Queen’s Jubilee marks an extraordinary achievement by Her Majesty.
It is her Jubilee Anniversary as Queen, not only of the United
Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, but also of her other
Realms, including Gibraltar of which she is Queen.
Gibraltarians, privileged to have her as our Queen, have joined in the
international celebrations of the Diamond Jubilee with drama festivals,
street parties, concerts and, as a highlight, will be welcoming the Earl
and Countess of Wessex to Gibraltar in representation of Her Majesty.
Many local organisations have celebrated in different ways.
Some events are still scheduled to take place during the months
of June and July.
the leading up to the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations, British Taekwondo
Gibraltar held it’s 10th Junior Kyorugi and 8th Junior
Poomsae National Championships back on Friday 25th May
2012, in commemoration of this special occasion.
over 60 members took part in the event, in different categories, and was
successfully conducted by Masters Edward & Ernest Garcia 5th Dan.
participant/instructor/helper received a commemorative medal sponsored
by the Gibraltar Government. These were presented by The Hon Paul
Balban, whom we had the privilege of sharing the event with.
Masters Edward and Ernest Garcia on behalf of British Taekwondo
Gibraltar presented Mr. Balban with a crystal Rock of Gibraltar and a
Both Masters Edward and Ernest Garcia are extremely delighted with the
outstanding performance of their pupils at the Championships.
part of our continued support towards the local community, The Chief
Minister of Gibraltar, The Hon Fabian Picardo has invited Master Ernest
Garcia to a reception being held on the occasion of the visit of Their
Royal Highnesses The Earl & Countess of Wessex to Gibraltar.
Taekwondo Gibraltar would like to take this opportunity to give a big
thank you to all the instructors for their dedication and time spent
preparing their members for the Championships, to the GSLA for their
help with the facilities at the Stadium, to the Gibraltar Government for
the lovely trophies & medals provided and to anyone who helped with
the preparation and on the actual day of the event.
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