GIBRALTAR TERCENTARY ANNIVERSARY
The Purpose and Aims of the Celebrations
The official statement of the ‘Purpose and aims’ of the celebratory events is as follows: -
To commemorate and celebrate by a series of events throughout 2004 the 300 years of Gibraltar’s British history and sovereignty, the close links between Britain and Gibraltar that are the fruit of those 300 years, and the identity and culture of the people of Gibraltar that have evolved during that time, and for this purpose: -
1. To encourage, identify, and promote events celebrating Gibraltar’s British history and particularly the evolution and development of the Gibraltarian identity, culture and way of life in these 300 years.
2. To promote events in the UK and locally which create awareness, inform and educate about the history, development and evolution of the Gibraltarian identity, culture and way of life in these 300 years, and on the strong ties established between Great Britain and Gibraltar in this time.
3. To encourage public participation in events and projects, at all levels, and to instil a general sense of pride in the Gibraltarians’ history, identity, culture and way of life.
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TO THE MEMORY OF THE CATALANS SOLDIERS WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE CONQUEST OF GIBRALTAR