18:00 21 November 2014

Festival of Lights

Gibraltar Cultural Services and the Gibraltar Electricity Authority (GEA), on

behalf of the Ministry of Culture have announced the programme of events for

this year’s Festival of Lights taking place on Friday 21st November 2014 at John

Mackintosh Square.

The entertainment will be presented by Christian Santos and commences at

6pm with live music, song and dance. The switching-on of the Christmas Lights

at 7pm will be conducted by Minister of Sports, Culture, Heritage and Youth, the

Hon. Steven Linares, The Minister for Equality, Social Services & the Elderly,

the Hon. Samantha Sacramento, His Worship the Mayor Adolfo Canepa OBE

GMH and Stephen Balban from St Martin’s School. Father Christmas and his

elves will also be making a special appearance.

Programme of events at John Mackintosh Square include:

5.30pm to 7.30pm Art and Crafts Market

Mulled wine, port and mince pies

6pm Santos Choir

6.10pm Dance performances by Show Dance Company

and Urban Dance

6.40pm St Joseph’s School Choir

7pm Switch-on Christmas Lights ceremony

7.02pm Father Christmas special appearance

7.05pm Sea Scouts Pipe & Drum Band