Saturday, 11 July 2020
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Indian film festival in Accra

This festival of Bollywood’s best films is becoming an annual event. It was started in 2009 by the High Commission of India, in conjunction with Silverbird Cinemas, to mark Republic Day on 26 Ja...
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The Place. Migration from Africa to Europe

Baba Musah Swallah looks at the subject of illegal migration from Africa to Europe. He uses a mix of media in his works, such as canvas, wood, glass, cloth and rope. Two friends of the artist died...
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Coffins in Ghana

Coffins like Nowhere Else. Eric Adjetey Anang is known in Ghana and abroad as one of the country’s most innovative coffin designers. He has presented his work at international events in Belgium,...
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UDO Ghana Street Dance dances out

UDO Ghana Street Dance is organising Dance Out street dancing every Sunday from 10 November. All dance groups are welcome at Afrikiko off Kanda Crescent. Groups or just single dancers can register for...
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Tei Huagie. Inside Out

This exhibition by the painter, sculptor and designer Tei Huagie opens the new gallery space and gift shop at the Nubuke Foundation. Huagie's work includes abstract geometrical paintings, sculpture...
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Faustin Linyekula in Le Cargo

Choreographer Faustin Linyekula from the Democratic Republic of Congo dances his new solo work Le Cargo. The work is a sort of self portrait worked out within the context of the history and the vio...
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Ghana's fashion and design week

Local and international designers meet at the Movenpick Ambassador hotel. The catwalk shows are on 11-12 Oct and there are also trade shows and fashion accessory exhibitions. Sarah Duah (Germany),...
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African Women in Film Forum

Accra hosts the second African Women’s Film Forum. The theme this year is the creation of social justice content for film and television. On 23 Sept there is the screening of On the Border an...
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Live Concert by Paapa

This live concert will be performed by Paapa, a Dutch vocalist with Ghanaian roots, who has become over the past years a friend of Alliance Française. On this occasion the public will listen to...
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Highlife Afro Fusion Concert

This concert, entitled Gold Coast Sickness, will be performed by the historical Ghanaian band The Ramblers and the New Zealand Afro-fusion band Zoh Zoh. The Ramblers International Band was founded in...
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Akoo Show Choir

This concert is performed by Akoo Show Choir, a male voice ensemble founded in Winneba, Ghana, by Fancis Baffoe in 2012. On this occasion these talented young singers will stage its repertoire, which...
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German-French Friendship Concert

This Geman-French Friendship Concert will be performed by German and French musicians. The first part will focus on classical music by German composers, while the second will highlight some extracts o...
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Thursday-Films: Full Metal Village

This movie by Sung-Hyung Cho is entitled Full Metal Village and is set in Wacken, a small country village in northern Germany. This tranquil and quiet village is awakened once a year during The Wacken...
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Reading by Dr. Mawuli Adjei

For the series Writers’ Project, this reading is held by the Ghanaian writer, poet and academic Dr. Mawuli Adjei, who reads some extracts from his novel Taboo. Adjei is also a British Chevening...
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Writers Project of Ghana

This event takes place within the Ghana Voices Series and consists of a monthly book reading, dedicated to the novel Circles by the Ghanaian writer and organizational psychologist and consultant Boaky...
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Art Installation by Gideon Appah

This large-scale art installation, which combines a video with some sculptural pieces, was created by Gideon Appah and entirely covers the horizontal walls and the interior ceilings of Goethe-Institut...
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Projection of Fisher of Kids

Goethe hosts the world premiere of the German movie Fisher of Kids by Steven Keen and Bastian Schneider. It tells the true story of James Kofi Annan, who was sold into Ghana´s fishing industry...
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Italian Movie Night during European Union Week

On occasion of the European Union Week, the Italian embassy in Accra proposes an Italian Movie Night with La Seconda Notte di Nozze by Pupi Avati, set in Italy at the end of world war two. Liliana, a...
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Spanish Cinematographic Soirée for European Union Week

On occasion of the European Union Week, the Spanish embassy promotes this cinematographic soiree, which consists of two film screenings of Spanish movies. Las Trece Rosas by Emilio Martínez-L&a...
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Accra swimming championship

The Ghana Swimming Association (GSA) is holding the Loya Accra Open Swimming Championship on 27 April in the north-eastern Accra suburb of Legon. The one-day tournament is being organised in collab...
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