THE stage is set for the ever-popular Concert Party Show to return to the National Theatre, Accra on Sunday, October 11.
Alhaji Dr Oti Boateng, Chief Executive Officer of Chocho Industries, who disclosed this said the show, rechristened ‘Chocho Concert Party’, is set to hit the screens of Cine Plus and Kantanka TV (KTV).
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After going into hibernation due to financial and logistics challenges, the forthcoming episodes will be a reloaded version which is expected to draw millions of viewers to their sets.
At a grand launch in Accra on Wednesday, the Chocho boss indicated that the blend of rich cultural values and entertainment portrayed by the Concert Party Show informed his company’s decision to revive it.
“You will bear with me that years gone by, the Concert Party Show played a key role in shaping the lives of many in the country. “Entertainment is key in every human setting, laughter they say has a great medicinal value and this is one of the ways to achieve it.
“As somebody who places premium on the well-being of people; the work I do manufacturing of skin care products and mineral water bear testimony, I believe this will go a long way to promote our rich cultural and social values,” said Alhaji Chocho.
Tourism and Creative Arts Minister, Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu Agyare praised the new sponsor for bringing back the show she described as an educational tool.
She said “I love Concert Party so do my family. Back in the days, a junior sister of mine will not move an inch when the programme is about rolling out on the screen.
“We have learnt a great lesson from what we just saw, I mean the demonstration by the actors- we have learnt about how to let go as well as how to love, Alhaji Chocho, I salute you.”
Dignitaries such as Professor John Collins, David Dontoh, Amy Appiah Frimpong, Acting Executive Director at the National Theatre, graced the occasion which saw Bishop Bob Okala and others giving a foretaste of what to expect on October 11.