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Cosmetics exhibition in Accra

The first African cosmetics exhibition and conference to promote beauty products using shea butter and other natural ingredients. About 1,000 visitors are expected, from cosmetic manufacturers to g...
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Electro Comes to Ghana

The first electro festival in Accra is staged at the Alliance Française. One of the highlights is the Kenyan Just a Band, a house/funk/disco group that plays on 25 Oct. As well as concerts t...
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Accra I Luv Africa film festival

The theme of this four-day film festival for independent film makers of African descent is Connecting the Diaspora. On 24 Oct there are showings of 10 shorts and panel discussions with the artists....
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Italian cultural week in Ghana

Exhibitions of contemporary Italian architecture, music and cinema make up the annual Italian cultural week in Accra. One of the features this year is Tarantula Rubra, a contemporary Italian band,...
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Accra international marathon

The eighth Accra international marathon includes a full marathon as well as half marathon, 10km and 5km courses. The emphasis of the Accra marathon, organised by AIM Ghana, is on an active and heal...
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Ghana Theatre Festival

Ghana's first theatre festival includes some 21 classical and contemporary drama and dance productions, as well as music and a series of workshops for students. The festival, which is supported by...
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Environmental film festival

The festival uses film to create awareness of the environment and how to keep it clean. This year films are focusing on the link between the cleanliness of the environment and public health, in par...
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Ghana Garden and Flower show

The theme of this year's show is Gardening for Value: Health, Beauty, Jobs and Income. The Ghana Garden and Flower show, now in its second year, is designed to highlight the country's horticultural...
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Accra Theatre Workshop

Shakespeare's Macbeth is the fourth summer production of Accra Theatre Workshop (ATW) for young actors. The Accra Theatre Workshop arranges training, workshops and productions for the young and org...
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Chale Wote

Accra’s growing street arts’ festival is back for its fourth year. Organisers are now asking for submission and people willing to hold workshops on this year’s theme, Death: An Et...
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Accra Street Carnival

This carnival, also known as the Oxford Street carnival because it takes place along Osu Oxford Street, is designed to encourage new creative businesses and to attract tourists to Accra. This year...
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Accra Cocktail week

A week that will tell you all you want to know about cocktails. 20 participating bars serve lessons and talks on cocktail mixing, cocktails and food, cocktails with the stars, cocktails and footbal...
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Live in Accra Jazz Festival

Bringing the 1960s jazz scene back to Accra. There are concerts, workshops, master classes and exhibitions.
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Ghana Music Awards

The most important event in the Ghana music season gets underway on 1 April. There are numerous sections up for awards, each of which is divided into best female and male artist and best song. The...
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Francophone film festival

The second edition of the francophone film festival with 10 feature films in French, two animations and 10 Ghanaian shorts in competition. There is also a script-writing workshop. For full details...
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Du Bois in Our Time

An exhibition of work by nine British and Ghanaian artists on the legacy of civil rights leader and Pan Africanist W.E.B Du Bois. Du Bois was a sociologist, historian and an African-American civil...
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Ghana Music Awards

The publication of nominations for the 14th edition of Vodaphone Ghana Music awards. The event, which is sponsored by Vodaphone, is organised by the Ghana musicians’ union, the ministry of touri...
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Temoin, Witness

An exhibition of work by six prominent African photographers. Breathtakingly beautiful landscapes combine with disturbing modern cityscapes and shocking industrial environments. The work on show...
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Wanlov the Kubolor

The Paillote Takpekpe series to encourage local visual and performing artists starts again at the end of February at the Alliance Française. Every last Wednesday of the month a local artist...
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Blitz the Ambassador

Blitz the Ambassador starts his world tour, called Afropolitan Dreams, in Accra. Born and brought up in Accra, Blitz the Ambassador (Samuel Bazawule) now lives in Brooklyn. This hip-hop artist i...
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