Events

First Islamic television reality show inaugurated

Sautul Islam Foundation (SIF) an Islamic charitable organization has inaugurated the first annual Quran memorization competition show in Ghana. SIF was established in the country in 1990, in collaboration with Alhuda Islamic Society (AIS) an NGO. The competition, on the theme, “Promoting Islam through Demystification of the Holy QURAN”, aims at enhancing the awareness of the Holy Quran among the ...

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Ambulley, Amanzeba thrill fans in Natal

High life icons Amanzeba Nat Brew and Gyedu Blay Ambulley on Wednesday night, thrilled football fans with authentic Ghanaian music at the Entertainment Center in the Central City of Natal. The two, who were part of the entertainment package planned for Ghanaian football fans in Brazil served the fans with their brand of songs that kept them dancing all night. ...

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“My Culture Rocks” street carnival to hit Accra

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts is set to host this year’s edition of the Accra Street Carnival on the 28th and 29th of June 2014. The event, dubbed “My Culture Rocks” is aimed at diversifying the country’s tourism, cultural and Creative Arts products and use the event as a tool to create employment and income opportunities for ...

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Citi FM Write-Away Contest 2014 launched

The 9th edition of the Citi FM Write-Away Contest has been launched. The Write-Away Contest seeks to help improve children’s affinity for writing and by extension reading through engaging, thought provoking contest topics. The launch, which came off at the Alsyd Academy – Dzorwulu, saw hundreds of school children, parents and stakeholders in attendance. Speaking at the launch, the Programmes ...

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Tourism Ministry launches National Theater season

The Deputy Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Dzifa Abla Gomashie, has launched the “National Theatre Season” on the calendar of the Ministry at the Ashaiman Senior High School. She also launched the National Drama Festival for second cycle schools. Ms Gomashie said with the influx of foreign culture, it was important to imbue into young people the values ...

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GhanaThink Foundation to host Kumasi Konnect June 25

The Ghana Think Foundation has announced a special event aimed at boosting business and entrepreneurship in Ghana’s second largest city, Kumasi. Kumasi Konnect, an initiative by the GhanaThink Foundation and sponsored by Google (GBG Kumasi) and (mFriday) TechHub seeks to showcase the work of local and international entrepreneurs (social), the impact of their organizations and the opportunities for the youth. ...

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Miss Universe Ghana auditions June 20

Roberta Annan Consulting (RAC), organizers of Miss Universe Ghana have announced that auditions for this year’s pageant will hold at the Villa Monticello (West Airport), on June 20. According to RAC, the pageant has been re-branded to focus more on empowering young women and it hopes that beautiful and intelligent young ladies, who buy into the vision of Miss Universe ...

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Sarkodie wins Best Hiphop act at MTV Africa Music Awards

The 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards took place at the Durban ICC, in South Africa on Saturday night with Sarkodie picking up the gong for Best Hiphop Artist of the Year. Mafikizolo and Davido  won two awards each including artist of the year for Davido and Song of the year for Mafikizolo. Check out the full list of winners: Best ...

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Bass Awards nominations out

Ghanaian reggae and dancehall music, as well as artists, have enjoyed popular growth and have, for the last year, dominated the Ghanaian music space, headlining almost all the major shows, from concerts to awards shows. Rackus Production in partnership with Bullhaus Entertainment and Solid Multimedia, last Saturday, launched the 2014 Bass Awards at a media and stakeholder event held at ...

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Mr. World Ghana Nii leaves for world finals in England

The winner of the maiden edition of the Mr. World Ghana event, Nii Tackie Laryea left Accra Saturday for the United Kingdom, where he is due to represent Ghana at this year’s Mr. World finals on June 15. This is Ghana’s first attempt at the world event, which sees fierce competition from a good number of countries, who gather for a 16 ...

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