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Grand Gala tickets now available 

Friday, July 27, 2012 | 11:35 AM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica - Tickets for the Grand Gala, to be staged on August 6, at the National Stadium, are now available to the public.

The Grand Gala, dubbed ‘Tributes In Gold’, is the highlight of the National Independence celebrations. This year’s event will highlight the significant achievements of the nation over the past 50 years.

Ticket venues include:

  • Tastee Limited in Downtown Kingston, Cross Roads, Portmore and Spanish Town
  • Captain’s Bakery on Half-Way Tree Road, Downtown Kingston and Portmore; 
  • Registrar General’s Department in Spanish Town; Parish Offices of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC)
  • The Postal Corporation of Jamaica on South Camp Road;
  • Inland Revenue Department on Constant Spring Road, King Street and Spanish Town; and
  • The Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre.

The Gala will feature dancing, choral and orchestral music, popular entertainers and pyrotechnic and fireworks displays.



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