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  • Presentation of Cheques - National Day 2017

    PRESS RELEASE No: 552/2017 Date: 20th September 2017 Presentation of Cheques – National Day 2017 The Minister for Culture, the Hon Steven Linares, today presented cheques on behalf of the Self Determination for Gibraltar Group to the value of £10,400. These funds were collected during the Gibra..

    21-Sep-2017

  • Gibraltar Fair Easy Access Pass

    PRESS RELEASE The Gibraltar Fair starts this weekend. The Ministry of Equality would like to remind the general public of the launch of the Easy Access Pass for people with disabilities, to be used at this year’s Gibraltar fair. The deadline to submit applicat..

    15-Aug-2017

  • Gibraltar Fair 2017 – Launch of Inclusive and Sensory Adaptations

    PRESS RELEASE Gibraltar Fair 2017 – Launch of Inclusive and Sensory Adaptations The Minister for Equality, the Hon Samantha Sacramento MP, is pleased to announce the establishment of a new partnership. The Ministry of Equality, Gibraltar Cultural Services Agency and the Self Determination Group for Gibraltar (SDGG)..

    10-Aug-2017

  • SDGG National Day Banner

    PRESS RELEASE SDGG NATIONAL DAY BANNER The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group (SDGG) would like to inform the general public that they will be manning a stand at the Piazza so that Gibraltarians can sign the National Day banner. The stand will be set up every day from Friday 1st to Thursday 7th September from 11am to..

    10-Aug-2017

  • National Celebrations Illuminations

    PRESS RELEASE 2017 GIBRALTAR NATIONAL CELEBRATIONS Friday 18th August marks the start of Gibraltar’s Nationals Celebrations organised by the Self Determination for Gibraltar Group (SDGG) in conjunction with the Gibraltar Cultural Services. As from Friday 18th August, and for over three weeks, the Moorish Castle will b..

    10-Aug-2017

  • Reminder for accessibility passes for National Day

    PRESS RELEASE GIBRALTAR NATIONAL DAY EVENTS Sunday 10th September 2017 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 Friday 25th August 2017. Persons will be able t..

    07-Aug-2017

  • Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra

    Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar is pleased to announce the details for the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra as part of the National Celebrations and commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum. The concert will be held on Saturday 9th September at the Victoria..

    27-Jul-2017

  • Gibraltar Spring Visual Arts Competition

    PRESS RELEASE No: 268/2017 Date: 3rd May 2017 Gibraltar Spring Festival 2017 - Visual Arts Competition Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry for Culture, is organising the Spring Visual Arts Competition. GCS wishes to remind local artists that entries for the paintings, sculpture and photographic categor..

    03-May-2017

  • New Policy for Cultural Organisation Register

    Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is reminding all cultural entities that the closing date to hand in cultural organisation forms, together with vetting certificates, is on Friday 12th May 2017. GCS is working alongside the Ministry for Social Services, the Ministry for Youth and the Royal Gibraltar Poli..

    19-Apr-2017

  • Gibraltar Drama Festival 2017 Results

    PRESS RELEASE No: 190/2017 Date: 26th March 2017 GIBRALTAR DRAMA FESTIVAL 2017 RESULTS At the Gala Night of the Gibraltar Drama Festival held at the Ince’s Hall Theatre on Saturday 25th March 2017, the Adjudicator, Chris Jaeger MBE GODA, reached the following decision on the Awards: ADJUDICATOR’S AWARD was awarded t..

    27-Mar-2017

  • Summer Nights 2017

    PRESS RELEASE No: 189/2017 Date: 24th March 2017 SUMMER NIGHTS TO GO ON TOUR Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce that this year’s Summer Nights events will be going on tour around Gibraltar. Gibraltar Cultural Services is working very closely with GibMedia..

    27-Mar-2017

  • Calentita Food Festival 2017

    PRESS RELEASE No: 157/2017 Date: 15th March 2017 Calentita Food Festival 2017 Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce that Word of Mouth will run with the organisation for the food festival “Calentita”. The an..

    16-Mar-2017

  • Exhibition Celebrating the History and Development of Fashion in Gibraltar

    PRESS RELEASE No: 140/2017 Date: 9th March 2017 Exhibition Celebrating the History and Development of Fashion in Gibraltar A major exhibition is being planned by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture. This exhibition will celebrate the history and develop..

    09-Mar-2017

  • Spring Visual Arts Competition 2017

    PRESS RELEASE GIBRALTAR SPRING FESTIVAL 2017 SPRING VISUAL ARTS COMPETITION Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, will hold a Spring Visual Arts Competition in May 2017 as part of the Gibraltar Spring Festival. The competition will once again see the categories for painting, sculpture, ..

    08-Mar-2017

  • Drama Festival Programme 2017

    6th February 2017 PRESS RELEASE GIBRALTAR DRAMA FESTIVAL 2017 Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce the 2017 Gibraltar Drama Festival will take place from Monday 20th to Saturday 25th March 2017. All performances will take place ..

    07-Feb-2017

  • Young Art 2017 Press Release Reminder

    PRESS RELEASE 2017 ANNUAL ART COMPETITION FOR YOUNG ARTISTS The Gibraltar Cultural Services, for the Ministry for Culture, is inviting local artists to the annual Art Competition for Young Artists that will be held in March 2017. GCS wishes to remind local artists that entries may be handed in at the John Mackintosh Ha..

    06-Feb-2017

  • Commonwealth Day Short Story Competition 2017

    24th January 2017 PRESS RELEASE COMMONWEALTH DAY 2017 SHORT STORY COMPETITION The Ministry of Culture, in conjunction with Gibraltar Cultural Services, The Department of Education and with the support of the Gibraltar Chronicle, will hold a Short Story Competition to commemorate Commonwealth Day. ..

    25-Jan-2017

  • GibTalks 2017 Schedual Press Release

    20th January 2017 PRESS RELEASE GIB-TALKS SCHEDULE Gibraltar Cultural Services, working alongside teacher and playwright Julian Felice, will be holding a conference event on Saturday 11th February 2017 at the John Mackintosh Hall. Gib Talks will see a range of local speakers who will deliver fifteen-minute talks o..

    20-Jan-2017

  • Christmas Book Tree Competition Winner Announced

    The count for our “Book Christmas Tree” competition was held on Wednesday 11th January 2017 at the John Mackintosh Hall. The total amount of books which made up the Christmas Tree came to 620 books. The winner was Danielle Duarte. Danielle pictured here receiving her prize, a book by Christian Hook “La Busqueda” from the..

    18-Jan-2017

  • Gibraltar Spring Festival 2017 Logo Competition

    PRESS RELEASE No: 18/2017 Date: 16th January 2017 GIBRALTAR SPRING FESTIVAL 2017 - LOGO COMPETITION 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 2017. The competition is open to all ages. Entrant..

    17-Jan-2017

  • Gibraltar Drama Festival 2017

    PRESS RELEASE No: 19/2017 Date: 16th January 2017 GIBRALTAR DRAMA FESTIVAL 2017 Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture would like to remind the public that the closing date for entries into this year’s Drama Festival is Monday 23rd January. The Gibraltar International Drama Festival wi..

    17-Jan-2017

  • GibTalks Speakers 2017

    6th January 2017 PRESS RELEASE Gibraltar Cultural Services, working alongside playwright, actor, director, and teacher, Julian Felice, will be holding the GibTalks event on Saturday 11th February 2017 at the John Mackintosh Hall. The idea is styled on the very successful TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) series o..

    09-Jan-2017

  • The Gibraltar Collection Viewing

    PRESS RELEASE No: 5/2017 Date: 6th January 2017 The Gibraltar Collection - Viewing The John Mackintosh Hall gallery will host a viewing of the Gibraltar Collection from Monday 16th to Friday 20th January 2017. This offers the opportunity to view parts of the Gi..

    09-Jan-2017

  • 60th Anniversary Three Kings Cavalcade

    THE THREE KING’S CAVALCADE COMMITTEE PRESS RELEASE 60th Anniversary Three King’s Cavalcade 4th January 2017 The Three Kings Cavalcade is the first event on Gibraltar’s social calendar after the New Year’s festivities, which is enjoyed by young and adults alike. A total of seven fl..

    04-Jan-2017

  • Press Release Christmas Fair

    PRESS RELEASE 3rd December 2017 CHRISTMAS FAIR ATTRACTIONS The Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, would like to remind the public that the Christmas Fair attractions based at John Mackintosh Square will be free of charge this Wednesday 4th January from ..

    03-Jan-2017

  • 2017 Annual Art Competition for Young Artists

    PRESS RELEASE 2017 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 March 2017. Closing date for receipt of entries is 6pm on Friday 17th February 2017. ..

    19-Dec-2016

  • Christmas Fair Free of Charge

    CHRISTMAS FAIR ATTRACTIONS The Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, would like to remind the public that the Christmas Fair attractions based at John Mackintosh Square will be free of charge this Wednesday 14th December from 10am – 7pm for the community to enjoy. For fur..

    08-Dec-2016

  • Cavalcade 2017

    PRESS RELEASE THREE KINGS CAVALCADE 5TH JANUARY 2017 – ARRANGEMENTS FOR DISTRIBUTION OF SWEETS As the festive season comes into full swing, arrangements are well underway for the organisation of the Three King’s Cavalcade, organised by the Cavalcade Committee. The Gibraltar Cultural Services have..

    08-Dec-2016

  • New Years Family Concert

    New Years Classical Concert Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is pleased to announce the New Year’s Classical Concert for 2017 as part of its cultural events calendar. The event will be organised for the Government of Gibraltar by the Gibraltar Philharmonic Society. The Society will be organi..

    06-Dec-2016

  • New Years Eve Celebrations

    New Year’s Eve Celebrations Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is pleased to announce the programme of events for the New Year’s Eve Celebrations. The events that are being organised by Fresh Entertainment will be held on Saturday 31st December 2016 at Casemates Square from 10.30pm to 3am on Sunday..

    06-Dec-2016

  • International Art Exhibition 2016

    PRESS RELEASE No: 624/2016 Date: 8th November 2016 43rd GIBRALTAR INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION 2016 The Gibraltar International Art Exhibition, organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is being held at the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery. Artists..

    21-Nov-2016

  • Christmas Festival of Lights 2016

    10th November 2016 PRESS RELEASE Christmas Festival of Lights 2016 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 18th November 2016 at John Mackintosh Square. The ente..

    10-Nov-2016

  • Christmas Fair Attractions 2016

    PRESS RELEASE 7th November 2016 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 Jo..

    08-Nov-2016

  • GibTalks 2017

    2nd November 2016 GibTalks 2017 Gibraltar Cultural Services, working alongside teacher and playwright Julian Felice, will be holding the annual conference event on Saturday 11th February 2017 at the John Mackintosh Hall. Based on the successful TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) series of talks (www.ted.com (http://www.ted.com/))..

    03-Nov-2016

  • Gibraltar International Drama Festival 2017

    Gibraltar International Drama Festival 2017 The Gibraltar Cultural Services, for 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 20th and Saturday 25th March 2017. The Festival is open to any drama group and will be ..

    01-Nov-2016

  • Gibraltar Artisan Market Annual General Meeting

    PUBLIC NOTICE GIBRALTAR ARTISAN'S MARKET – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING A meeting has been called for the selection of a new committee for the: “Gibraltar Artisan's Market” The meeting has been called for: THURSDAY 10th NOVEMBER 2016 at 6pm at the John Mackintosh Hall Th..

    27-Oct-2016

  • Presentation of Cheques National Day

    PRESS RELEASE Date: 21st September 2016 PRESENTATION OF CHEQUES – NATIONAL DAY 2016 The Minister for Culture, the Hon Steven Linares, today presented cheques on behalf of the Self Determination for Gibraltar Group to the value of £8,200. These funds are collected during the Gibraltar Fair and National Day events and ..

    21-Sep-2016

  • Summer Nights & New Year Tender Awarded

    PRESS RELEASE 20th April 2016 SUMMER NIGHTS 2016 & 2017 The Gibraltar Cultural Services, for the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce that the organisation, production and staging of 2016 & 2017 Summer Nights has been awarded to Gib Media. The annual Summer Nights will be hel..

    25-Apr-2016

  • NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS 2016 & 2017

    The Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is pleased to announce that the organisation, production and staging of the 2016 & 2017 New Year’s Celebrations has been awarded to Fresh Entertainment. The annual event will be held on Saturday 31st December 2016 at Grand Casemates Square. Gibralt..

    16-Apr-2016

  • SUMMER NIGHTS 2016 & 2017

    The Gibraltar Cultural Services, for the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce that the organisation, production and staging of 2016 & 2017 Summer Nights has been awarded to Gib Media. The annual Summer Nights will be held every Thursday and Saturday as from Saturday 9th July to Saturday 13th August 2016 at Casemates Square...

    16-Apr-2016

  • Young Art Competition - reminder to artists

    PRESS RELEASE 2016 ANNUAL ART COMPETITION FOR YOUNG ARTISTS The Gibraltar Cultural Services, for the Ministry for Culture, is inviting local artists to the annual Art Competition for Young Artists that will be held in March 2016. GCS wishes to remind local artists that entries may be handed in at the John Mackintosh Hall as ..

    02-Feb-2016

  • Gibraltar Drama Festival 2016

    GIBRALTAR DRAMA FESTIVAL 2016 Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture would like to remind the general public that the closing date for entries into this year’s Drama Festival is Monday 18th January. The Gibraltar International Drama Festival will take place at the Ince..

    12-Jan-2016

  • Spring Festival Logo Competition 2016

    GIBRALTAR SPRING FESTIVAL 2016 LOGO COMPETITION The Ministry of Culture in conjunction with the Gibraltar Cultural Services is once again holding a competition to select a Logo for the Gibraltar Spring Festival 2016. The competition is open to all ages. Entrants may submit up to two original works. Entries mus..

    12-Jan-2016

  • GibTalks 2016

    PRESS RELEASE Gibraltar Cultural Services, working alongside playwright, actor, director, and teacher, Julian Felice, will be holding the GibTalks event on Saturday 13th February 2016 at the John Mackintosh Hall. The idea is styled on the very successful TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) series of talks (www.ted.com ..

    05-Jan-2016

  • New Years Family Concert

    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 2017 as part of its cultural events calendar. The event will be organised for the Government of Gibraltar by the Gibraltar Philharmonic Society. The Society..

    03-Dec-2015

  • New Year’s Eve Celebrations

    NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATIONS The Ministry of Culture, in collaboration with the Gibraltar Cultural Services, 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 Thursday 31st December 2015 at Casemates Square fro..

    25-Nov-2015

  • Young Art PR 2016

    2016 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 March 2016. Closing date for receipt of entries is 6pm on Friday 19th February ..

    25-Nov-2015

  • Christmas Festival of Lights

    PRESS RELEASE The Gibraltar Cultural Services, for the Ministry of Culture has announced the programme of events for this year’s Festival of Lights on Friday 20th November 2015. The events are being organised by the Gibraltar Cultural Services and the Gibraltar Electricity Authority (GEA) and shall be held at John Mackintosh Square. ..

    12-Nov-2015

  • Autumn Poetry Competition

    AUTUMN POETRY COMPETITION The annual Poetry Competition organised by the Ministry of Culture, in conjunction with the Gibraltar Cultural Services, the Gibraltar Chronicle and the Department of Education, attracted a total of 298 entries. The Minister for Culture, the Hon Steven Linares, presented the awards on Wednesday 4th November 2015 a..

    05-Nov-2015

  • 42nd International Art Exhibition

    42nd GIBRALTAR INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION 2015 The Gibraltar International Art Exhibition, organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services for the Ministry of Culture, is being held at the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery. One hundred and ten artists from Gibraltar, England, Russia and Spain submitted a total of one hundred and eighty six works. ..

    05-Nov-2015

  • Art and Craft Market AGM Notice

    ARTS & CRAFTS MARKET – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING A meeting has been called for the selection of a new committee for the: “Arts & Crafts Market” The meeting has been called for: FRIDAY 6th NOVEMBER 2015 at 6pm at the John Mackintosh Hall The meeting is open to the public. Nominee..

    15-Oct-2015

  • Festival of Lights

    12th October 2015 PRESS RELEASE The Gibraltar Cultural Services, for the Ministry of Culture will be organising the Festival of Lights in conjunction with the Gibraltar Electricity Authority on Friday 20th November 2015 as from 6pm at John Mackintosh Square. The event will once again include song, dance, the school choir, the Chr..

    15-Oct-2015

  • Congratulations Christian Hook

    12th October 2015 PRESS RELEASE Congratulations Christian Hook The Minister for Culture, the Hon Steven Linares MP has sent a message of congratulations to Christian Hook, on the recent announcement by the Director General of the National Galleries of Scotland. Christian Hook's portrait of Alan Cum..

    12-Oct-2015

  • Autumn Programme Released

    PRESS RELEASE No. 649/2015 2015 GIBRALTAR AUTUMN CULTURE PROGRAMME Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture has announced the programme of events for this year’s Autumn Season, from 1st October to the 31st December 2015. The Minist..

    23-Sep-2015

  • GEMA Logo Competition

    GIBRALTAR EXHIBITIONS OF MODERN ART – G.E.M.A. LOGO COMPETITION The Ministry of Culture is pleased to announce that it will shortly be opening the Gibraltar Exhibitions of Modern Art – GEMA – located within the historical Montagu Bastion. The Ministry of Culture in conjunction with Gibraltar Cultural Services ..

    22-Sep-2015

  • National Day Cheque Presentation

    Date: 22nd September 2015 Presentation of Cheques – National Day 2015 The Minister for Culture, the Hon Steven Linares, today presented cheques on behalf of the Self Determination for Gibraltar Group to the value of £9,900. These funds were collected during the Gibraltar Fair and National Day events and shared ..

    22-Sep-2015

  • National Week Photographic Exhibition

    National Celebrations Photographic Exhibition ‘Our Gibraltar’ photographic competitive exhibition organised by the Gibraltar Photographic Society in collaboration with the Gibraltar Cultural Service on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is currently being held at the John Mackintosh Hall. The Minister for Culture, The Hon Ste..

    26-Aug-2015

  • Poetry Competition

    POETRY COMPETITION 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 2015 autumn cultural programme. The competition is open to Gibraltarians and residents of Gibraltar who may submit two original works. ..

    25-Aug-2015

  • Gibraltar International Art Competition

    PRESS RELEASE 42nd INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is inviting entries for the 42nd Gibraltar International Art Competition. Entries will be exhibited at the Gustavo Bacarisas Galleries from the 4th November to 13th November 2015. The competition is ..

    31-Jul-2015

  • GibTalks on GBC

    GIBTALKS will be aired as follows on GBC: 3rd of August (Monday) – 1st Episode – Julian Felice/Dominique Searle/Danny Feetham/James Torrente Galdez 10th of August – 2nd Episode – Mary Chiappe/Janet Howitt/Humbert Hernandez 17th of August – 3rd Episode – Willa Vasquez/Minerva Santini/Giordano Duran..

    20-Jul-2015

  • Mario Finlayson National Art Gallery Now Open

    The new Mario Finlayson National Art Gallery was officially inaugurated on Tuesday 2nd June by the Chief Minister, the Honorable Fabian Picardo QC MP. The Gallery opened with exhibition rooms dedicated to Gibraltarian artists; Gustavo Bacarisas, Jacobo Azagury, Leni Mifsud, and Rudesindo Mannia. These four deceased artists are considered..

    05-Jun-2015