Coordinators of Memphis in May International Festival International Week have chosen Ghana to be a part of the subject of 2020’s social salute. Officials of the festival surveyed the aftereffects of the 2019 festival and inferred that Ghana ought to be honoured. The month-long salute to Ghana will start from 1st to 31st May, 2020.
That said, coordinators of the festival anticipate presenting this honor on the African continent and rising star in the worldwide network to Memphis and the Mid-South in May 2020.
Besides, the coordinators think the West African country, Ghana is rich in natural resources, exports and especially its way of life (culture). This is an exciting time for Memphians to find and explore the rich in resources West African country.
Ghana is however, glad to have been chosen as the Honored Country for Memphis in May 2020.
Every year, Memphis in May International Festival sorts out an excursion to investigate the respected country ahead of time of the May salute. And this time, Ghana was fortunate to be have been picked.
Both the Board Chair Charles Ewing and President and CEO James L. Holt will lead the excursion to Ghana in March 2020. Unluckily, amidst the COVID-19 infection, rescheduling of the festival may come up as the world is still in a hazardous time.
In the mean time, Ghanaian music stars, Sarkodie and Stonebwoy have been chosen to represent Ghana at the 2020 ‘Memphis in May International Festival’.
Memphis in May is a not revenue driven, organization, whose programs in 2018 contributed more than $137 million every year in economic impact to communities, encouraged city pride, advanced familiarity with Memphis’ legacy, and constructed universal connections and comprehension through education.
Memphis in May is the official festival of the City of Memphis, the beneficiary of 211 lofty Pinnacle Awards from the International Festival and Events Association and has been named to Travel and Leisure’s global list of Festivals Worth Traveling For.
In 2018, Memphis topped CNN Travel’s list of worldwide destinations to visit in May explicitly as a result of the Memphis in May occasions.