The president of Ghana, H.E. John Dramani Mahama is expected to open the upcoming Ghana Music Week, according to MUSIGA’s Rex Omar.
The Ghana Music Week is a week long event that is geared at celebrating and promoting authentic Ghanaian music.
It is organised by the Musicians Union of Ghana, the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Creative Arts, the National Theatre and other supporting partners.
The Ghana Music Week will be the biggest gathering of authentic Ghanaian music and its related elements. The first Ghana Music Week (GMW) will be held at the National Theater from March 4 to 10, 2013 under the theme: “Engaging MUSIC as a catalyst for Unity and National Growth”.
Highlight of events for the week include:
• Ghana Music Day on-the-air, in association with the Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA) on Saturday, March 2, 2013
• Sales & Exhibition- display of general goods and services all week at both the exterior and foyer of the National Theater.
• Training and Seminars for musicians / creative arts people
• Symposiums, workshops, stakeholders’ dialogue
• National Music Essay & Poetry Contest- for student
• Food Court & Chill Zone- including bars, a resident Niteclub
• Highlife, Gospel Concerts and Comedy Shows
• Ghana Unity Concert (56Hitzdependence Concert) – Wednesday March 6, 2013
• Musiga All-Star and Awards Nite- Saturday March 9, 2013