Date set for 11th Annual Prime Minister’s New Year’s Gala

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS (CUOPM) – The date has been set for the Eleventh Annual Prime Minister’s New Year’s Gala hosted by the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas.

According to the Chairperson of the Gala Committee, Minister of Health, Community and Social Development Hon. Marcella Liburd, the gala event will take place at the Grand Ballroom of the St. Kitts Marriott Resort and Royal Beach Casino on Saturday 5th January 2013.


She said the featured speaker, yet un-named, will be one of international acclaim. Local and international stars will also perform at what has become a must in ringing in the New Year.

Guest Speakers at previous galas included prominent United States Congresswoman, the Hon. Maxine Waters; Actress Cicely Tyson; Nation of Islam Leader, the Hon. Louis Farrakhan; Emmy Award Winner and Broadcaster Del Walters; Founder and President of TransAfrica, Mr. Randall Robinson; African-American icon, musician and actor, His Excellency Ambassador Harry Belafonte, Publisher and founder of America’s Black Enterprise Magazine, Earl Gilbert Graves, Sr., the late Prime Minister of Barbados, the Hon. David Thompson and former Jamaica Prime Minister and Caribbean statesman, the Most Honourable Percival J. Patterson.


Story Credit: Erasmus Williams