GibTalks Speakers 2017

09-Jan-2017


6th January 2017

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

Gibraltar Cultural Services, working alongside playwright, actor, director, and teacher, Julian Felice, will be holding the GibTalks event on Saturday 11th February 2017 at the John Mackintosh Hall. The idea is styled on the very successful TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) series of talks (www.ted.com), GibTalks will see a range of local speakers deliver fifteen-minute talks on a broad spectrum of subjects with the aim of focusing on the anecdotal, the personal, and the light-hearted as opposed to heavy-going academics and agendas.

 

The organisers are pleased to announce the following speakers who will represent a cross-section of the community and will help to make up a rich and varied programme:

 

Sir Peter Caruana QC

Georgina Cassar

Danny Freyone

Paul Lyon

Jonathan Teuma

Henry & Priscilla Sacramento

Samantha Barass

Paulette Finlayson

Dan Teuma

Kaoula El Andaloussi

Karl Ullger

Stefano Blanco Sciacaluga

Krishaan Khubchand

Tito Vallejo

 

 

In addition to the invited guest speakers, four ten-minute slots have also been allocated to members of the public who will have the opportunity to speak to the audience about an issue close to their hearts. The three individuals are:

 

Sean Vincent Acris

Rob Chandler

Manar Ben Tahayekt

 

Tickets for the event will be on sale as from Tuesday 10th January 2017 from the John Mackintosh Hall reception and online on www.buytickets.gi. Tickets are priced at £5. Tickets will enable ticket-holders to pop in and out of the event as they please, during the course of the day.

 

GibTalks has a Facebook event page and a Twitter account (@gib_talks). For further information please contact the Events Department on 20067236 or email: info@culture.gi.

 

 

Editor’s Note:

 

For any interviews please contact Julian Felice on mobile 54013304