GMB 2018: Naa wins star performer in Week Two

By: Jayne Buckman-Owoo
GMB Week 2 Naa star performer
Naa was the star performer of Week Two on Ghana's Most Beautiful

After thrilling the audience with her dance moves and brilliant presentation, Greater Accra Regional representative at the ongoing Ghana's Most Beautiful (GMB) pageant, Naa, emerged the Star Performer last Sunday.

Naa opened with some skillful dance moves and then went on to talk about musicians who have placed Ghana on the international stage.

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She mentioned the likes of Osibisa, Wulomei, Kojo Antwi and Amakye Dede.

Naa then stressed the fact that Ghana has a lot of talents which we can use for foreign exchange. Naa received fair comments from the judges and came up tops at the end of the show.

The night however turned out bad for Central Region's Tewa who was a total mess on stage.

Tewa had a bad night

She came in as the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture and tried to woo Africans in the Diaspora to visit the motherland but she forgot her lines and had several breaks before bringing her presentation to an end. It was very embarrassing.

Guest judge, Bella Ahu, advised her to understand whatever she presents on stage and make it her own to avoid such an instance in future.

Ohemaa from the Brong Ahafo Region did her presentation on Adinkra symbols. She elaborated on what they mean and where they originated from and ended by entreating all to Wear Ghana, Eat Ghana and Feel Ghana.

Ohemaa was good

When she took her turn on stage, Ashanti Region's Afrah spoke on Eco- Tourism and mentioned tourist sites like the Kakum National Park and Boabeng Monkey Sanctuary. She encouraged everyone to visit Ghana, patronise Ghana and enjoy Ghana.

Afrah focused on tourist sites in the country

Upper East representative, Wekia did her bit on dances from her region and how they can be used to promote tourism.

Wekia used dance to highlight the country's tourism potential

Adepa from the Western Region entreated Ghanaians to keep the country clean, "it's about time we changed our mindset and attitude, open defeacation and littering must stop, let us not deter people from visiting our country, let's keep our country clean," she said.

Adepa highlighted the importance of sanitation

From the Northern Region came Nabia who also did a presentation on tourist sites in Ghana. She portrays herself as a soon-to-be bride contemplating where she should have her honeymoon.

Nabia encouraged people to have their honeymoon in Ghana

She mentioned sites like the Akosombo Hotel and Kokrobite and managed to convince her husband for them to have their honeymoon in Ghana.

She appeared as a movie producer being interviewed and Nuo from the Upper West Region spoke about the movie titled, The Visit. She stressed that tourism involves music and dance while movies also have a role to play.

Nuo was a movie producer

From the Volta Region came Dzifa who was a travel agent. She sold Ghana to a potential tourist from the United States and the package she had for him was very attractive.

Dzifa the travel agent

She also emphasised that Ghana is a peaceful and united country as can be seen through our food, dances etc.

She may have been the last to come on stage but Eastern Region's Abena was impressive as a fashion designer who encouraged all to wear Made in Ghana. "We need to patronise our own," she drummed in.

Abena was a seamstress

Judges for the night were Linda Ampah, Bernie Asher and guest judge Bella Ahu. The show was presented by Johnnie Hughes and Nana Ama Agyeiwaa with a performance by Sherifa Gunu.

The judges; from left Madam Bella Ahu, Madam Linda Ampah and Bernie Asher