Alliance Francaise hosts Eha Ke Zan festival

BY: John Owoo

This year’s edition of the Eha Ke Zan festival, which aims at highlighting aspects of African music and fashion, kicks off on Friday, June 16, at the Alliance Francaise in Accra.

A two-day exhibition of paintings of renowned musicians and fashion designers by Prof. Oduro Frimpong of the Ashesi University in Accra, will herald the opening ceremony.

Also slated for the two-day festival, is a music workshop by the renowned Ghanaian keyboardist, Victor Dey. It is expected to attract both young and experienced Ghanaian musicians as well as artistes from the sub-region.

A live concert featuring music star, Gyedu Blay Ambolley and story teller/actor, Osagyefo Louise, as well as other musicians, will rock the stage on Saturday, June 17, with a variety of  music styles interspersed with storytelling.

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Louise, who is the organiser of the festival, inherited the love for traditional music from his family and finally launched his first album in 2015. His is noted for combining traditional Ghanaian music with salsa rhythms.

Silver Star Auto Limited, Alliance Francaise Accra, UNESCO Ghana and Greenmille Resources Ltd are supporting the festival, which ends on Saturday, June17.

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