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Gibraltar’s Fringe festival reveals first acts

PUBLISHED: February 18, 2013 at 8:03 pm  •  LAST EDITED: February 19, 2013 at 7:39 am
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Gibraltar’s Fringe festival reveals first acts

• The perfect stage: The Alameda Botanic Gardens

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ORGANISERS of Gibraltar’s first fringe festival have confirmed their first acts.

The event taking place in the Alameda Botanic Gardens, from June 20 – 23 will include theatre, dance, music, busking and street performance, as well as art exhibitions.

Acts so far confirmed at the event supported by the Olive Press include a dance workshop, led by Swiss Italian Flavia Ghisalberti and other acts including ‘Paperman’ Lorenzo Torres, and a German called Mr Tang. Gibraltarian group, Metro Motel, will also host a concert.

Organiser, Schirin Boudny, said: “Gibraltar is on the international Fringe map now and we hope to attract local artists as well as international ones, year by year.

“A Fringe is fun, for the performers as well as the audience! I am very and look forward to some fun days in June.”

Performers can request nontraditional performance venues too, including bathrooms, bus stops and rooftops.

Applications for performers close on February 28.

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