President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama has joined Ghanaian musicians and some stakeholders to endorse the upcoming GMW Festival 2014 scheduled for March 3-9, 2014. They included Reggie Rockstone, Samini, Kojo Antwi, Gyedu Blay Ambolley, Becca, Kofi Amoah and KKD.
The second edition of the GMW Festival 2014 is organised in collaboration with the National Theater, Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Creative Arts, TV3, GH-One and Fantasy Entertainment.
GMW Festival 2014 will be held at the National Theater, Accra Sports Stadium and other venues in Accra under the theme: “Positioning Ghanaian Music as the ‘HEARTBEAT of Tourism”.
Key goal is to create the industry’s biggest platform to bring together and encourage participation of artistes, stakeholders, the media, policy makers and music users; and to recognize, promote and underscore the importance and value of Ghanaian music forms.
Key highlights include:
- Ghana Music Day on Radio (Mon. March 3, 2014)
- The Opening Ceremony & Stakeholders’ Forum (March 3)
- GH. All-Star Live! Concert (Accra Stadium on March 8)
- Ghana Music Honours- Awards Show by musicians for
musicians (National Theater on March 5)
- 2-day Musicbiz Workshop at the British Council (March 5 & 6)