Details: 2016 Ghana Music Week Festival
Ghana Music Week is a music festival held in Ghana, West Africa to celebrate Ghanaian music, one of Africa’s thriving music industries. The annually held festival aims to create heightened awareness and exposure for Ghanaian music and its artistes. The theme for this year’s festival is “Ghana Music Meets Tourism”
This year’s edition promises to be intriguing with its line-up. The week as defined by organizers starts from March 1 and ends on March 7, 2016.
Tuesday, 1st March: Media Launch at GH One TV premises.
Wednesday, 2nd March: Ghana Music Day. The airwaves shall be filled with Ghanaian music, thus all radio stations are encouraged to support this initiative to make it a success. Musicians shall host various shows on selected radio and television stations.
Thursday, 3rd March : Ghana Music Investment Forum. This is a forum which will educate the attendants on the topic of investment. It will attract musicians, artiste managers, music producers, industry workers and the general public. It will also feature both top local and international resource personnel. The venue is British Council hall, from 10am to 5pm.
Friday, 4th March (Climax): International Music Expo. A cross-cultural mix-bag with musical performances from USA, UK, India, China, Jamaica, Denmark, Nigeria, and so on. The venue is National Theater, and the time is 8pm. Musicians who’ll perform on the night are Knii Lante, CALABASH, Dela BOTRI, Wulomei, Obour, Bessa Simmons, Ghana Dance Ensemble and Bibi Brew, among others.
There’ll be a 2-day non-stop musical carnival at Prof John Evans Atta Mills High Street at Accra. Thus, it’ll start on 5th March at 4pm and continue on 6th March at 10am till late.
The 2016 Ghana Music Week Festival is proudly sponsored by American Embassy, British Council and Gold Coast Fund Management with support from IPMC and National Theater.