Actress Ciceley Tyson At The 2004 Gala Ball
Photo By Erasmus Williams
Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
December 18, 2009 (CUOPM)
The date for the Ninth Annual Prime Minister’s New Year’s Gala hosted by the Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas has been announced.
According to the Chairperson of the Gala Committee, Attorney at Law and former Speaker of the St. Kitts and Nevis National Assembly, Ms. Marcella Liburd, the gala event will take place at the Grand Ballroom of the St. Kitts Marriott Resort and Royal Beach Casino on Saturday 2nd January 2010.
According to Ms. Liburd, 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 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. and Prime Minister of Barbados, the Hon. David Thompson.