Song festival this month

The third edition of the Gibraltar Song Festival will take place on the 27th March at the Victoria Stadium at 9p.m.

The organisers say that because of the increasing number of entries from all over the World, "we had to increase the number of finalists thus having a selection of 14 songs from Australia, Malta, Gibraltar, The United Kingdom, Spain, Brazil and Argentina.

Judges are: Mr. Guy Fletcher from England, Guy has had numerous hit songs for Cliff Richards,Ray Charles, Elvis Presley and more; Nigel Palmer from Gibralta; Richard Catwright from Gibraltar; Alice Mascarenhas,Gibraltar; Sandra Cabrera-Spain, winner of the 2007 Song Festival, Pablo Pinilla (Record Producer)Spain. David Stantisteban, (Record Producer) Spain.

"The calibre of this years' entries are exceptionally of very high standard and can assure you that the judges will have a tough time in selecting the winning song.

Producing the show will be non other than our own Mr. Gerald Rodriguez whose experience and creativity will make the show intensly spectacular," a spokesman added.

"Our friends from RADIO 700 Mr. Chris Milling, will also be present to broadcast the entire show live via their own internet service."

Sound,stage and lighting, will be the production of Planet Project Entents owned by James Gomez who has also produced shows for : Julio Iglesias, Elton John, Lionel Richie and many many others.

Ticket will be on sale at the Music Corner, Main Street as from the 2nd March, at 10, 15 and 20.

Part of this year's proceeds will go towards The Alzheimer Group Of Gibraltar.