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‘Thank God For Idiots’ at National Theatre

If you are yet to see the extremely hilarious ‘Thank God For idiots’  play written by  Latif Abubakar and produced  by Globe Productions, then a good time to catch it is at 7.00p.m. on Monday, September 22 when it  runs as part of the month-long Ghana Theatre Festival. 

Ahantas observe Kundun festival

A grand durbar of the chief, elders and people of the Essikado Traditional Area in the Western Region has been held to climax this year’s celebration of the Kundum festival by the Ahantas.

Why thank God for idiots?

Writer and producer, Latif Abubakar, and his Globe Productions make a return to the National Theatre stage on Monday, September 22, with his new stage play titled, Thank God For Idiots.

In memory of Kofi Awoonor

It’s been a year since Ghanaian poet and novelist, Prof Kofi Awoonor was shot and killed during the Westgate Mall terrorists attack in Kenya.  And in his memory, a number of activities would be held in Ghana and Kenya to mark his death.

Colombian salsa group coming to town

The acclaimed Colombian salsa group, La 33, will on Saturday, June 7, perform at the Round Pavillion at the Ghana International Trade Fair Centre in Accra. 

Noted for their captivating  concerts, La 33 has on several occasions been listed as one of the top 10 salsa bands on the Internet in places such as Colombia, Europe, Japan and Israel.

They maintain a busy schedule of concerts by touring and performing at various festivals across the world.

With over 60,000 albums sold and  2,000 performances on all five continents, La 33 has become one of the most influential Colombian salsa groups on the international scene.

The group  has earned the affection of lovers of good salsa and Latin jazz by the versatility and excellent execution of the brass section.

The event is being organised by the Colombian Embassy in collaboration with  Alliance Francaise.

Students mark AU Day with debates

The Centre for National Culture in the Volta Region has held its 4th Senior High Schools Debate Competition dubbed ‘The PZ-Cussons Cultural Challenge,’ to mark this year’s African Union Day. 

The contest which featured six schools drawn from across the region, was held on  Monday, May 26, at the EPC Mawuko Girls School Hall in Ho under the theme: Youth Embracing our African Heritage.’

Topics for the debate included: ‘Puberty rites have become obsolete and are no longer relevant in  modern society’; ‘Foreign content on our television screens is an importation of culture and not innovation in entertainment’ and ‘Same sex marriage is a human right issue and not a moral matter.’

The event also witnessed some poetry performances from Perfect Obinim of Awudome SHS (AWUSCO) and Vanessa Kudayah and Jemima Amewode, both of EPC Mawuko Girls School.

In the debates,  EPC Mawuko Girls SHS won against Peki SHS whilst Vakpo SHS

Airtel staff show creativity

The chilled offices of a telecommunications company may be the last place anybody would go hunting for talents in fashion designing, modeling and make-up artistry.

Two-day carnival to rock Accra

A two-day carnival themed ‘My Culture Rocks’ has been slated to happen on June 28 and June 29 in Accra.

Celebrity Soccer at Lizzy Complex

The first edition of a charity football gala dubbed GH Celebrity Soccer  featuring some of the nation’s finest celebs kicks off this morning at Lizzy’s Sports Complex, East Legon, Accra.

Okyeame Kwame to thrill fans at Citi FM Family Day Out

He has endeared himself to many not just by what he does in music circles but his role as a family man.

Kwabena Kwabena, Shabo Crew in concert

Highly-rated singer, Kwabena Kwabena, will perform tonight, May 24, with the dynamic Shabo Crew band at the +233 Jazz Bar and Grill in Accra.

Sherifa, Elivava for AU Day Concert

They have their own unique styles when it comes to music but one thing that songstresses, Sherifa Gunu and Elivava, bring  out in their songs are the additional touch of traditional feel.

Ebo Whyte brings new play

Prolific writer, Ebo Whyte is keeping to his promise to bring out a new play every three or four months and his latest output is called Games Men Play.

Catwalk tribute to Kofi Ansah on May 30

A catwalk display featuring models in his evocative designs is being planned as part of activities to mark the funeral ceremonies for Ghanaian fashion icon, Kofi Sasraku Ansah, on Friday May 30.

Ghana vrs Naija: who wins this time?

It was not born as a competition but when the first Ghana Meets Naija concert came off in 2011, it was largely believed that the Nigerian artistes performed better than their Ghanaian counterparts. Ghana lost to Naija and since then, subsequent concerts have ignited a rivalry on the music stage.

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