Alice Mascarenhas is the Deputy Editor at the Gibraltar Chronicle.
A special concert on the eve of National Day, featuring the famous Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, to commemorate 50 years since the 1967 Referendum “will present a great opportunity to celebrate Gibraltar’s Britishness”, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo has said. Making the announcement that the 77- strong orchestra will perform on the Rock for the firstREAD MORE
Receiving the Freedom of the City of Gibraltar yesterday on board the Cunard cruise ship Queen Victoria, an emotional Christian Hook told those present this accolade “meant a great deal” to him. “I believe that my journey as an artist has only just began and no doubt it will take me to places far awayREAD MORE
Over 13,000 Christians in the Middle East will benefit from money raised locally during the Aleppo appeal during Lent organised by the Catholic Church on the Rock. The Bishop’s Appeal helped raise £30,000 which was yesterday presented to the director of National Director, Aid to the Church in Need), Neville Kyrke-Smith, in Gibraltar to receiveREAD MORE
Parliament yesterday unanimously passed a motion granting local artist Christian Hook the Freedom of the City of Gibraltar in view of his “magnificent accomplishments and successes” in the arts world internationally. Government and Opposition paid tribute to this young artist recalling many personal anecdotes of a “proud Gibraltarian” who lives and works locally and remainsREAD MORE