• Retrospective exhibition celebrates fashion on the Rock

    Retrospective exhibition celebrates fashion on the Rock

    • January 15, 2018

    Preparations are well underway for the Gibraltar Cultural Services exhibition ‘Rock Fashion Rocks’ at the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery. This is a retrospective exhibition on fashion design in Gibraltar and will feature several pieces by the late Johnny Pearce and Eduardo Viotto with photographs, sketches and videos. The exhibition beginning in the 1980s will work its

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  • New cultural development programme creates ‘Youth Arts Jamboree’

    New cultural development programme creates ‘Youth Arts Jamboree’

    • January 12, 2018

    A Youth Arts Jamboree from 12 February to 10 March – will see the start of a new cultural development programme dedicated to young people. A Youth Open Day is being organised at the Central Hall for 10 March. This programme is being co-ordinated by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture

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  • Dates announced for MTV Presents: Gibraltar Calling 2018

    Dates announced for MTV Presents: Gibraltar Calling 2018

    • January 11, 2018

    The 2018 MTV Presents: Gibraltar Calling music festival will take place on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 September at the Victoria Stadium. This year’s event will be later in the month than in previous years, due to Gibraltar’s commitments to host FIFA matches at the Victoria Stadium. Doors will open at 3pm on both Friday

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  • Snow in Africa

    Snow in Africa

    • January 10, 2018

    The rugged northern face of Djebel Musa in Morocco is pictured above covered in snow yesterday. As temperatures fell this week, meteorologists reported that even the Sahara desert had witnessed a thin layer of snow, the third time in four decades. On this side of the Strait of Gibraltar, the Rock this week witnessed one

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  • 2018 Cavalcade: ‘One of the best in its history’

    2018 Cavalcade: ‘One of the best in its history’

    • January 9, 2018

    Chairman of the Gibraltar Cavalcade committee, Eric Abudharam, has said that Gibraltar witnessed “one of the best” Three King’s Cavalcade in its history last Friday night. Speaking at the traditional awards ceremony held on Saturday night at Boyd’s at the King’s Bastion, Mr Adudharam, told all those present that this had been witnessed both in

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  • ‘The Winds of Change’ commemorates 1967 Referendum

    ‘The Winds of Change’ commemorates 1967 Referendum

    • January 8, 2018

    A new play commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum will open later this month at the John Mackintosh Hall. A White Light Company production the play ‘The Winds of Change’ will be staged on Thursday 18, Friday 19 and Saturday 20. The play is transpires in the decade leading up to the 1967

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  • Three King’s Cavalcade tradition triumphs through community support

    Three King’s Cavalcade tradition triumphs through community support

    • January 6, 2018

    The Three Kings Cavalcade celebrated its 61st anniversary yesterday with Gib Dock scooping the top prize in the Senior category. The threat of rain did not dampen spirits and crowds gathered to witness the impressive annual event. In previous years organisers have struggled to attract interest, but this year the community stepped up to the

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  • GibTalks announces full line-up

    GibTalks announces full line-up

    • January 4, 2018

    Sir Joe Bossano will be leading this year’s GibTalks in February. He is one of the main speakers together with Leader of the Opposition Elliott Phillips and the Mayor and former Miss World Kaiane Aldorino Lopez together with a whole cross-section of speakers representing our community. Gibraltar Cultural Services is again working alongside playwright, actor,

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  • Sir David Attenborough on retirement: I dread not working

    Sir David Attenborough on retirement: I dread not working

    • January 3, 2018

    Sir David Attenborough has said he may stop working when he “can’t walk up and down steps any more”, but that he is fine at the moment. The 91-year-old broadcaster and naturalist has also said the thought of not working fills him with “dread”. Sir David revealed that, in his new documentary, he was asked

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  • Unique publication

    Unique publication

    • January 3, 2018

    The Gibraltar-Israel Chamber of Commerce recently presented the Mayor of Gibraltar, Kaiane Aldorino Lopez, with the Chamber’s 3rd Annual publication on Gibraltar, featuring an article by the Mayor. This unique publication, written in both English and Hebrew, highlights the different economic sectors of the Rock, as well as Gibraltar’s distinct cultural, history and environment and

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  • Boxing Day dive for 12 year old diver as he tries out Christmas present

    Boxing Day dive for 12 year old diver as he tries out Christmas present

    • December 29, 2017

    By Alice Mascarenhas and agencies 12 year old Ethan Balban was up early on Boxing Day keen to try out his cherished Christmas present. To his surprise on Christmas morning Santa had delivered some new diving equipment. Excited at the thought the 12 year old tore away at the paper opening his main gift because

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  • Over £2,300 for Calpe House

    Over £2,300 for Calpe House

    • December 22, 2017

    Gibtelecom’s CEO Tim Bristow and Adrian Ochello, Head of Marketing and Business Development, presented a cheque for £2,394 to the Calpe House Trust this week. The funds were raised from employee payroll contributions over the past 18 months. Gibtelecom also supports the Calpe House through making an annual donation of £10,000 for the three years

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