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Christmas Festival of Lights 2019

Johnny Bugeja

This year’s Christmas Festival of Lights, organised by the Gibraltar Cultural Services and the Gibraltar Electricity Authority, will be held at on Friday November 22 at Casemates Square.

Everyone is welcome, said the organisers.

The entertainment will be provided by Christian Santos and commence at 6pm with live music, song and dance.

Father Christmas will switch on the Christmas Lights at approximately 7:30pm and this will be followed by the opening of the Santa’s Grotto at Casemates Square.

The programme of events includes:
6:15pm - Performances by the Calpe Band, Band and Drums Association with the Sea Scouts Pipe and Drum Band, the St Anne’s Middle School Choir, GAMPA choir and Danza Academy.
7:15pm - Video Presentation
7:30pm - Switch-on Christmas Lights ceremony
7:40pm - Opening of Santa’s Grotto.

Following the switching-on ceremony, the illuminations will light up automatically every day until January 6, 2020. As customary they will remain on throughout the nights of Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and January 5, 2020.