Arts/Culture

Drumming Ghana Workshop to Celebrate Traditional Ghanaian Styles of Music

the event flyer courtesy visitGhana

The Drumming Ghana Workshop is an exciting event that will take participants on a journey of learning more about Ghana’s history of drumming and traditional music. The event takes place from December 20-26, 2020 at the Gold Coast Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge in Ghana. the event flyer courtesy visitGhana The event is a collaborative effort of Tours & Arts Solutions, …

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Lifesavers and creatives top New African magazine’s 100 Most Influential Africans list

LONDON, United Kingdom, December 8, 2020/ — New African magazine (www.NewAfricanMagazine.com) honours men and women who had a significant impact in their different fields; Physicians, scientists and epidemiologists who wrestled with the Covid-19 monster in do-or-die struggles, feature significantly in this year’s list; They are joined by actors, comedians, writers, producers and musicians who made 2020 more bearable thanks to much-needed entertainment. …

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British Vogue Editor Edward Enninful of Ghana Picks North Carolina’s Kennedi Carter for Beyoncé shoot

Kennedi Carter has become the youngest photographer to ever shoot for British Vogue. She had the highest honor of shooting Beyoncé for three covers of the magazine.  She is currently a senior at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, majoring in African American studies. Carter was handpicked by British Vogue Editor,  Edward Enninful after Beyoncé specifically requested a woman of color to …

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The Kumerica evolution and ensuing Akataboyz revolution in Ghana

The term Kumerica was coined by two young Ghanaians named Wesley Osei Ampratwu AKA Blaq Foreigner, and Michael Owusu AKA Armani Sosa respectively. These two original members of the group Akataboyz music group grew up in a town located in Kumasi called Tanoso which is known for the Yaa Asantewaa Girls senior high school — an elite girls school in …

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Nigeria is 60 on October 1, 2020: These Six Images From Six Decades Commemorate Her Independence

As Nigeria prepares to celebrate its independence anniversary, the BBC’s Nduka Orjinmo selects six images, one from each decade, that represent watershed moments in the country’s 60 years of self-rule. 1960s – The making of an African giant A cultural troupe performs during celebrations to mark Nigeria’s independence in 1960 After decades of British colonial rule, Prime Minister Sir Abubakar …

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PLAYWRIGHT LATIF ABUBAKAR TAKES ON STIGMATIZATION AMIDST COVID-19

Ghanaian Playwright Latif Abubakar’s Globe Productions in partnership with the Ministry of Information and supported by AirtelTigo is set to stage another live virtual play to intensify education concerning Ghana’s COVID-19 campaign with a major focus on stigmatization. Dubbed Judas and Delilah Covid-19 edition, the play seeks to bring together top Ghanaian celebrities to join the campaign in fighting stigmatization …

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100 of the most Iconic moments from music history

By: Joni SweetExpress // Getty Images100 iconic moments from music history Think back to the first concert you ever attended. You can probably remember the energy of the crowd yearning for the band to finally take the… Express // Getty Images 100 iconic moments from music history Think back to the first concert you ever attended. You can probably remember …

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