The Ministry of Culture are presenting the first Gibraltar International Magic Festival, which will take place from 5th-11th December.

The Festival is produced by GibMedia and is comprised of stage shows, close-up Magic, conferences and workshops.

Magic and Illusion Shows are breaking box office records in Broadway and the West End. The Festival will bring together award-winning illusionists from Japan, Canada, Netherlands, the USA, UK and Gibraltar at the John Mackintosh Hall.

Festival Director Jordan Lopez of GibMedia said: “Watch out for a very special week, which has been 10 years in the making. It’s magic so expect plenty of surprises.

Minister Linares said: “This is going to be an amazing festival adding an integral element to the expanding culture offerings for our community. We have a range of successful events now on offer and the Ministry of Culture is delighted to support this International Magic Festival for the enjoyment of our community and visitors alike.

Ticket prices start from as little as £10 and a range of free events are also on offer. Tickets are available online at www.buytickets.gi and www.magic.gi.