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50th Anniversary Celebrations for Sir McLean "King Short Shirt" Emanuel

As part of the ongoing 50th Anniversary Celebrations for Sir McLean “King Short Shirt” Emanuel, the 50th Anniversary Committee on Saturday, June 16, 2012, under the theme, “WE ARE THE ONES…” will host a “Black-tie” gala at Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa, where Sir McLean’s peers will gather to pay tribute to him, for his tremendous contribution to Antigua and Barbuda’s development, particularly in the Tourism and Entertainment industries.

On said night, four (4) individuals will receive the Sir McLean “King Short Shirt” Emanuel’s “Lifetime Achievement Award,” and three (3) others will receive the “Peoples’ Award.”

The 50th Anniversary Committee has invited Slinger “The Mighty Sparrow” Francisco, Dr. Hollis “Chalkdust” Liverpool and Hon. Winston “Gypsy” Peters as part of the evening’s entertainment package, and the local complement will comprise Calypso Joe, Franco and King Obstinate.

Tickets for the gala will go on sale from May 8 – 31, 2012.

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