What’s on March 2017 in Gibraltar & Algeciras

¿Qué hay en marzo de 2017? ¡Marzo está lleno de festivales, que van desde el baile hasta el drama, y ​​la celebración de los andaluces! Eche un vistazo a lo que la ciudad tiene para ofrecer este mes ...


What’s on March 2017?

March is full of festivals, ranging from dance to drama, and the celebration of the Andalusian! Take a look at what the city has to offer this month…

 

Carnaval De La Concha Fina 2017 – 28th February – 5th March 2017

The city is showing of with a carnival that celebrates imagination, joy, the colourful, and all things Andalisian! At the centre of the carnival will be a carefree, fun parade. The carnival also enjoys its own group contest which is held every year at the Palacio de Congresos. The first carnival at La Linea de la Concepción was celebrated in 1986 at the Salesian College, and now takes place in the street with participation from the public who wear varied disguises.

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Young Art Competitive Exhibition 2017 – 1st March -10th March 2017

Held at the John Mackintosh Hall, the Gibraltar Cultural Services invite local artists to participate in the annual Art Competition for Young Artists. The competition is open to Gibraltarians and residents of Gibraltar attending school in years 9 up to year 13 or the college equivalent, as well as to young Gibraltarian artists aged up to 24 years old. All entered art pieces must be original and not previously entered in a competition.

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Gibraltar International Dance Festival – 2nd March – 4th March 2017

The 15th anniversary of the Gibraltar International Dance Festival is being held in the John Mackintosh Hall Theatre this year. 215 dancers from England, Gibraltar, Italy and Spain will be taking part in four exciting sessions of dance. Produced by Seamus Byrne and Alfred Rumbo, the Festival is also accredited by the British Federation of Festivals for Music Dance & Speech.

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Gibraltar Snooker Open – 3rd March – 5th March 2017

Gibraltar’s Victoria Stadium is set to greet World Champion Mark Selby alongside crowd favourites Jimmy White, Shaun Murphy, Mark Williams, Ken Doherty and Kyren Wilson as they battle it out in the Snooker Open. For the first time, the tournament has become a full world ranking event with 128 players in a flat draw, competing for the prestigious trophy and the top prize of 25,000 euros.

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World Rocks Against Dementia – 18th March 2017

This charity event, being held in aid of the Gibraltar Alzeimers & Dementia Society, is being held at the Rock on The Rock Club, and will feature an impressive line-up consisting of Layla Bugeja, Crimson Clover, Jo Jo, Ace of Slades, Chloe Enriles, Sista Dee, Gabriella Richardson, Giles Ramirez & Stephen Mclaren, Nigel Palmer & Philip Valverde, and Danny Vaughn. The world-wide event shows support and raises awareness about dementia. Shows will also be occurring simultaneously in 29 cities spread over 15 countries around the globe. The event is also free, however welcomes donations to the charity.

For more information, click here.

 

Gibraltar Drama Festival 2017 – 20th March – 25th March 2017

The Inces Hall Theatre is holding this year’s Drama Festival, which is open to any drama group. Entrants will be competing for the top prize of a trophy with £1,000 for the Best Play. Awards will also be given for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Youth Actor, Best Youth Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Youth Actor, and Best Supporting Youth Actress, plus others. A small grant will also be payable to each group entering the Festival, to help with expenses on props, costumes, etc.

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Make sure you have a place to stay at the centre of all the action! Holiday Inn Express Gibraltar – Barrios is in the perfect position for you to enjoy everything the city has on offer!

 

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