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  • Literature Week ‘An Audience With…’

    Literature Week ‘An Audience With…’ Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, will be organising Literature Week from the 9th to 13th November 2020. Sadly, due to COVID-19, the Gibunco Gibraltar International Literary Festival has been cancelled this year. To ensure that the importance of boo..

    29-Oct-2020

  • The Creatives Exhibition with LEGO Bricks

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry for Culture, will be organizing The Creatives Exhibition with LEGO Bricks at the John Mackintosh Hall. During April we launched a lockdown Challenge asking for expressions of interest from individuals or organizations who might wish to exhibit their creations made out of LEGO bricks. ..

    20-Oct-2020

  • CULTURAL AWARDS 2020 – GBC AND ONLINE

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce that the Cultural Awards will this year be aired on GBC and also broadcast via Livestream, on the GCS Facebook Page. The Awards celebrate the best of Gibraltar’s arts and culture and aim to recognise cultural potential, ability, talent and achievement, s..

    19-Oct-2020

  • Gibraltar International Drama Festival 2021

    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 15th and Saturday 20th March 2021. The Festival is open to any drama group and will be of a competitive nature, with adjudication. There will be a mai..

    14-Oct-2020

  • THREE KINGS CAVALCADE 2021

    The Three Kings Cavalcade Committee has announced that due to the Covid pandemic, and in keeping with Public Health guidelines in relation to large gatherings, the 64th Three Kings Cavalcade will not be held on the 5th January 2021. Eric Abudarham, President of the Three Kings Cavalcade Committee said: ‘It is the firs..

    14-Oct-2020

  • ‘Being With Trees’

    Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is joining forces with Lloyds Art Group to feature the exhibition BEING WITH TREES, a contemporary response to trees by artists who live in urban and rural environments. This show which will be held at the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery celebrates the groups’ shared love of trees..

    13-Oct-2020

  • Literature Week Interactive and Online

    Literature Week Interactive and Online The Ministry of Culture will be organising a Literature Week from the 9th to 13th November. Sadly, and due to COVID-19, the 2020 Gibraltar Literary Festival has been cancelled, but the importance of books and literature must be recognised and celebrated. On its behalf, Gibraltar Cultural S..

    12-Oct-2020

  • Storytelling at the Alameda Gardens

    The launch of storytelling at this beautiful outdoor setting was positively and enthusiastically received by children and parents alike. The bandstand was the perfect backdrop to introduce our first storytelling session since mid-March. It was attended by faithful supporters and some new faces – faces that were delighted and lit up by ..

    09-Oct-2020

  • 47th Gibraltar International Art Exhibition 2020

    47th Gibraltar International Art Exhibition 2020 Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, wishes to remind the public of the closing date for receipt of entries for the 47th Gibraltar International Art Competition. Closing date is Friday 23rd October 2020. Entries will be exhibited at the Gustavo Bacarisas Ga..

    06-Oct-2020

  • 19TH GIBRALTAR INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL 2021

    Now in its 19th year, M.O. Productions is inviting entries for participation at the annual Gibraltar International Dance Festival. The Festival shall take place at the John Mackintosh Hall Theatre from the 17th to 20th February 2021. The event is affiliated to the British Federation of Festivals and the Gibraltar National Dance O..

    05-Oct-2020

  • Second Phase of Gustavo Bacarisas Street Art Murals Complete

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry for Heritage and Culture, is pleased to announce the second phase of the creation of the Gustavo Bacarisas street art murals is now complete. This street art initiative is the brainchild of Ronnie Alecio who together with UK street artist Jupp has been depicting the work of Gibraltar&rs..

    02-Oct-2020

  • Exhibition to mark 75th anniversary of VE Day

    Exhibition to mark 75th anniversary of VE Day A major exhibition to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day was launched by the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia today at the John Mackintosh Hall. The exhibition was originally scheduled to open on the actual day of the anniversary on 8 May, but was postponed because of the lockdown brought ..

    02-Oct-2020

  • THE CHIEF MINISTER VISITS THE FRONTLINE WORKERS EXHIBITION

    Artists Karl Ullger and Tessa Neish both donating their works, Karl to the Governments Art Collection and Tessa to the Chief Minister as a personal gift...

    01-Oct-2020

  • Autumn Bookmark Competition 2020

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture and in conjunction with The Gibraltar Dyslexia Support Group, wishes to remind the public that the closing date for the Autumn Bookmark Competition 2020 will be on Friday 9th October 2020. The competition is open to residents of Gibraltar who may submit two original works. ..

    28-Sep-2020

  • Autumn Poetry Competition 2020 Reminder

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture and in conjunction with The Gibraltar Chronicle, wishes to remind the public that the closing date for this year’s Autumn Poetry Competition will be on Friday 9th October 2020. The competition is open to Gibraltarians and residents of Gibraltar who may submit two o..

    28-Sep-2020

  • CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS EVENTS 2020

    The Ministry of Culture has announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and in keeping with Public Health guidelines in relation to large gatherings, the Christmas Festival of Lights, the Christmas Attractions at John Mackintosh Square and the New Year’s Celebrations at Casemates will not be held this year in their usual format. Gibra..

    22-Sep-2020

  • STAINED GLASS WINDOW DESIGN COMPETITION

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry for Heritage and Culture, wishes to remind the public of the closing date for the Central Hall, Stained Glass Window Design Competition. Closing date is Friday 25th September. Individual artists are encouraged to be creative with their choice of theme and design. They are required to pro..

    22-Sep-2020

  • CULTURE TV

    Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS), on behalf of the Ministry of Culture have today launched a new video archives portal, ‘Culture TV’. The project has been produced with the support of the Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation and The Bulb. The portal was one of GCS’ many ‘Covid projects’ planned and produced durin..

    21-Sep-2020

  • Part reopening of the John Mackintosh Hall Library Reference Room

    To coincide with the start of Winter Hours at the John Mackintosh Hall Library on Monday 14th September 2020, the Reference Room will be partly reopened to accommodate students who require the space for quiet study time and research. The Reference Room will be open by appointment only, specifically for study and research purpo..

    15-Sep-2020

  • GIBRALTAR NATIONAL DAY PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

    10:50am Music & Performances 12:30pm Political Rally 1pm GBC TV Programming 7pm Rock Concert Part 1 9pm Rock Concert Part 2 This year all events have been pre-recorded and will be broadcast by GBC during the day so the public is advised not to congregate at the usual spots. For further informatio..

    09-Sep-2020

  • OFFICIAL NOTICE APPLICATIONS FOR CULTURAL GRANTS

    The Cultural Grants Committee invites applications for financial assistance from local cultural entities or individuals. Application Forms can be downloaded from www.culture.gi/forms (http://www.culture.gi/forms) or can be collected from the John Mackintosh Hall, 308 Main Street, from Monday to Friday. Applications from cul..

    08-Sep-2020

  • SECOND PHASE OF GUSTAVO BACARISAS STREET ART MURALS

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry for Heritage and Culture, is pleased to announce the second phase of the creation of the Gustavo Bacarisas street art murals. This street art initiative is the brainchild of Ronnie Alecio who together with UK street artist Jupp will be depicting the work of Gibraltar’s National art..

    08-Sep-2020

  • NATIONAL CELEBRATIONS SHOP WINDOW COMPETITION

    The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group are delighted to announce the winners of this year’s Shop Window Competition. These are as follows: 1st Prize – Piece of Cake, 13 Engineers Lane 2nd Prize – Ditzy B, Unit F17 First Floor ICC 3rd Prize – Gibraltar Arts and Crafts 15B Balcony, Casema..

    04-Sep-2020

  • NATIONAL CELEBRATIONS BOAT PROCESSION

    After careful consideration, the Self Determination for Gibraltar Group and the Rector of the Shrine of Our Lady of Europe have taken the decision of cancelling the Boat Procession due to take place on Tuesday 8th September 2020 in light of the current situation with Covid-19...

    03-Sep-2020

  • GALLERY CONTENT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

    Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is continuously engaging with the community and placing great importance on education, particularly for children, and is in this way working on making the Art Galleries more interactive and a place which young people can enjoy further. To this end, GCS’ Cultural Developme..

    03-Sep-2020

  • CULTURAL AWARDS - PUBLIC VOTING

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce that the public voting for the 2020 Cultural Awards will commence on Friday 4th September 2020. The telephone numbers have been facilitated with the support of Gibtelecom, with all monies raised donated to the GBC Open Day Fund. The public is e..

    03-Sep-2020

  • MINISTER CORTES VISITS CHILDREN'S BOOK CLUB

    Minister for Education and Culture Prof John Cortes yesterday visited the Book Club run through the summer by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture. He took the opportunity to view the books recently acquired to enhance the Library’s collection. The Minister spoke to the children who had been making use..

    29-Aug-2020

  • National Celebrations ‘Our Gibraltar’ Competition Results

    The ‘Our Gibraltar’ annual Competition is currently being held at the Fine Arts Gallery. The event is produced by Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Self Determination for Gibraltar Group (SDGG), and in association with the Fine Arts Association and the Gibraltar Photographic Society. The Minister for Culture, ..

    25-Aug-2020

  • PORTRAITS OF OUR FRONTLINE WORKERS

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry for Culture, and the Fine Arts Association have worked together on a cultural initiative encouraging Gibraltarian artists to paint or draw portraits of our frontline heroes for free. The project was established as part of GCS cultural development drive whilst on coronavirus social lockdown...

    19-Aug-2020

  • 2020 GIBRALTAR NATIONAL CELEBRATIONS

    The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group (SDGG) in conjunction with Gibraltar Cultural Services, has announced the programme of events for this year’s Gibraltar National Celebrations. As previously announced, due to COVID guidelines and keeping to social responsibility, the National Celebrations and National Day form..

    14-Aug-2020

  • CULTURAL AWARDS - NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2020 Cultural Awards. The Awards are aimed at celebrating the best of Gibraltar’s arts and culture. These awards will recognise cultural potential, ability, talent and achievement supporting the community’s cultural develop..

    13-Aug-2020

  • STAINED GLASS WINDOW DESIGN COMPETITION

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry for Heritage and Culture, is launching a competition for the design of a stained glass window that will adorn and enhance the Central Hall. The Central Hall was originally built as a church, known as South Barracks Chapel, ceasing to be such in the mid 1900s. The Eastern end of the churc..

    10-Aug-2020

  • PURCHASE OF SUSTAINABILITY BOOKS BY JOHN MACKINTOSH HALL LIBRARY

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry for Heritage and Culture, has purchased a new series of books for the John Mackintosh Hall Library, to raise awareness about sustainability, dealing with themes related to environmental and social issues. The books are aimed at children aged between 4 and 12 years, with the purpose of highl..

    07-Aug-2020

  • STREET ART MURAL – GAMPA FACADE

    The Minister for Heritage and Culture, The Hon Prof John Cortes MP has visited the street art mural produced by Monica Popham on the facade of the Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts (GAMPA) facility. The mural produced by the Fine Arts University student takes inspiration from her sister’s trumpet playing at t..

    06-Aug-2020

  • 2020 GIBRALTAR NATIONAL CELEBRATIONS

    Monday 24th August marks the start of Gibraltar’s National Celebrations organised by the Self Determination for Gibraltar Group (SDGG) in conjunction with Gibraltar Cultural Services. As from 24-30 August and 4-10 September the Moorish Castle will be illuminated in red and white to mark the occasion. From the 31..

    04-Aug-2020

  • REMINDER - 'OUR GIBRALTAR' COMPETITION 2020

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Self Determination for Gibraltar Group (SDGG), wishes to remind the public of the annual National Celebrations Photographic and Art Competitive Exhibition. The competition is being produced in association with the Gibraltar Photographic Society and the Fine Arts Association. This competition is ..

    03-Aug-2020

  • Autumn Poetry Competition 2020

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2020 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 2020 autumn cultural programme. The competition is open to Gibraltarians and residents of Gibraltar who may submit two original works. Th..

    22-Jul-2020

  • AUTUMN BOOKMARK COMPETITION 2020

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture and in conjunction with The Gibraltar Dyslexia Support Group, will hold a Bookmark Competition as part of the 2020 autumn cultural programme. The competition is open to adults and children who are residents of Gibraltar and may submit two original works. The overall winn..

    21-Jul-2020

  • MISS GIBRALTAR 2020

    The Ministry of Culture regrettably confirms that the 2020 Miss Gibraltar Pageant will not be held this year. The pageant will be postponed and rescheduled for 2021. Contributing to the reason for postponing the event is the organisers’ desire to provide the contestants with a proper Miss Gibraltar experience, to allow fo..

    21-Jul-2020

  • NEW YEARS CELEBRATION 2020

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is pleased to announce that after a selective process, the organisation, production and staging of this year’s New Year’s Eve celebrations has been awarded to Gibmedia. Gibraltar Cultural Services will be working closely with Gibmedia in order to provide ..

    20-Jul-2020

  • LIBRARY SUMMER BOOK READING CLUB

    Library Summer Book Reading Club The John Mackintosh Hall Library will be running a summer Book Club for children during the month of August. The initiative led by the Gibraltar Cultural Services Development Unit will be delivered by student volunteers, with GCS Staff overseeing all the sessions and related activities. The Book Club a..

    17-Jul-2020

  • 47th GIBRALTAR INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION 2020

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is inviting entries for the 47th Gibraltar International Art Competition. Entries will be exhibited at the Gustavo Bacarisas Galleries from the 5th to the 14th November 2020. The competition is open to anyone aged 16 and over as at 4th November 2020. A maximum of two painti..

    16-Jul-2020

  • BOAT PROCESSION 2020

    The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group is pleased to announce that a Boat Procession will be organised as part of the National Celebrations on Tuesday 8th September 2020 at 1930hrs. The event is being organised by the Rector of the Shrine of Our Lady of Europe with the assistance of the Royal Gibraltar Police the Gibra..

    15-Jul-2020

  • INCE'S HALL: PHASE ONE OF WORKS COMPLETE

    The Ince’s Hall Theatre is undergoing refurbishment to keep in line with Government’s commitment to accessibility. Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, can confirm that Phase One of the works have now been completed. The works entailed essential underpinning along the southern extern..

    13-Jul-2020

  • CULTURAL SUMMER PROGRAMME 2020

    Monday 6th July to Friday 31st July 2020 Arts & Crafts Children’s workshops Happy Crafting workshops run by the Arts & Crafts Centre at Casemates for children aged 4-12. A variety of activities on offer to include painting, drawing, papier mache, clay modelling and up cycling. Monday - Thursday w..

    08-Jul-2020

  • CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT SUMMER PROGRAMME

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, will be coordinating a cultural development summer programme dedicated to young people. This follows from the very successful cultural activities held at the John Mackintosh Hall for children not attending school in Years 3, 4 and 5. The activities offered in the programme a..

    07-Jul-2020

  • PORTRAITS OF OUR FRONTLINE WORKERS

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry for Culture, in collaboration with the Fine Arts Association have worked together on a cultural initiative encouraging Gibraltarian artists to paint or draw portraits of our frontline heroes for free. The project was established as part of GCS cultural development drive whilst on coronavirus so..

    02-Jul-2020

  • GIBRALTAR FAIR 2020

    The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group (SDGG) regrets to inform the general public that the Gibraltar Fair will not be held in 2020. This has not been an easy decision but the SDGG considers it has a social responsibility and must therefore ensure it does not create situations which are likely to bring about very large gatherings. With..

    02-Jul-2020

  • NATIONAL CELEBRATIONS 'OUR GIBRALTAR' COMPETITION 2020

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Self Determination for Gibraltar Group (SDGG), is inviting entries for the annual National Celebrations Photographic and Art Competitive Exhibition. The competition is being produced in association with the Gibraltar Photographic Society and the Fine Arts Association. This competition is open to..

    30-Jun-2020

  • APPLICATIONS FOR BOOK GRANTS

    The Cultural Grants Committee invites applications for financial assistance from local cultural entities or individuals for the publication of books. Application Forms can be downloaded from www.culture.gi/forms (http://www.culture.gi/_literature_184340/Book_Grant_Application_Form) or can be collected from the John Mackintosh Hall, 308 Main ..

    24-Jun-2020

  • SHORT STORY COMPETITION WINNERS 2020 ADULT CATEGORY

    OVERALL WINNER The Passion of Hristós By Elena Scialtiel There’s something in the olive groves. Doxa reckons it from the shifting shadows dappling the scorched soil, cracked by drought, like a maroon mosaic for the destitute that no tourist would waste time to go and see. Anyhow, what tourist would ever climb to ..

    22-Jun-2020

  • STREET ART MURAL – PRINCE EDWARD’S GATE

    The Minister for Environment, Sustainability, Climate Change, Heritage, Public Health and Culture, the Hon Prof John Cortes MP has today visited the street art mural produced by Eleanor Dobbs and Jessica Darch at Prince Edward’s Gate and titled ‘Old Soldiers View.’ The work by Eleanor was inspired by the ‘multi-layere..

    19-Jun-2020

  • Cultural Awards 2020

    2020 GCS CULTURAL AWARDS – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, has today launched the Cultural Awards to celebrate the best of Gibraltar’s arts and culture. The GCS Cultural Awards run from 1st July 2019 to 30th June 2020 with the public encouraged to nominate individuals or gro..

    18-Jun-2020

  • SHORT STORY COMPETITION WINNERS 2020 - YEAR'S 11-13 CATEGORY

    WINNER Living the dream By David Lester Alexei peered around the corner of the ruined block. He quickly tucked his head back behind as a wave of bullets streamed past, slamming into the decrepit husk of a car. He turned back and aimed his rifle, firing at a small outpost of German soldiers. One of them slu..

    18-Jun-2020

  • SHORT STORY COMPETITION WINNERS 2020 - YEAR'S 8-10 CATEGORY

    WINNER They Don’t Listen By Morgane Jacobs The posters crafted by stone faced politicians could not have been more deceiving as he lay in the trench dug by the bare hands of his pale comrades whose ghosts wept and cried, fetters latching onto their frail feet, the man felt his chest convulse. Letting out a frail cough he..

    17-Jun-2020

  • SHORT STORY COMPETITION WINNERS 2020 - YEAR'S 6-7 CATEGORY

    WINNER New Home By Louis Pitto I sat in the car reluctantly. I didn’t want to. I had tirelessly argued with my parents that a move was not what I wanted. What I needed. Yet for the third time in eight years we were on the move. I looked out the car window watching everything I had known for the last tw..

    17-Jun-2020

  • SHORT STORY COMPETITION WINNERS 2020 - YEAR'S 4-5 CATEGORY

    WINNER It’s Tough Being A Virus By Eve Rodriguez I wake up, another day of clinging on to my flying mammal’s fur which is warm and cosy. I’ve been here for a week, so at the next swoop, while this mammal brushes against a two-legged creature’s beard, I jump into the fuzz. T..

    16-Jun-2020

  • SHORT STORY COMPETITION RESULTS 2020

    The annual Short Story Competition organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry for Culture in conjunction with the Gibraltar Chronicle attracted a total of 350 entries from children in School Years 4 to 13 and adults. The Minister for Culture, The Hon Prof. John Cortes presented the awards on Thursday 11th June 2020..

    11-Jun-2020

  • Cultural Activities for children at the John Mackintosh Hall

    Cultural Activities for children at the John Mackintosh Hall Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS) and GAMPA (the Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts), will be offering a programme of cultural activities for primary school children in years 3, 4 and 5 over the next four weeks. The programme aims to offer a variety of artistic a..

    04-Jun-2020

  • CULTURAL ONLINE PROGRAMME

    CULTURAL ONLINE PROGRAMME Gibraltar Cultural Services and GAMPA are pleased to announce after the success of the Cultural Online Programme delivered over the past ten weeks that a weekly programme will continue on Thursdays commencing on 4th June for 5 weeks. The programme will run between 10am to 1pm and will be streamed on GCS Cultu..

    04-Jun-2020

  • CULTURAL COMPETITIONS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

    Gibraltar Cultural Services have announced the winners of the Art competition and a Short Story competition for children and young people aged from School Years 2 to 13. The theme for both competitions was ‘The Frontline Workers’. Art Competition: The winners were as follows, each receiving a voucher worth &poun..

    29-May-2020

  • 2020 GIBRALTAR SPRING VISUAL ARTS EXHIBITION

    The Gibraltar Spring Visual Arts Exhibition is organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture. Unfortunately this year, due to COVID, the exhibition has been organised in a digital format. A total of ninety four entries by fifty two artists have been submitted. International artist..

    26-May-2020

  • VICTOR QUINTANILLA EXHIBITION RE-OPENING

    VICTOR QUINTANILLA EXHIBITION RE-OPENING Gibraltar Cultural Services is re-opening the ‘Cosmos’ sculpture exhibition by Spanish artist Victor Quintanilla, at the GEMA Gallery, Montagu Bastion. The exhibition, which had a reduced launch event in March due to the outbreak of Covid-19, has been organised in conjunction with th..

    22-May-2020

  • Reopening of the John Mackintosh Hall Library

    Reopening of the John Mackintosh Hall Library In keeping with measures to Unlock the Rock, and on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, Gibraltar Cultural Services can confirm that the John Mackintosh Hall facility will be reopen as from Tuesday 26th May solely for the Public Library and for the Library Café, the latter for takeaway only. ..

    21-May-2020

  • Reopening Cultural Galleries & John Mackintosh Hall

    Reopening Cultural Galleries & John Mackintosh Hall In keeping with Unlocking the Rock, Gibraltar Cultural Services can confirm that Gibraltar’s cultural galleries and the John Mackintosh Hall will reopen as from Tuesday 26th May 2020. The Mario Finlayson National Art Gallery and the Fine Arts Gallery will reopen Monday to F..

    21-May-2020

  • EXTRA CULTURAL ACTIVITIES - EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

    Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS) and GAMPA (the Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts), are considering arranging a number of activities for primary school children in years 3, 4 and 5 who will not be able to attend school until September. This therefore would not include children in years 2 and 6 nor children who are able to attend schoo..

    20-May-2020

  • MARIO FINLAYSON NATIONAL ART GALLERY – WALK IN TOUR WITH COMMENTARY

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to be able to offer the community an opportunity to visit its National Gallery online, from the comfort of their home. As part of GCS’s online programming, something which has been running now for over a month since lockdown was announced, people will be able to enj..

    13-May-2020

  • Art Creative Colouring - Inspired by Leni Mifsud's Fishing Competition

    Some more colouring in 'printables This one inspired by Leni Mifsud's Fishing Competition. This oil painting is currently hanging at the Mario Finlayson National Art Gallery at the City Hall. Why not have some fun doing your own version Create your own designs using the Leni Mifsud - Fishing Competition templates f..

    07-May-2020

  • Spring Visual Arts Competition 2020 - Handing in Entries

    PRESS RELEASE Gibraltar Cultural Services will be holding a Spring Visual Arts Competition in May 2020. GCS wishes to remind local artists that entries for the painting, drawing, prints, digital painting, sculpture and photographic categories may be sent digitally to the email below between Wednesday 6th and Friday 8th May 2020. Closing dat..

    04-May-2020

  • Cultural Competitions for Children and Young People

    Gibraltar Cultural Services is holding two competitions, an Art competition and a Short Story competition, for children and young people aged from School Years 2 to 13. This is a fortnightly competition until the social lockdown is lifted. This initiative is aimed at those young people who are either staying at home or are attending the educational..

    04-May-2020

  • CULTURAL ONLINE PROGRAMMING WEEK 7

    Gibraltar Cultural Services and GAMPA wish to announce the programme of events that will feature online as from Monday 4th May 2020. Monday 4th May 2020 10am Storytelling for Children from the John Mackintosh Hall Library 11am GAMPA performance 12noon GibTalks 2017 featuring Julian Felice and Sama..

    30-Apr-2020

  • CULTURAL COMPETITIONS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

    Gibraltar Cultural Services have announced the winners for the two competitions, Art competition and a Short Story competition, for children and young people aged from School Years 3 to 13. Art Competition: With 62 entries the winners were as follows, each receiving a voucher worth £50 from DitzyB (Art Supplies..

    30-Apr-2020

  • The Gibraltar Heritage Trust Annual Painting/Sketching Competition

    PRESS RELEASE: PAINTING COMPETITION 2020 The Gibraltar Heritage Trust is pleased to announce that it will be holding its annual painting/sketching competition on the 9th May. Due to the current restrictions the competition will run with some important changes that ensure the lockdown rules are complied with. The the..

    30-Apr-2020

  • PORTRAITS OF OUR FRONTLINE WORKERS

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry for Culture, and the Fine Arts Association are working together on a cultural initiative encouraging Gibraltarian artists to paint or draw portraits of our frontline heroes. The idea derives from UK artist Tom Croft who is painting key workers portraits for free, whilst on coron..

    29-Apr-2020

  • WORKERS MEMORIAL DAY 2020

    Due to COVID-19 the Government of Gibraltar confirmed by press release, dated 16th March 2020, the cancellation of the Workers Memorial Day Ceremony in its traditional format. Given the significance of this event in Gibraltar’s cultural calendar The Chief Minister, The Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, the Minister for Employment, The..

    28-Apr-2020

  • CULTURAL ONLINE PROGRAMMING WEEK 6

    Gibraltar Cultural Services and GAMPA wish to announce the programme of events that will feature online as from Monday 27th April 2020. Monday 27th April 2020 10am Storytelling for Children from the John Mackintosh Hall Library 11am GAMPA performance 12noon GibTalks 2016 featuring John Goncal..

    24-Apr-2020

  • CULTURAL LEGO EXHIBITION

    It has become apparent that one of the activities families in ‘lockdown’ are engaged in is Lego, particularly the younger generation. Gibraltar Cultural Services is inviting expressions of interest for an exhibition of their creations to be held once ‘lockdown’ restrictions are lifted. ‘Fancy a new lockdown Challen..

    16-Apr-2020

  • CULTURAL ONLINE PROGRAMMING WEEK 5

    Gibraltar Cultural Services and GAMPA wish to announce the programme of events that will feature online as from Monday 20th April 2020. Monday 20th April 2020 10am Storytelling for Children from the John Mackintosh Hall Library 11am GAMPA performance 12noon GibTalks 2016 featuring Phillip Vasquez and..

    15-Apr-2020

  • CULTURAL COMPETITIONS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

    CULTURAL COMPETITIONS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE Gibraltar Cultural Services is holding two competitions, an Art competition and a Short Story competition, for children and young people aged from School Years 3 to 13. The competitions will be held fortnightly until the social lockdown is lifted. This initative is aimed at th..

    08-Apr-2020

  • CULTURAL ONLINE PROGRAMMING WEEK 4

    CULTURAL ONLINE PROGRAMMING WEEK 4 Gibraltar Cultural Services and GAMPA wish to announce the programme of events that will feature online as from Monday 13th April 2020. Monday 13th April 2020 – Easter Monday 10am Storytelling for Children from the John Mackintosh Hall Library 10.30am Catch up Storyte..

    07-Apr-2020

  • FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE!

    GCS is proud to support the Friday Night Live produced by Dion Mifsud, Nolan Frendo and their team. Don't miss the great line up scheduled for tomorrow, Friday 3rd April as from 9pm: 9pm - Lois Soiza 9.30pm - Gavin Garcia 10pm Gaby Richardson 10.30pm - Paul Rocca 11pm - Lawrence Imossi 11.30pm - Giles Ramirez 12 midnight - Michael Crome Don't miss ..

    02-Apr-2020

  • CULTURAL ONLINE PROGRAMMING WEEK 3 AND 4

    Gibraltar Cultural Services and GAMPA wish to announce the programme of events that will feature online as from Monday 6th April 2020. Monday 6th April 2020 10am Storytelling for Children from the John Mackintosh Hall Library 10.30am Catch up Storytelling for Children 11am GAMPA performance 12noon GibTalk..

    01-Apr-2020

  • CULTURAL ARCHIVES

    Gibraltar Cultural Services and the Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation have for some time been planning to launch a new video portal. This has become more relevant now during times of ‘lockdown’ when people are spending their time at home and will welcome additional local entertainment. Cultural organisations and entities, or individu..

    31-Mar-2020

  • 2020 SPRING LOGO COMPETITION

    Gibraltar Cultural Services have announced the winner for this year’s Spring Logo competition. Although sadly the Spring Festival will not be held this year, it is important to recognise the efforts of those who took part. The First Prize and winning entry was awarded to Jenna Lopez. The winning entry will receive a cash pri..

    27-Mar-2020

  • JOHN MACKINTOSH HALL

    Gibraltar Cultural Services can confirm that the John Mackintosh Hall facility will be closed as from Monday 30th March until further notice. GCS will remain working within the building behind closed doors. The public will be able to contact GCS between 9am to 3pm, Monday to Friday on telephone 200 75669. Additionally, the Library Café..

    27-Mar-2020

  • Getting to know our Art; Creative Colouring

    Gibraltar Cultural Services are producing some printable pictures from the National Gallery collection, aimed at promoting Gibraltar’s art and providing some creative entertainment. Just print and get colouring, enjoy. Leni Mifsud; Religious Procession This work was painted by Leni Mifsud probably at the time of the ev..

    26-Mar-2020

  • CULTURAL ONLINE PROGRAMME WEEK 2!

    CULTURAL ONLINE PROGRAMMING WEEK 2 Gibraltar Cultural Services and GAMPA wishes to announce the programme of events that will feature online as from Monday 30th March 2020. Monday 30th March 2020 10am Storytelling for Children from the John Mackintosh Hall Library 10.30am Catch up Storytelling for Children 11am GAM..

    25-Mar-2020

  • REIMBURSEMENT OF PURCHASED TICKETS

    Gibraltar Cultural Services will now be reimbursing the remaining 20% of unclaimed ticket holders via bank transfer. Persons are required to download the reimbursement form from culture.gi (http://www.culture.gi/) and send this completed form together with the scanned copies of their tickets as proof of purc..

    24-Mar-2020

  • Gibraltar - Artist Residency in Greece 2020 – Call For Artists

    Gibraltar - Artist Residency in Greece 2020 – Call For Artists Gibraltar Cultural Services is organising the Gibraltar-Artist Residency in Greece 2020. The cultural programme is organised in conjunction with Plan B. International Artist Studios, directed by artist Francis Gomila. The residency focuses on mentoring mid-career and..

    23-Mar-2020

  • CULTURAL ONLINE PROGRAMMING NEXT WEEK

    Gibraltar Cultural Services and GAMPA can announce the programme of events that will feature online as from Monday 23rd March 2020. The programme will support the community in terms of entertainment, education and information. The online programme is a daytime service, providing an online programming of shows, performances and o..

    21-Mar-2020

  • CULTURAL ONLINE PROGRAMMING & MORE DONATION OF BOOKS

    As previously announced Gibraltar Cultural Services and GAMPA are working together on various cultural initiatives that will support the community in terms of entertainment, education and information. As from Monday 23rd March, as part of a daytime service, will be providing an online programming of shows, performances and other educati..

    20-Mar-2020

  • CULTURAL GALLERIES AND CULTURAL INITIATIVES

    CULTURAL GALLERIES AND CULTURAL INITIATIVES Gibraltar Cultural Services can confirm that the Mario Finlayson National Gallery at the City Hall, the GEMA Gallery at Montagu Bastion and the Fine Arts Gallery at Casemates will close as from Monday 23rd March until further notice. The Young Shakespeare Company performances for school chil..

    19-Mar-2020

  • NEW YEAR’S EVE 2020 & 2021

    NEW YEAR’S EVE 2020 & 2021 Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS) invites applications for the Organisation, Production and Staging of the 2020 and 2021 New Year’s Eve Celebrations. Further details, conditions and application documents may be obtained from: Gibraltar Cultural Services John Mackintosh Hall 308..

    18-Mar-2020

  • CULTURAL EVENTS

    CULTURAL EVENTS Gibraltar Cultural Services, in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, and based on Government advice and recommendations from the Director of Public Health, con confirm as follows: • All Cultural public events which require social gatherings are cancelled until the end of May. All events scheduled for June 2020 and there..

    17-Mar-2020

  • 2020 Gibraltar Drama Festival Postponed

    Due to unforeseen circumstances, Gibraltar Cultural Services will be postponing the Gibraltar Drama Festival. The event was scheduled to take place as from tomorrow, Monday 16th March to Friday 20th March 2020. The GODA Adjudicator has at short notice decided not to travel due to COVID uncertainties. Therefore, GCS in consultation with all..

    15-Mar-2020

  • 2020 Gibraltar Drama Festival - Reimbursement of Purchased Tickets and Livestream

    2020 Gibraltar Drama Festival - Reimbursement of Purchased Tickets and Livestream As previously announced by HM Government of Gibraltar, the 2020 Gibraltar Drama Festival will take place at the John Mackintosh Hall, but with closed doors to the general public. Gibraltar Cultural Services will be reimbursing all ticket holders accordin..

    10-Mar-2020

  • COVID 19 - Cabinet takes policy decisions on public events after expert advice

    The full Government met in Cabinet this morning in order to determine a number of policy decisions in relation to COVID-19. This was the only item on the agenda. Today’s meeting was also attended by the Chief Secretary Darren Grech and the Director of Public Health Dr Sohail Bhatti. The Chief Minister invited the Director of Public Health to ..

    05-Mar-2020

  • World Book Day 2020

    Gibraltar Cultural Services confirms that the public performances and events scheduled for tomorrow’s World Book Day Celebrations at the John Mackintosh Hall have been cancelled. This includes the performances by The White Light Company and JF Dance as well as the Story Telling sessions at the Library scheduled as from 4.30pm. T..

    05-Mar-2020

  • GAMPA Scholarship Award

    Celine Azopardi is the recipient of this year’s GCS GAMPA Scholarship Award. This award was created to recognise specific skills and attributes in young people and to help in their cultural development. To this end the shortlisted individuals were required to carry out a presentation, to tell their story and highlight what they thought were t..

    03-Mar-2020

  • Gibraltar Fair 2020 - Official Notice

    NATIONAL CELEBRATIONS GIBRALTAR FAIR – 22nd AUGUST TO 30th AUGUST 2020 The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group (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..

    02-Mar-2020

  • Gibraltar Fair 2020

    GIBRALTAR FAIR - 22nd to 30th August 2020 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 Saturday 22nd August to Sunday 30th August 2020. The events are bein..

    02-Mar-2020

  • GIBRALTAR SPRING FESTIVAL 2020 - SPRING VISUAL ARTS COMPETITION

    GIBRALTAR SPRING FESTIVAL 2020 - SPRING VISUAL ARTS COMPETITION Gibraltar Cultural Services will hold a Spring Visual Arts Competition in May 2020 as part of the Gibraltar Spring Festival. The competition will once again see the categories for painting, sculpture, photography, video and installations. This is in line with Government&r..

    27-Feb-2020

  • ART COMPETITION FOR YOUNG ARTISTS 2020 - PRIZE GIVING

    ART COMPETITION FOR YOUNG ARTISTS 2020 The Art Competition for Young Artists organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services is being held at the John Mackintosh Hall. The competitive exhibition is part of the annual Youth Arts Jamboree. The Minister for Culture, The Hon. Dr John Cortes MP, officially opened the Exhibition a..

    25-Feb-2020

  • Gibraltar Drama Festival 2020 – Adjudicator Announcement

    Gibraltar Drama Festival 2020 – Adjudicator Announcement Gibraltar Cultural Services is pleased to announce that the adjudicator for the 2020 Gibraltar Drama Festival is Mrs Jan Palmer Sayer B.Ed. MA GoDA. Mrs Palmer Sayer studied at Trent Park College and at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance. In..

    24-Feb-2020

  • Gibraltar Snooker Open 2020

    The 2020 BetVictor Gibraltar Open will run from March 11 to 15, with the amateur stages on March 11-12 and the last 128 on March 13-15. It will be the fourth and final event in the new BetVictor European Series, with a £150,000 bonus available for the player who tops the ranking list which runs across those four events. Stuar..

    20-Feb-2020

  • World Pool Masters 2020

    The World Pool Masters, 9-ball’s biggest invitational tournament, returns to Gibraltar over four action-packed days from March 26-29 at the new Europa Sports Complex. The World Pool Masters features 24 of the best players from around the world as players battle it out for their share of the $100,000 prize fund. David Alcaide ..

    20-Feb-2020

  • SAFETY ADVISORY GROUP LAUNCH

    SAFETY ADVISORY GROUP LAUNCH The Government has today launched the Safety Advisory Group (SAG). The Group is created with the purpose of bringing together key agencies, to ensure the safety of all events in our community. The key agencies represented include the Department of Environment, Heritage and Climate Change, Ministry of Cultu..

    11-Feb-2020

  • 2020 Gibraltar Drama Festival

    2020 Gibraltar Drama Festival Gibraltar Cultural Services is pleased to announce the 2020 Gibraltar Drama Festival will take place from Monday 16th to Friday 20th March 2020. All performances will take place at the John Mackintosh Hall. A total of 11 plays will be presented as follows: Monday 16th March 2020 – 7pm 1. GAM..

    10-Feb-2020

  • SPRING FESTIVAL 2020

    SPRING FESTIVAL 2020 Gibraltar Cultural Services invites all groups who are organising events from the 1st May 2020 to 20th June 2020 to submit information for inclusion in the Spring Festival 2020 programme. Organisers who wish to include their events into the Spring Festival programme will need to provide Gibraltar C..

    10-Feb-2020

  • RECRUITING OF CONTESTANTS NOW OPEN

    MISS GIBRALTAR 2020 RECRUITING OF CONTESTANTS NOW OPEN Gibraltar Cultural Services is inviting young women to sign up to the 2020 Miss Gibraltar Pageant. The Pageant will be held on Saturday 6th June 2020 at the John Mackintosh Hall Theatre and its organisation this year is spearheaded by Gibraltar Cultural Services and Gibmedia. ..

    07-Feb-2020

  • Gibraltar - Artist Residency in Greece 2020 – Call For Artists

    Gibraltar - Artist Residency in Greece 2020 – Call For Artists Gibraltar Cultural Services is organising the Gibraltar-Artist Residency in Greece 2020. The cultural programme is organised in conjunction with Plan B. International Artist Studios, directed by artist Francis Gomila. The residency focuses on mentoring mid-career and..

    05-Feb-2020

  • MISS GIBRALTAR 2020

    MISS GIBRALTAR 2020 The Ministry of Culture is pleased to announce that Miss Gibraltar Pageant 2020 will be spearheaded by Gibraltar Cultural Services and produced by GibMedia. The 2020 Miss Gibraltar Pageant will be held on Saturday 6th June 2020 at the John Mackintosh Hall Theatre. GCS and GibMedia will be creating a local..

    04-Feb-2020

  • Young Art Competition 2020 - Reminder

    2020 ANNUAL ART COMPETITION FOR YOUNG ARTISTS Gibraltar Cultural Services are reminding local artists to participate in the annual Art Competition for Young Artists that will be held this month. Closing date for receipt of entries is 6pm on Friday 14th February 2020. The competition is open to Gibraltarians and..

    04-Feb-2020

  • Ince's Hall Project

    The Ince’s Hall Theatre will be undergoing a new refurbishment project to keep in line with accessibility. The project, undertaken by Gibraltar Cultural Services for the Ministry for Culture will include, as well as essential maintenance works, providing new accessible toilets on the ground floor, refurbishment of the ground floo..

    30-Jan-2020

  • Street Art - Private Landlords

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, is reaching out to private landlords and homeowners to offer their building facades or other areas within their property, as ‘a canvas’ for the creation of street art. These areas will then be considered as possible sites for the next phase of Street Art Murals as part of Government’s, Urban Regene..

    30-Jan-2020

  • Community Use - Governor's Meadow School 2020

    Community Use facilty is now available for Cultural entities wishing to apply. Registered Cultural Associations wishing to make use of the facilities should collect an Application Form from the John Mackintosh Hall reception, 308 Main Street or alternatively forms can be downloaded from www.culture.gi (http://www.culture.gi/). Complet..

    29-Jan-2020

  • Cultural Exchange between Gibraltar and Tangier

    Cultural Exchange between Gibraltar and Tangier Gibraltar Cultural Services is delighted to be hosting a group of Moroccan artists and musicians next week, as part of a cultural exchange between Gibraltar and Tangier. The artists will be in Gibraltar from the 12th to 16th January 2020, inclusive. Visits have been arranged to local educational ..

    13-Jan-2020

  • The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2020

    Gibraltar Cultural Services 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 Royal Academy of Art in London and in the first instance, artists would submit digital images of their artwork. The submission deadline..

    10-Jan-2020

  • GibTalks 2020 - Speakers Announced

    PRESS RELEASE Gibraltar Cultural Services, working alongside playwright, actor, director, and teacher, Julian Felice, will be holding the GibTalks event on Saturday 1st February 2020 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.t..

    03-Jan-2020

  • New Year's Classical Concert 2020

    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 2020 as part of its cultural events calendar. The event will be organised for the Government of Gibraltar by the Gibraltar Philharmonic Society. The Society wi..

    09-Dec-2019

  • Gibraltar Cultural Awards Results 2019

    CULTURAL AWARDS – RESULTS Gibraltar Cultural Services staged the first ever Cultural Awards at the Sunborn Hotel on Wednesday 4th December 2019. The Awards celebrate the best of Gibraltar’s arts and culture, looking at the achievements and successes of individuals and groups between July 2018 and June 2019. These awards recognise cu..

    04-Dec-2019

  • New Year's Eve Celebration

    NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATIONS The Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS), 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 being organised by Axle Media will be on Tuesday 31st December 2019 at Casemates Square from 10.30pm to 3am on Wedn..

    04-Dec-2019

  • Tangier & Gibraltar Art Exhibition Opening

    A major cultural exchange has been organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services between Gibraltar and Tangier. The project was led by Mark Montovio from the JM Memorial Foundation and the GCS Cultural Development Unit. The first phase of the exchange will feature an art exhibition as well as visits to local educational establishments, to undert..

    03-Dec-2019

  • CULTURAL AWARDS – LIVESTREAM

    CULTURAL AWARDS – LIVESTREAM Gibraltar Cultural Services is pleased to announce that the Cultural Awards will be broadcast via Livestream, on the GCS Facebook Page. The Awards have been introduced on behalf of the Government, to celebrate the best of Gibraltar’s arts and culture. These awards will recognise cultural potential, ab..

    03-Dec-2019

  • Gibtalks 2020

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, working alongside teacher and playwright Julian Felice, will be holding a conference event on Saturday 1st February 2020 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 local speakers deliv..

    03-Dec-2019

  • CULTURAL EXCHANGE BETWEEN GIBRALTAR AND TANGIER

    A major cultural exchange has been organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services between Gibraltar and Tangier. The project will be led by Mark Montovio from the JM Memorial Foundation and the GCS Cultural Development Unit. The first phase of the exchange will feature an art exhibition as well as visits to local educational establishments,..

    02-Dec-2019

  • Overall Poetry Competition Winner

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2019 Overall Winner Peter Aitken Schirmer for 'The Final Truth?' Is Death a sudden, lonely emptiness or, as some claim, a chasm twixt Heaven and Hell? It seems that only Death alone can tell while I, still living, view such loneliness with deep and drawn-out fear - my mind a mess. ..

    26-Nov-2019

  • Runner Up Poem

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2019 Runner Up Poem Elena Scialtiel for 'Across the Date Line' Across the date line I'm yours, you're mine. To Samoa from Tonga, I beat the time-monger: Twenty-four hours I shall borrow For here's yesterday, there's tomorrow. Across the date line I can freeze our time. F..

    26-Nov-2019

  • Highly Commended Poem

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2019 Highly Commended Poem Louise Charlotte Ballantine for 'A Pause' Iron-black gates Blue anchors Cool to my touch Mark my transition; Busy street To cool green underworld, Sun heated traffic Replaced by birdsong, and the stutter of leaves in the breeze. White st..

    26-Nov-2019

  • Highly Commended Poem

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2019 Highly Commended Poem Lucy Constant for 'I am Gibraltar' I am the Rock. I am the past and the future. I am the present I am a Neanderthal. I am a Llanita. I am British. I am an evacuee. I am Catalan Bay on a sunny day. I am stron..

    26-Nov-2019

  • Winning Spanish Poem

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2019 Winning Spanish Poem Elena Scialtiel for 'Maldicion Gitana' ¡Ojalá te arrastrase abajo Belcebú demonio! Hasta el horripilante manantial del Infierno, Donde todos los pecados en el núcleo eterno Cuelan, para fundirse en carbó..

    26-Nov-2019

  • Runner Up Spanish Poem

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2019 Runner Up Spanish Poem Teresa Mascarenhas for 'Volver a mi Hogar' Sentir ... las tagrimas y las risas que ocupan tus entrarias desde el mismo centro don de mis pies estan anclados ... mirandote alocada entre los espejos del alma ... oir tu voz en los silenc..

    26-Nov-2019

  • Highly Commended Spanish Poem

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2019 Highly Commended Spanish Poem David Chevasco for 'For La Linea' Ciudad vecina. Desde tu concepción Fuimos unidos y separados Como se mece la marea del estrecho, Pero por las mentes de decisión Y no el vaivén..

    26-Nov-2019

  • Highly Commended Spanish Poem

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2019 Highly Commended Spanish Poem Rosanna Morales for 'La Concha' Paseándome por la playa esta mañana, Me encontré una pequeña concha, enterrada en la arena. La cogí y me la puse al oído, Y la concha me contó una hi..

    26-Nov-2019

  • Winning Poem - School Years 11-13

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2019 Winning Poem for School Years 11-13 Vanda Adrienn Szilagyi for 'Mi Recuerdo Mas Amado' Perderte, mi amor Deja mi vida sin sentido Nuestros momentos perfectos Ahora recuerdos adorados Lo que te hicieron en nombre de Dios Me hizo perder la fe por completo Au..

    26-Nov-2019

  • Runner Up Poem - Years 11-13

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2019 Runner Up Poem for School Years 11-13 Leah Borg for 'Algun Dia' Enamorado, engafiado Acariciado, pataleado Soy su burbuja de amor EI bal6n que bota de muro en muro Lagrimas corren par mis mejillas Como lIuvia torrencial ..

    26-Nov-2019

  • Highly Commended Poem - Years 11-13

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2019 Highly Commended Poem for Years 11-13 Sheridan Jamie Povedano for 'Boevatzia & Zaxvatat' We were at war and you had to fight with or without me you would have to leave and go. You had to settle peace in arms that were not mine, and fie..

    26-Nov-2019

  • Winning Poem - School Years 7-10

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2019 Winning Poem for School Years 7-10 Angelica Jane Bosco - 'When Dogs Whimper' We are in the days of the long shadows. The sun rises late and not too boldly It is content to stay not too far from its parapet, the horizon. Today there is little warmth to..

    26-Nov-2019

  • Runner Up Poem - School Years 7-10

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2019 Runner Up for School Years 7-10 Angelica Jane Bosco for 'Autumn's Eve' I close my eyes to savour the scent of the sea All the better to feel its breeze caressing my face. It is freshening as it gathers pace. A chilly westerly is brewing. ..

    26-Nov-2019

  • Highly Commended Poem - School Years 7-10

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2019 Highly Commended Poem for School Years 7-10 Esther Tricker for 'Mistakes' Not a frosted fairy cake or a picturesque pudding. Here’s a mistake. Burnt to a crisp with a crumbly crust, Its pulverized pastry is basically dust, ..

    26-Nov-2019

  • Highly Commended Poem - School Years 7-10

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2019 Highly Commended Poem for School Years 7-10 Siena May Lee for 'Alice in Brexitland' We are Alice, The youth; our generation to sin. How can he finish If he doesn’t begin? We follow our leaders down the Brexit hole A s..

    26-Nov-2019

  • Highly Commended Poem - School Years 7-10

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2019 Highly Commended Poem for School Years 7-10 Lois Ana Lemmon for 'My Friend's Depression' I know these words won’t help, To take away your pain. But know I’m here for you. When you feel like you’re not wanted, I want you. ..

    26-Nov-2019

  • Winning Poem - School Years 3-6

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2019 Winning Poem for School Years 3-6 Aiden Barbara for 'The Hunt' The alpha wolf spotted his prey, The pack gathered around, The antelope stood still In the dark of the night. They needed to act, The attack began! ..

    26-Nov-2019

  • Runner Up Poem - School Years 3-6

    Autumn Poetry Competition 2019 Runner Up Poem for School Years 3-6 Darcey Marie Evans for 'If I Take One Step' If I take one step and look at the night sky I can see the beautiful moon up high If I take one step and smile at a f..

    26-Nov-2019

  • 63rd Anniversary Three King's Cavalcade REMINDER

    The Cavalcade Committee, is inviting entries for the 63rd Three King’s Cavalcade that will take place on Sunday 5th January 2020. Already 5 floats have signed up to take part in the first event on Gibraltar’s social calendar after the New Year’s festivities, but the committee is calling for more participation and for more comp..

    20-Nov-2019

  • Miss Gibraltar - Minister's Farewell

    The Minister for the Environment, Sustainability, Climate Change, Heritage and Culture The Hon Prof. John Cortes has wished Miss Gibraltar 2019 the best of luck for her upcoming participation at the Miss World event. Minister Cortes met with Celine Bolaños prior to her departure and presented her with a gift and a bouquet of flowers. ..

    20-Nov-2019

  • Bookmark Competition Results 2019

    The annual Bookmark Competition organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services and the Gibraltar Dyslexia Support Group, attracted a total of 209 entries. The Minister for Culture, the Hon Prof Dr John Cortes, presented the awards on Monday 11th November 2019 at 4.30pm at the Mario Finlayson Gallery, City Hall. Overall Winner ​​​​ Ethan Figueras ​..

    12-Nov-2019

  • Christmas Festival of Lights 2019

    Christmas Festival of Lights 2019 This year’s Christmas Festival of Lights, organised by the Gibraltar Cultural Services and the Gibraltar Electricity Authority will be held at on Friday 22nd November 2019 at Casemates Square. The entertainment will be presented by Christian Santos and commences at 6pm with live music, s..

    08-Nov-2019

  • 46th International Art Competition

    46th GIBRALTAR INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION 2019 The Gibraltar International Art Exhibition, organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services is being held at the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery. Artists from Gibraltar, Spain & Italy submitted a total of one hundred and three works. The Minister for Environment, Sustainability, ..

    06-Nov-2019

  • Art Exhibition Celebrates the Artistic Life of Elio Cruz

    A major art exhibition is being planned by Gibraltar Cultural Services for the 20th January 2020. This exhibition, entitled ‘One Man: Many Talents’, will celebrate the artistic life of Gibraltarian artist Elio Cruz. Elio Cruz is a renowned local playwright, both in the English and Llanito language and author of many ..

    31-Oct-2019

  • GCS Development Scholarship, Gibraltar Festival of Young Musician

    Three young people, members of GAMPA, have been selected as candidates for the GCS Development Scholarship Award, linked to the Gibraltar Festival of Young Musicians, GFYM. The award will be presented officially as part of the GFYM, and will run annually, with the first one in 2020. This award an initiative by Gibraltar Cultural Services on ..

    14-Oct-2019

  • Gibraltar International Drama Festival 2020

    GIBRALTAR INTERNATIONAL DRAMA FESTIVAL 2020 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 16th and Saturday 21st March 2020. The Festival is open to any drama group and ..

    10-Oct-2019

  • 46th GIBRALTAR INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION 2019

    46th GIBRALTAR INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION 2019 Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, wishes to remind artists about the 46th Gibraltar International Art Competition. The competition is open to anyone aged 16 and over as at 5th November 2019. A maximum of two paintings and two sculptures may be..

    09-Oct-2019

  • GibTalks 2020

    GibTalks 2020 Gibraltar Cultural Services, working alongside teacher and playwright Julian Felice, will be holding the annual conference event on Saturday 1st February 2020 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 se..

    07-Oct-2019

  • Cultural Awards – Public Voting

    Cultural Awards – Public Voting Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce that the public voting for the 2019 Cultural Awards will commence on Monday 7th October 2019. The telephone numbers are possible with the support of Gibtelecom, with all the monies raised donated to the GBC O..

    02-Oct-2019

  • Festival of Lights Event 2019

    Gibraltar Cultural Services and the Gibraltar Electricity Authority will be organising the Christmas Festival of Lights on Friday 22nd November 2019 as from 6pm at Casemates Square. The traditional switch on of the Christmas lights together with song and dance is a great recipe to welcome the season of good will. A special appear..

    01-Oct-2019

  • The Arts Society Gibraltar - Ministry of Culture Lecture

    Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is pleased to support the Arts Society Gibraltar’s first lecture in this new series on Edward Hooper. GCS supports the Art Society’s aim to bring people together through a shared curiosity for the arts. The Arts Society Gibraltar is entering its 10th year Anniversary, ..

    30-Sep-2019

  • Presentation of Cheques – National Day 2019

    The Minister for Culture, the Hon Steven Linares, today presented cheques on behalf of the Self Determination for Gibraltar Group to the value of £7,300. These funds are collected during the Gibraltar Fair and National Day events and then shared amongst those charities that took part in our annual festivities. Minister Linares addr..

    27-Sep-2019

  • STREET ART MURALS 2019

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of the Environment, Energy, Climate Change & Education and the Ministry of Culture, the Media, Youth & Sport has announced the successful applicants for the creation of two further street art murals. These are: Prince Edward’s Gates – Eleanor Taylor Dobbs The i..

    26-Sep-2019

  • STREET ART MURALS - GAMPA FACADE

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf the Ministry of Culture, the Media, Youth & Sport and the Ministry of the Environment, Energy, Climate Change & Education re-invite applications for the creation of a street art mural at the Façade of the Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts Building GAMPA, on Hospital Hill. The m..

    26-Sep-2019

  • New Years Celebrations 2019

    The Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is pleased to announce that the organisation, production and staging of this year’s New Year Celebrations have been awarded to Axel Media. The Gibraltar Cultural Services will be working closely with Axel Media in order to provide a very entertaining event. The an..

    24-Sep-2019

  • Cultural Awards - Nominees Announced

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce the nominees for the new Cultural Awards. The Awards areaimed at celebrating the best of Gibraltar’s arts and culture. These awards will recognise cultural potential, ability, talent and achievement supportingthe community’s cultural developm..

    19-Sep-2019

  • 63rd Anniversary Three King’s Cavalcade

    63rd Anniversary Three King’s Cavalcade The Cavalcade Committee, is inviting entries for the 63rd Three King’s Cavalcade that will take place on Sunday 5th January 2020. 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..

    18-Sep-2019

  • Autumn Programme 2019

    2019 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 31st December 2019. Gibraltar Cultural Services is delighted to be part of what should be a series of enjoyable musical, da..

    16-Sep-2019

  • National Celebrations Shop Window Competition

    The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group are delighted to announce the winners of this year’s Shop Window Competition. These are as follows: 1st Prize – Piece of Cake, 17 Turnbull’s Lane 2nd Prize – Kubchands, 55-57 Main Street 3rd Prize – DitzyB Arts & Crafts Supplies, Unit F1..

    03-Sep-2019

  • Gibraltar Fair 2019

    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 of the SDGG said, ‘We thank everyone who lives in the vicinity..

    02-Sep-2019

  • National Celebrations Photographic Exhibition Opening

    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, The Hon Steven Linares officially opened the exhibition on..

    27-Aug-2019

  • Book Crossing Event at Catalan Bay

    Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is pleased to announce that this year, our Book Crossing Summer event is to be held at Catalan Bay, on Wednesday 21st August, from 3-6pm. We will be joining Radio Gibraltar,who are hosting their annual Roadshow, at the beach on the same day. The intention of Book Crossing is “..

    20-Aug-2019

  • National Celebrations Art Competition 2019

    The SDGG 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 Association members and artists may submit a maximum of five artworks, under the theme ‘Our Identity’. An ent..

    15-Aug-2019

  • Fancy Dress 2019 - Reminder

    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 Tuesday 10th September 2019 at the Lobby of Parliament in Main Street. Registration forms can be collected and handed back in when completed, from the John Mackintosh Hal..

    12-Aug-2019

  • Boat Procession 2019

    The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group is pleased to announce that a Boat Procession will be organised as part of the National Celebrations on Friday 6th September 2019 at 6pm. The event is being organised by the Rector of the Shrine of Our Lady of Europe with the assistance of the Royal Gibraltar Police the Gibraltar Port..

    07-Aug-2019

  • Poetry Competition 2019

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture and in conjunction with The Gibraltar Chronicle, wishes to remind persons that the closing date for this year’s Autumn Poetry Competition will be on Friday 11th October 2019. The competition is open to Gibraltarians and residents of Gibraltar who may submit two or..

    06-Aug-2019

  • Bookmark Competition 2019

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture and in conjunction with The Gibraltar Dyslexia Support Group, will hold a Bookmark Competition as part of the 2019 autumn cultural programme. The competition is open to adults and children who are residents of Gibraltar and may submit two original works. The overall w..

    06-Aug-2019

  • Gibraltar Fair 2019 – Inclusive and Sensory Adaptations Reminder

    PRESS RELEASE Gibraltar Fair 2019 – Inclusive and Sensory Adaptations Reminder 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. ..

    05-Aug-2019

  • Gibraltar Fair - Family Pavilion Entertainment Programme 2019

    ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME 2019 FAMILY PAVILION From 9PM Friday 23rd August Live Music with MARBELLA BIG BAND Saturday 24th August Live Music with BOB AND THE BOYS Sunday 25th August ABBA TRIBUTE AnAnyA ..

    03-Aug-2019

  • Gibraltar Fair - Opening

    GIBRALTAR FAIR 23rd to 31st AUGUST 2019 The Minister for Culture, the Hon Steven Linares accompanied by Miss Gibraltar Celine Bolanos, will officially inaugurate the Gibraltar Fair on Friday 23rd August at 7pm. The Minister will also be accompanied by the organising team from the SDGG and Gibraltar Cultural Services (G..

    03-Aug-2019

  • National Day Rock Concert 2019

    The SDGG is pleased to announce the details for this year’s National Day Concert which will be held on Tuesday 10th September 2019, at Casemates Square starting at 9.00pm. The SDGG can confirm that top of the bill for this year’s National Day Concert will be GibFloyd. Also featuring are Adrian Pisarello Band ..

    01-Aug-2019

  • National Celebrations Illuminations 2019

    Friday 23rd 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 23-29 August and 4-11 September the Moorish Castle will be illuminated in red and white to mark the occasion. From the 30 August to t..

    01-Aug-2019

  • 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 and Casemates Square so that the Gibraltarians can sign the National Day banner. The stand will be set up every day as from Monday 2nd to Saturday 7th September at the Piazza. The SDGG calls on ..

    01-Aug-2019

  • National Day Events Aerial Display

    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 2.30pm there will be a display from the eastside beaches..

    29-Jul-2019

  • National Day Fancy Dress Competition 2019

    NATIONAL DAY 2019 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 Tuesday 10th September 2019 at the Lobby of Parliament in Main Street. Registration f..

    29-Jul-2019

  • National Celebrations Photographic Competition REMINDER

    GIBRALTAR NATIONAL CELEBRATIONS 2019 PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITIVE EXHIBITION REMINDER! The Gibraltar Photographic Society, for the Ministry of Culture, wishes to remind the public of the annual National Celebrations Photographic Competitive Exhibition. Entries will be exhibited at the John Mackintosh Hall from 28th August to 9th S..

    29-Jul-2019

  • National Day Events 2019

    The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group has announced the programme of events for this year’s Gibraltar National Day on Tuesday 10th September 2019. The events are being organised by the SDGG, with the Gibraltar Cultural Services collaborating and assisting the SDGG to ensure the smooth running of all events. The National Day Celebrations..

    23-Jul-2019

  • National Celebrations Shop Window Competition 2019

    The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group (SDGG) are pleased to confirm that this year’s National Celebrations will be held from Friday 23rd August to the Tuesday 10th September 2019. The SDGG is working with the Gibraltar Cultural Services to produce a programme of events for the three weeks. The programme will include the Annual Gibralta..

    22-Jul-2019

  • Cultural Awards 2019

    What event, performance or individual has impressed you in the last year? There are numerous categories with junior, and senior prizes. For further information please contact telephone number 20079750 or email info@culture.gi. Nomination forms are available at the John Mackintosh Hall reception and culture.gi...

    18-Jul-2019

  • 2019 Gibraltar National Celebrations

    The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group (SDGG) in conjunction with the Gibraltar Cultural Services, has announced the programme of events for this year’s Gibraltar National Celebrations. Commenting on the announcement, the SDGG Chairman Richard Buttigieg has said: ‘The SDGG has worked closely with the Gibraltar Cultural S..

    12-Jul-2019

  • Leni Mifsud Art Acquisition

    Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is pleased to announce two recent acquisitions for the HMGoG Art Collection, both by well-known and respected artist, Leni Mifsud. Leni’s palette was used when creating many of her famous sunset scenes, and these artworks were often gifted by her to family members and frien..

    11-Jul-2019

  • 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 Tuesday 3rd September 2019 at St Michael’s Cave at 8pm. The Gibraltar Philharmonic Society, who organises this concert on beh..

    09-Jul-2019

  • Gibraltar Fair 2019

    23rd AUGUST 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 the former Rooke site, in Queensway, from Friday 23rd August to Saturday 31st August 2019. The events are being organised by the SDGG and works o..

    02-Jul-2019

  • GCS Cultural Awards - Call for Nominations

    Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, has today launched the Cultural Awards to celebrate the best of Gibraltar’s arts and culture. The GCS Cultural Awards run from 1st July 2018 to 30th June 2019 with the public encouraged to nominate art events, venues, artists and organisations, throughout this specific one yea..

    02-Jul-2019

  • GIBRALTAR NATIONAL CELEBRATIONS 2019 - PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITIVE EXHIBITION

    GIBRALTAR NATIONAL CELEBRATIONS 2019 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 28th August to 9th September 2..

    01-Jul-2019

  • SUMMER NIGHTS 2019 AT THE GAMES SQUARE

    SUMMER NIGHTS 2019 AT THE GAMES SQUARE Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, has been working closely with GibMedia in order to provide a very entertaining programme for this year’s 2019 Summer Nights organised in conjunction with the Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games. The proposal presented..

    18-Jun-2019

  • MAJOR EXHIBITION PUBLIC TOURS

    MAJOR EXHIBITION PUBLIC TOURS Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of HM Government of Gibraltar and the Gibraltar Chronicle are jointly organising a major exhibition celebrating Gibraltar’s participation in the NatWest International Island Games over the past three decades. ‘Our Sporting Heroes’ will be opened by The Chie..

    18-Jun-2019

  • 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

  • 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