likew..

    06-Jun-2018

  • Gibraltar Book Crossing Day

    Spring Festival 2018 – Book-Crossing Day Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is pleased to announce the return of Book-Crossing Day on Saturday 2nd June 2018 at the Lobby of Parliament (Piazza), Main Street, between 11am and 2pm. Local Event At our Local Event, members of the public will be ab..

    29-May-2018

  • Spring Zarzuela 2018

    PRESS RELEASE SPRING ZARZUELA 2018 The Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry for Culture, is pleased to announce the return of the Teatro Lirico Andaluz to perform in Gibraltar as part of the Spring Festival programme. The Teatro Lirico Andaluz will stage the much loved Zarzuela, ‘Gigantes y Cabez..

    16-Apr-2018

  • 2018 Gibraltar Spring Festival Logo Competition Winner

    PRESS RELEASE 2018 Gibraltar Spring Festival Logo Competition Winner Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture have announced the winner for this year’s Spring Festival Logo competition. First Prize: Steven Aguilera (Adult entry) The winning entry will receive a cash prize of £300 with t..

    11-Apr-2018

  • Spring Festival - Celebration of Opera Concert

    PRESS RELEASE SPRING FESTIVAL - CELEBRATION OF OPERA CONCERT Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is pleased to announce the details for this year’s Classical Concert as part of the Spring Festival. The Celebration of Opera Concert will be held on Wednesday 9th May 2018 at the Convent Ballroom at 7..

    11-Apr-2018

  • May Day Celebrations 2018

    The Gibraltar Government in collaboration with the Gibraltar Cultural Services will be organising this year’s May Day celebrations. Celebrations will begin at 11 am . At 12:30 there will be a Union Rally including various speakers, followed by live music and performances. The May Day Celebrations begin at 11am from the Square w..

    11-Apr-2018

  • GIBRALTAR SPRING FESTIVAL 2018 - SPRING VISUAL ARTS COMPETITION

    PRESS RELEASE GIBRALTAR SPRING FESTIVAL 2018 - SPRING VISUAL ARTS COMPETITION Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, will hold the Spring Visual Arts Competition in May 2018 as part of the Gibraltar Spring Festival. The competition will once again see the categories for painting, sculpture, photog..

    15-Mar-2018

  • GIBRALTAR - BERLIN CULTURAL EXCHANGE – CALL FOR ARTIST

    PRESS RELEASE GIBRALTAR - BERLIN CULTURAL EXCHANGE – CALL FOR ARTISTS Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, will once again be organising the Gibraltar-Berlin Art Residency. The cultural exchange is organised in conjunction with Lichtenberg Studios and is a programme for artists working in any medi..

    15-Mar-2018

  • Youth Open Day

    Gibraltar Cultural Services and the Gibraltar Youth Service, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, the Media, Youth and Sport will be organising a Youth Open Day as part of the first ever Youth Arts Jamboree. The event will be held at the Central Hall on Saturday 10th March 2018 from 10am to 5pm. The Youth Open Day will be a cultural and y..

    06-Mar-2018

  • Gibraltar Spring Festival 2018 - Logo & Short Story Competitions

    PRESS RELEASE Gibraltar Spring Festival 2018 - Logo & Short Story Competitions Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture wishes to remind the general public of the closing dates for the 2018 Spring Festival Logo and Short Story Competitions. THE LOGO COMPETITION is open to persons of all ages who m..

    06-Mar-2018

  • Drama Festival Programme 2018

    GIBRALTAR DRAMA FESTIVAL 2018 Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce the 2018 Gibraltar Drama Festival will take place from Tuesday 20th to Saturday 24th March 2018. All performances will take place at the Ince’s Hall. A total of 12 plays will be presented as follows: Dates: Tu..

    05-Mar-2018

  • ART COMPETITION FOR YOUNG ARTISTS 2018

    ART COMPETITION FOR YOUNG ARTISTS 2018 The Art Competition for Young Artists organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is being held at the John Mackintosh Hall. The Minister for Culture, The Hon Steven Linares officially opened the Exhibition and presented the awards on Monday 26th February 2018. ..

    27-Feb-2018

  • Poetry Slam

    PRESS RELEASE Poetry Slam On behalf of the Ministry of Culture, the Gibraltar Cultural Services as part of its cultural development programme is pleased to announce a Poetry Slam. The Poetry Slam will be held at the Central Hall on Saturday 3rd of March offering workshops lead by local poet Jonathan Teuma and Tanya Santini for ..

    15-Feb-2018

  • 2018 ANNUAL ART COMPETITION FOR YOUNG ARTISTS

    PRESS RELEASE No: 60/2018 2018 ANNUAL ART COMPETITION FOR YOUNG ARTISTS Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is reminding local artists to participate in the annual Art Competition for Young Artists that will be held in February 2018. Closing date for receipt of entries is 6pm on Friday 16th Fe..

    06-Feb-2018

  • New Chief Executive Officer at GCS

    PRESS RELEASE Gibraltar Cultural Services is pleased to announce that Seamus Byrne has been promoted to the post of Chief Executive Officer. Mr Byrne is taking over from Yvette Zarb Bensusan who recently retired after 40 years public service. Seamus Byrne commenced his employment as a civil servant in 1999 at the Department of Social Se..

    01-Feb-2018

  • MISS GIBRALTAR 2018 - RECRUITING OF CONTESTANTS

    PRESS RELEASE MISS GIBRALTAR 2018 - RECRUITING OF CONTESTANTS Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is inviting young ladies to sign up to the 2018 Miss Gibraltar Pageant. The Pageant will be held on Saturday 30th June 2018. The event will be produced by Santos Productions for HM Government of..

    01-Feb-2018

  • Event Tenders for 2018 & 2019

    Event Tenders for 2018 and 2019 Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce that the following tenders have been awarded for 2018 and 2019: Calentita Gastronomy Festival has been awarded to Word of Mouth. The annual event will once again be organised at Casemates Square and Market Place..

    19-Jan-2018

  • Gibtalks 2018 - Schedule

    GIB-TALKS SCHEDULE Gibraltar Cultural Services, working alongside teacher and playwright Julian Felice, will be holding a conference event on Saturday 10th February 2018 at the John Mackintosh Hall. Gib Talks will see a range of local speakers who will deliver fifteen-minute talks on a broad spectrum of subjects with the aim of focusi..

    19-Jan-2018

  • World Book Day Celebrations

    World Book Day Celebrations Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is once again organising ‘World Book Day’ at the John Mackintosh Hall on Thursday 1st March 2018. This year’s theme is Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling. Story Time with live Performance by GCS staff, Angela Jenkins, Transitio..

    16-Jan-2018

  • Gibraltar Spring Festival 2018 - Logo Competition

    Gibraltar Spring Festival 2018 - Logo Competition The Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is once again holding a competition to select a Logo for the Gibraltar Spring Festival 2018. The competition is open to all ages. Entrants may submit up to two original works. Entries must be submitted in an A4 siz..

    16-Jan-2018

  • Gibraltar Spring Festival 2018 - Short Story Competition

    Gibraltar Spring Festival 2018 - Short Story Competition Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture and in conjunction with the Gibraltar Chronicle and the Department of Education will hold a Short Story Competition as part of this year’s Gibraltar Spring Festival 2018. The competition is open to both Gi..

    16-Jan-2018

  • The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

    PRESS RELEASE Date: 5th January 2018 The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is issuing an invitation to all Gibraltarian artists who wish to take part in the long-standing Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition. Applications are now being invited by the Ro..

    05-Jan-2018

  • “Rock Fashion Rocks!” - Retrospective Exhibition on Fashion Design in Gibraltar

    “Rock Fashion Rocks!” - Retrospective Exhibition on Fashion Design in Gibraltar A major fashion exhibition is being planned by the Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture. This exhibition will celebrate the history and development of fashion design in Gibraltar. Among the exhibits will be severa..

    05-Jan-2018

  • GibTalks 2018

    PRESS RELEASE Gibraltar Cultural Services, working alongside playwright, actor, director, and teacher, Julian Felice, will be holding the GibTalks event on Saturday 10th February 2018 at the John Mackintosh Hall. The idea is styled on the very successful TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) series of talks (www.ted.com (http://www...

    03-Jan-2018

  • Ince's Hall Refurbishment

    PRESS RELEASE No: 1/2018 Date: 2nd January 2018 Ince’s Hall Refurbishment Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce that the second phase of the Ince’s Hall Theatre north façade refurbishment is now complete. Internal refurbishment to the theatre stage to..

    03-Jan-2018

  • Events 2018 & 2019 Official Notice

    3rd October 2017 EVENTS 2018 and 2019 Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture invites applications for the Organisation, Production and Staging of: · Calentita Nights 2018 and 2019 · Gibraltar Summer Nights 2018 and 2019 Further details, conditi..

    06-Oct-2017