Wiyaala in concert at +233

She is a young woman on the loose for global attention and the Wa-born singer-songwriter, Wiyaala, will demonstrate some of the elements that have made her such a hot property on the international circuit at a concert on Saturday, September 19,  at the +233 Jazz Bar and Grill in Accra.

She will be backed at the 9.00pm show by her Djimba World Band. Wiyaala started catching attention here and outside the shores of Ghana two years ago when she split from the Black N Peach group.

Ages to perm at ''osagyefo Night'

Ages, others for ‘Osagyefo Night’

The serene environs at Bermuda Gardens in Abelenkpe will be the place to celebrate the good works of Ghana’s first president, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, when it hosts the first edition of Osagyefo Night on Monday, September 21.

Artistes lined up to thrill patrons on the day are young reggae artiste, Ages Africa, Episode, Ras Kuuku, Gemini, Dominic Wolali and Adomaa.

Miss Galaxy Ghana calls for entries

A new beauty pageant, Miss Galaxy Ghana, which seeks to groom young ladies to champion the need for good environmental practices in the country, has called for auditions scheduled for the Golden Tulip Hotel in Accra.

The maiden edition of the pageant, which has Too Sweet Annan of Trisha fame, Princess Shyngle, Jose Tolbert and Janice Gash, as judges, is also aimed at creating a platform for young ladies to exhibit not just their beauty but their understanding of good and bad environmental practices as well.

3 Northern regional reps for Miss Ghana’15

The Miss Ghana 2015 audition train pitched camp in Tamale on September 2 to select representatives of the three Northern regions.

After taking the hopefuls through a series of auditions including a market activation at the Tamale Central market to show how convincing they are in the martketing field, the judges made up of Inna Maryam Patty, Barrack El-Mahmoud, Kafui Danku and Ell Samuels of Filla FMsettled on three talented and beautiful ladies.

Gabonese musician to perform at Alliance Française

Gabonese R&B star, J-Rio, will on Saturday, September 12, perform alongside other artistes at the Alliance Française in Accra.

The performance forms part of efforts by the Alliance Française to provide visibility to Francophone artistes in Ghana in order to ensure effective and long- lasting collaborations and joint performances with their Ghanaian counterparts.

Hosanna Praise ends well

The Adentan Metropolis was the place to be for lovers of gospel music when this year’s edition of Hosanna Praise concert, came off at the Adentan Community Park last Saturday.

By 3:00 pm, the audience who had almost filled the auditorium were in anticipation of a great show. And it was not surprising how patrons cheered on the first performance from Jesus Crew, a praise and worship group, at about 5:00pm when the event organised by Christ Care International Ministries kicked off.

Let’s tweet Stonebwoy to victory

Reigning winner of the BET Award for Best Africa Act, Stonebwoy stands the chance to make it a double this October if he is nominated for this year’s edition of the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA), Best African Act category.

This year’s nominees for the Best African Act category are AKA (South Africa), Yemi Alade (Nigeria), Davido (Nigeria) and Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)with the last remaining slot up for grabs to the African artiste who can muster the highest numbers of tweets and retweets on social media .

Glitz Style Awards for October

GLITZ Africa, publishers of Glitz Africa Magazine and creators of the Glitz Africa Fashion Week have added another feather to their cap with the announcement of the Glitz Style Awards.

The awards which will come off in October is established to celebrate and recognise true inspirational creativity, success and contributions to the fashion and style industry in Ghana annually.

The strategic focus of the awards is to strengthen the growing Ghana fashion industry through development, promotion and setting international industry standard. According to the organisers, the event is an opportunity for the fashion industry to celebrate and promote the extraordinary creative talents in Ghana and Africa as a whole.

Celestine to launch Turning Around album

Gospel songstress, Celestine Donkor, will launch her Turning Around album on Sunday, September 13, at the Ridma Hotel, McCarthy Hill Junction in Accra.

The 13-track album features top South African gospel singer, Many Jane, as well as well-known Ghanaian acts like Ceccy Twum, Becky Bonney and Joe Mettle. 

Nubuke to host Kweku Opoku’s artwork

Multi-talented man of the arts, Kweku Adu-Gyamfi Opoku, has heaved a sigh of relief after bowing to subtle pressure from friends and family to put some of his paintings and drawings on public display.

The man has been drawing and painting for over 30 years and has persistently pushed back displaying his works despite prodding from numerous angles, till now.

From September 12 2015 to October 3 2015, 52 acrylic paintings on canvas, 20 drawings and 20 digital prints by Opoku  will go on show from 10.00am  at the Nubuke Foundation in Accra.

Bernard Amankwah

Bernard Amankwah hosts another Celebration concert

For the past eight years, gospel artiste, Bernard Amankwah’s passion of giving lovers of gospel music a platform to come together in praise and worship has been achieved through his annual Celebration of His Grace concert and this year’s will be no different.

The Rescue Me artiste, who will be joined by other gospel acts including OJ, Rev. Thomas Yawson, Gwendolyn and Tyra says he is ready to feed patrons to some “soul inspiring” songs at the event scheduled for Sunday, September 20, at the National Theatre.

• A guy about town

Osu Night Market

 For a temporary gig, the event designed and hosted by the Ghana Design Network that takes place at the Osu Night Market every so often is really inspiring.

I mean, it is one of the few events in town that actually sees a great mix of people from all walks of life mingling and bonding and sharing fellowship over, wait for it, kenkey!

Miss Ghana 2015 launched (photos)

Miss Ghana 2015 has been launched in Accra. The Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Elizabeth Ofosu-Agyare launched the event at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Accra on Tuesday morning.

According to the organisers of the beauty pageant, Exclusive Events Company Limited, this year, the winner, first and second runner ups would each take away a vehicle as their prize.


Efya and Friends for ‘Loaded Party’

There is no doubt that female songstress, Efya, is currently one of the finest on the African music scene.

Selina Boateng at Absolute Worship

Em’Praise thrill with Absolute Worship

The atmosphere at the Perez Dome in Accra was charged with praise and worship songs last Sunday when music group, Em’Praise Inc., hosted this year’s edition of its Absolute Worship concert.

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