GIBRALTAR INTERNATIONAL

SONG FESTIVAL (GISF) 2019

GISF 2019 POSTPONED

The Board of Directors of the Gibraltar International Song Festival (GISF) regret to announce that, owing to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, we are postponing the GISF 2019 scheduled for Saturday, 18 May. The new date is Saturday, 12 October, 2019.

We apologise for any inconvenience which this unforeseen postponement may cause and sincerely hope that you will be able to join us on 12 October.

Watch this space!!

THANK YOU, SONGWRITERS!

Thank you to all those authors and composers from the following 27 countries who have submitted songs for the 2019 edition of the Gibraltar International Song Festival:

 

ARGENTINA, AUSTRALIA, BAHAMAS, BRAZIL, CANADA, CHILE, COLOMBIA, CUBA, ENGLAND, FRANCE, GERMANY, GIBRALTAR, INDIA, ISRAEL, LATVIA, MEXICO, NETHERLANDS, NORWAY, PANAMA, POLAND, ROMANIA, SCOTLAND, SPAIN, TURKEY, UNITED STATES, VENEZUELA, WALES

 

Please note that the period for submitting songs is now closed.

NEW PRIZES FOR THE GISF 2019  

We are delighted to announce that, thanks to the generosity of our sponsors –Restsso Trading Co. Ltd., Giboil and Gibunco– we have been able to raise the value of our prizes for the 2019 GISF as follows:

First Prize: £6,000

Second Prize: £3,000

Third Prize: £1,000

Best Interpreter: John Risso Memorial Award, plus £500 – sponsored by Restsso Trading Co. Ltd.

We extend our most sincere thanks to our sponsors for their continued support of the GISF!

FIRST PRIZE: Ne ho abbastanza  (Italy)  

Authors/Composers:Marco Canigiula and Marco di Martino

Interpreter:Morea

SECOND PRIZE: Everywhere you are I wanna be (Gibraltar) 

Authors/Composers:Denis Valerga and Eddie Adamberry

Interpreter: Corinne Cooper   

THIRD PRIZE: Entre amar y no amar(Chile)   

Authors/Composers:Jean Pierre Hettich, René Calderón and Claudio Prado

Interpreter: Jean Pierre

BEST INTERPRETER: Grandpa

Song Title: Me quedo con las dos (Venezuela)

Author/Composer: William Luque

Prizes

1st prize
£ 4,000
Plus trophy
 
2nd prize
£ 2,000
Plus trophy
 
3rd prize
£ 1,000
Plus trophy
 
Best interpreter
Special award
 

GISF Patrons

Guy Fletcher

Les Reed

Ministry of Culture

Full details are specified in the Rules page.

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