In addition, they have given the commitment that local and international stars will also perform, at what has become a must in ringing in the New Year.
Chairperson of the Gala Committee and Government Minister, Marcella Liburd revealed that a date has been set for the Eleventh Annual Prime Minister’s New Year’s Gala hosted by Dr. Denzil Douglas. She said the event will take place on Sunday 1st January 2012.
Ms. Liburd said, “Our theme ‘Celebration’ reminds us that despite the difficult economic realities we still have so much to celebrate and be thankful for as individuals and a nation.”
Guest Speakers at previous galas included prominent United States Congresswoman, Maxine Waters; Actress Cicely Tyson; Nation of Islam Leader, Louis Farrakhan; Emmy Award Winner and Broadcaster Del Walters; Founder and President of Trans Africa, 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, David Thompson and former Jamaica Prime Minister and Caribbean statesman, Percival atterson.