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All set for 4th Ghana Poetry Festival

BY: Graphic.com.gh
Some of the dignitaries expected to grace Ghana Poetry Festival
Some of the dignitaries expected to grace Ghana Poetry Festival

The 4th edition of the Ghana Poetry Festival has been slated for November 13 to 18, this year, at the National Mausoleum in Accra.

The event, organised by Values for Life, is expected to bring together poets, writers, and lovers of literary works as well as industry players in the literary arts industry.

The Ghana Poetry Festival was instituted by Values for Life in 2014 as part of measures to promote poetry development in Ghana and by extension, Africa and the world.

The festival has generated some excitement among both established and budding poets from across the country.

Poets and writers expected to grace the 4th edition of the festival to facilitate some poetry workshops and class, include Professor Atukwei Okai, Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyeman, Professor Anyidoho, Professor Lade Wosornu, Nana Gyan Apenteng, Dr Eyi Kobena Acquah, Mr Kojo Yanka, Dr Mawuli Adjei, Mr Adjei Agyei Baah and popular musicians, Amandzeba and Blakk Rasta.


Activities slated for the invent include poetry class for some selected schools within the Greater Accra Region as well as poetry performances in different languages scheduled to take place at the University of Ghana, Legon.

The organizers of the event would also hold close-up sessions on poetry development with some Ghanaian literary gurus, such as Dr Eyi Kobena Acquah at the Jamestown Café in Accra.