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AMA signs MoU to support 2017 “Chale Wote Street Art Festival”


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Chale Wote Street Art Festival

Accra, Aug. 10, GNA – The Accra Metropolitan
Assembly (AMA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the
2017 “Chale Wote Street Art Festival” in Accra.

The Festival, which is the seventh to be held,
would take place from August 14 to 20 at James Town.

It is being organised by Accra Dot
Alternative, an independent cultural network that promotes the alternative
works of artis

Accra, Aug. 10, GNA – The Accra Metropolitan
Assembly (AMA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the
2017 “Chale Wote Street Art Festival” in Accra.

The Festival, which is the seventh to be held,
would take place from August 14 to 20 at James Town.

It is being organised by Accra Dot
Alternative, an independent cultural network that promotes the alternative
works of artistes.

The Chale Wote Street Art Festival is an
alternative platform that brings art, music, dance and performance out onto the
streets.

Mr Mohammed Adjei Sowah, the Accra
Metropolitan Chief Executive, who signed the MoU and launched the Festival,
urged the youth to take advantage of the event to unearth their talents and
promote tourism in Accra.

He said the AMA was committed to harnessing
the talents of the youth and empowering them to transform their lives, hence
the support.

Mr Sowah advised the people to embrace the
programme to showcase their rich culture to uplift the face of Ga Mashie and
bring investors into the area.

He commended the organisers of the programme
to bring the city of Accra alive.

Nii Mantse Aryeequaye, the Director of Accra
Dot Alternative, speaking to the Ghana News Agency, said they were expecting
artists from 15 countries in Africa to participate in the Festival.

He expressed gratitude to the AMA for its
support to promote the cultural heritage of the people of Ga Mashie and said
they were looking forward to a successful and peaceful programme.

GNA


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