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National Day programme of events announced

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The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group has announced the programme of events for this year’s Gibraltar National Day.

The events are being organised by the SDGG, with the Gibraltar Cultural Services collaborating and assisting the SDGG to ensure the smooth running of all events.

The National Day Celebrations on September 10 are once again at its original venue in Casemates Square.

Celebrations begin at 9.30am with live music and performances followed by the Political Rally.

A spectator stand of 50 seats for the elderly will be made available on a first come first served basis.

There will also be a spectator stand of 50 seats for persons with a mobility disability and a viewing platform to accommodate wheelchair users.

Persons wishing to avail themselves of this service must be blue badge holders.

Persons wanting a space at the wheelchair viewing platform or the stand for persons with a mobility disability will be able to obtain tickets on a first come served basis by contacting the Gibraltar Cultural Services directly on telephone 20067236 before August 30, to register and pick up their ticket.

Ticket holders may be accompanied by one other person and the blue badge must be presented on collection of tickets. No tickets will be available on September 10.

Events include the National Day children’s fancy dress competition at Piazza, DJ music at Casemates, and the Fireworks Display at Detached Mole.