As we approach the festive period and as we see an increase in the number of positive COVID-19 cases, Government advises everyone to take a pre-cautionary approach when arranging, attending and hosting events.
The annual Bookmark Competition by Gibraltar Cultural Services is organised on behalf of the Ministry of Culture and in conjunction with the Gibraltar Dyslexia Support Group. The competition attracted a total of 739 entries.
The Ministry of Culture has announced that due to the uncertainty with the Covid pandemic and keeping to Public Health guidelines in relation to large gatherings in non-ticketed venues, the 64th Three Kings Cavalcade will be postponed until January 2023.
The annual Poetry Competition organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services and the Gibraltar Chronicle, attracted a total of 184 entries. The awards were presented on Tuesday 9th November 2021 at 4.30pm at GEMA Gallery, Montagu Bastion.
The Liaison Department at the Ministry of Digital and Financial Services have agreed to extend the scope of their services to support the Special Needs and Disability Office recently set up at No 6 Convent Place.
"We, the Governments of the United Kingdom Overseas Territories, are custodians of internationally important habitats which span the globe from the Antarctic to the Caribbean, the South Atlantic to the Indian Ocean."
The Minister with responsibility for Children, Samantha Sacramento has this week chaired a meeting of the Child Protection Committee having revised and restructured it and recently appointed its new members.
The Gibraltar International Art Exhibition organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is being held at the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery. Artists from Gibraltar, Spain and Romania submitted a total of one hundred and twenty-eight works.
The ten metre veil adorned with almost 5000 poppies was created by members of the Arts and Crafts Association with help from residents of Mount Alvernia, Knit Gibraltar and other members of the public during lockdown.
The Government has said it will continue to raise the passport stamping of blue Gibraltar Civilian Registration Card holders at the border. It has already made clear in public that it is not satisfied with the situation and that it would like to see a resolution of this matter.