FESTIVITIES: Gibraltar National Day

THE Self Determination Group of Gibraltar have announced the events for the Gibraltar National Day on September 10.

Casemates Square will start the celebrations with live music and performances – with Mayor Kaiane Aldorino Lopez hosting the proceedings.

Starting at 9.30am, celebrations will last until 10.30pm with a twinning ceremony with Jamaica, DJ music, an aerial display and finishing off with a spectacular firework display at Detached Mole.

The full programme of events are:

9.30am to 11.30am – Live Music and Performances at Casemates Square

10am – Children’s Fancy Dress at Piazza

11.40am – Twinning Ceremony between Gibraltar and Jamaica at Casemates Square

12 noon – Freedom of the City Ceremony of Sir Joe Bossano at Casemates Square

12.20pm – Political Rally at Casemates Square

1.10pm to 3pm – DJ Music at Casemates Square

1.30pm to 7pm – Fun for Kids at John Mackintosh Square

1.30pm onwards – Popular Live Music and Family Fun Activities at Kings’ Bastion Leisure Centre

2pm onwards – Live Music at the Rock on the Rock Club

2pm to 10pm – Live Music and DJ’s for Over 17’s at the Bayside Sports Complex

2.30pm – Aerial Display at Eastern Beach

2.30pm to 7pm – Jazz Friends at Governor’s Parade

3.30pm – Aerial Display at Rosia Bay

9pm to 12.30am – Rock Concert at Casemates Square

10.30pm – Fireworks Display at Detached Mole

100 seats will be available for the elderly and for persons with mobility issues. They must be blue badge holders to secure a seat, contact Gibraltar Cultural Services directly on telephone 20067236 before the 28th August 2018 for reservations. The seats are on a first-come first-served basis.