A Gala dinner hosted by Gibraltar’s Minister for Tourism Gilbert Licudi was held at the Caleta Hotel on Tuesday night. The night proved a great success and included a surprise performance from the Gibraltar Youth Choir directed by Christian Santos from the Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts.
In his speech Gibraltar’s Minister for Tourism Gilbert Licudi described the chess festival as an amazing event. In the chess world, he said: “This is one of the most important if not the most important event of its kind in the whole of the events calendar”.
In Gibraltar the festival is one of the main events of the new Gibraltar Government led initiative “Gibraltar a year of culture”.