MUSIGA to launch GMW-UK 2016 at the Ghana High Commission in London

The Ghana Music Week Festival is growing from strength to strength as there advanced plans to launch the UK edition dubbed GMW-UK in UK this August.

With the main goal of creating the biggest platform in the UK to market Ghanaian music and tourism to the world; as well as attracting tourist traffic to Ghana for the main annual Ghana Music Week Festival next March would be held at the Conference Hall of the Ghana High Commission, 13 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PN, in the first week of August 2016.

The Media Launch would unveil to the general public, such details as event date, venue, format as well as headline artistes and sponsors for GMW-UK 2016.

The GMW-UK launch in London was confirmed when the GMW & MUSIGA Executives led by GMW Director, Verus Nartey met the Ghana High Commissioner, H.E. Victor Emmanuel Smith at the Ghana High Commission whiles on a trip to London.

GMW-UK

The GMW-UK 2016 takes place in London in October 2016. During the event, there will be a presentation of the #StoryofGHMusic from its many styles and forms. Also, a big-name artiste from highlife, hiplife, dancehall, gospel and traditional Ghanaian music genres each would be announced at the Media Launch in London.

 

Attending the Media Launch would be the Ghana High Commissioner, H.E. Victor Emmanuel Smith, a Director at the Ministry for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, some Ghanaian top notables in the UK, MUSIGA Executives and a good representation of the media- both local and international.

 

Organized by the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), Showbiz Africa, Fantasy Entertainment, Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Creative Arts (MoTCCA), 2016 GMW-UK, is in collaboration with the Ghana High Commission (UK), Abbeam Music Production, ABM Entertainment and Base Inc. Group, UK.

DJ Abrantee (Capital Xtra, UK), H.E. VICTOR EMMANUEL SMITH (Ghana High Commissioner, UK) and Verus Nartey (GMW Festival Director)

DJ Abrantee (Capital Xtra, UK), H.E. VICTOR EMMANUEL SMITH (Ghana High Commissioner, UK) and Verus Nartey (GMW Festival Director)

London-based Freddie Annan is the Chairman of GMW-UK while UK’s leading promoter of Afrobeat music and Capital Xtra radio Presenter, DJ Abrantee is the official ambassador for GMW-UK. For all enquiries/information about GMW-UK, please contact DJ Abrantee (djabrantee@yahoo.co.uk) at 0044 7415 643 254. GMW-UK Secretariat is located at Research House, Suit W2 Fraser Road London UB6 7AQ London.

Ghana Music Week (GMW) is a 7-day music festival held annually in Ghana early March, since 2013. As the industry’s biggest platform bringing together artistes, stakeholders, the media, decision/policy makers and music users, it coincides with Ghana’s Independence Day (March 6), each year. For more info: ghanamusicweek@live.com; www.facebook.com/ghanamusicweekhttps://twitter.com/GhanaMusicWk or www.instagram.com/Ghanamusicweek

Freddie Annang, Verus Nartey and Garfield Robinson of the Voice, UK

Freddie Annang, Verus Nartey and Garfield Robinson of the Voice, UK

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