It’s Official: The 2024 Akwaaba Festival Has Been Launched

Actors David Dontoh and Akumaa Mama Zimbi were at the Launch

For the past two years, the festival has united patrons from the Diaspora and within Ghana.

The lovely Culture and heritage will indeed be divulged at this year’s event through dance, food, music, and many more.

Organizers of the festival are exceptionally hopeful that this year’s edition will come with loads of excitement and mind-blowing performances.

Kofi Atta Kakra Kusi, the Ghana Tourism Authority’s Deputy Director of Corporate Affairs, claims that the organization is making every effort to elevate the initiative to higher ground as part of its global promotion strategy.

“GTA pledges its continuous support and cooperation for the promotion and development of domestic tourism in Ghana through the network, collaboration and partnership of Akwaaba Festival”, he said.

He also extolled the organizers of the festival for such a drive since it helps the youth with fostering an interest in tourism, entertainment, and culture sectors.

He said that because of this, they can take courses about culture, which helps them find work and makes money for themselves and Ghana as a whole.

“The Akwaaba Fest obviously will offer participants the opportunity to learn each other’s culture, history, and heritage across all 16 regions and thus create national cohesion and a sense of belongingness,” he said.

Other dignitaries, such as veteran actor David Dontoh, media personality and actress Akumaa Mama Zimbi, and other enthusiasts of the arts and culture, were in attendance.

The 2024 Akwaaba Festival is a three-day event that will take place at the National Theatre beginning on March 6 and running through March 8.

Among the festival’s many captivating site attractions are the sale and exhibition of Ghanaian art and crafts, traditional textiles and accessories, local beverages, and a food bazaar.

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Patrons will also be taken care of with limitless Ghanaian music with a two-day free music show supported by the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA). Season 2 of Miss Akwaaba will be sent off also, beginning in April.

Interested exhibitors and sellers are to call 030 222 0715 or 053 548 1988 to book a space for the display, promote their products, and grandstand the cultural magnificence of the country.

The festival’s theme, “Telling the rich history and traditions of the Ghanaian culture and hospitality” invites everyone to participate in Ghana-themed activities like wearing Ghana, singing Ghana, dancing Ghana, eating Ghana, and drinking Ghana.

The 2024 Akwaaba Celebration is organized by Ceejay Media in association with MUSIGA and supported by the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA).

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