National Day

31-Jul-2015



PRESS RELEASE        

GIBRALTAR NATIONAL DAY EVENTS

Thursday 10th September 2015

The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group has announced the programme of events for this year’s Gibraltar National Day on Thursday 10th September 2015. 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 are once again at its original venue in Casemates Square. Celebrations begin at 9.30am with live music and performances. The Political Rally will start at 12.25pm with the release of the traditional red and white balloons at approximately 1pm.

A spectator stand of 50 seats for the elderly will be made available on a first come first served basis. There will also be a spectator stand of 50 seats for persons with a mobility disability and a viewing platform to accommodate wheelchair users. Persons wishing to avail themselves of this service must be blue badge holders.

Persons wanting a space at the wheelchair viewing platform or the stand for persons with a mobility disability will be able to obtain tickets on a first come served basis by contacting the Gibraltar Cultural Services directly on telephone 20067236 before the 28th August 2015, to register and pick up their ticket. Ticket holders may be accompanied by one other person. Blue badge to be presented on collection of tickets. No tickets will be available on the 10th September.

In addition, National Day will also see the return of Zane Hema, a British Sign language interpreter who will be coming to Gibraltar, especially for the event.

Other events forming part of our National Day Celebrations on Thursday 10th September 2015 include:

10.30am                                     Children’s Fancy Dress

Piazza 

 

1.30pm to 3pm                          DJ Music

Casemates Square

 

1.30pm to 7pm                          Fun for Kids

John Mackintosh Square

 

1.30pm till late                           Fun Activities and Entertainment

                                                   King’s Bastion Leisure Centre

 

1.30pm till 9pm                          Live Music and DJ’s for Over 17’s

                                                   Bayside Sports Complex

 

1.30pm till 8pm                          DJ’s and Foam Party for 16 and Under

                                                   Adventure Playground

 

1.30pm till late                           Live Music

Rock on the Rock Club, Town Range

 

2.30pm to 7pm                           Jazz Friends

Governor’s Parade     

 

3pm                                            Aerial Twister Display  

Catalan Bay and Rosia Bay

 

8.40pm                                       Aerial Twister Display  

Detached Mole

 

9pm to 12.30am                         Rock Concert

Casemates Square

 

10.30pm                                     Fireworks Display

Detached Mole