The 2013 edition of the MTN Twin City Festival was launched at Skyy Power House Auditorium in Takoradi by the Mayor of Sekondi Takoradi, Capt Anthony Cudjoe (rtd).
The exciting entertainment events to slated for the month-long festival starts tonight, October 5 with a star- studded concert at Akroma Plaza. Artistes on the bill include Kaakie, Samini, Kwaw Kesse, Edem, Kofi King Arthur and others.
Friday, October 8 is MTN Movie Night and Kwaw Ansah’s latest film, Praising The Lord Plus One will show at Akroma Plaza Auditorium at 7.00pm.
Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26 have been labelled Yellow weekend in the Sekondi Takoradi area. Gifts will flow for people spotted in town and at various work places displaying their Yellow swag.
The climax of the festival is on Saturday, October 26 with the MTN Walk-a-ton, free medical screening and games at T Poly Park.
There’s also a grand Twin City Fest thanksgiving concert featuring Cecilia Marfo, O Jay, Koda, Anointed Voices and other exciting gospel artistes at Jubilee Park.
The Mayor of Sekondi Takoradi said at the Twin City launch that the Western Region has a double reason to celebrate this month because it is also the anniversary month of Skyy Power FM which chalks 16 years as A leading radio station in the Western and Central regions.
He praised MTN for investing in corporate, social and entertainment events that enrich the quality of life in the Twin City.
Capt. Anthony Cudjoe (rtd) cited the Sekondi Yesu Asor Easter Celebration and the annual Christmas Carnival as landmark events sponsored by MTN in the Twin City apart from the Twin City Festival.
The launch event was also addressed by the Western Regional Territorial Senior Manager of MTN – Abubakar Mohammed.
He outlined key MTN projects to be commissioned as part of the celebration which include the Sekondi Library refurbishment and the Ahantaman Senior High School set of classroom block project.
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