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Bharathanatyam dancers seek a piece of Guinness Book of Records

Bharathanatyam dancers in Ghana joined other dancers across the world to simultaneous display the classical Indian art form in a bid to secure a place in the Guinness Book of Records.     Over sixty-five dancers made up both males and females, and drawn from the Ghanaian Indian community performed alongside …

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Court to rule of Wisa’s “no case” on January 22

An Accra Circuit Court has fixed January 22, next year to rule on a submission of no case filed on behalf of Eugene Ashe, aka Wisa, a Hiplife Artiste, who has been accused of displaying his manhood during a performance. Prosecution after calling witnesses closed its case before the court. …

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International symposium to celebrate Prof. Anyidoho opens

An International Symposium and Spoken Art Festival dubbed, “A Celebration of Kofi Anyidoho’s Contribution to African Literature and Culture,” was on Thursday opened in Accra.      The three-day event is being held at the University of Ghana-Legon, to mark Prof. Anyidoho’s 70th birthday, which fell on July 25th, 2017.      …

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Kasapreko Company unveils Shatta Wale as brand Ambassador

Kasapreko Company Limited, has unveiled Charles Nii Armah, popularly known as Shatta Wale a popular dance hall musician as the brand ambassador for its Storm Energy drink. The brand Ambassador tagging was aimed at making the drink the leading and most sought after in the country. Mr Richard Adjei, the …

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Artists urged to venture into country music to transform industry   

Mr Samuel Allotey, an artist in country music, has called on musicians to venture into country music to bring some transformation in the industry for good returns. He said Ghanaians loved country music and they would love to see local artists producing it to make the industry vibrant. Mr Allotey, …

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Stanbic Bank Ghana launches 2017 edition of Jazz concert

Stanbic Bank Ghana has launched its 2017 edition of Ghana’s Elite Jazz Concert, which provides a platform for top-musicians, at a high profile event in Accra. The event, scheduled for the Accra International Conference Centre from November 2-4, 2017, on the theme: “Sax and Strings on Cruise,” will feature American …

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Achimota School performs “the Pirates of Penzance” opera

The National Theatre on Saturday was full to capacity as audience were entertained with comic and musical performance of the famous opera, “the Pirates of Penzance” by Gilbert and Sullivan. The stage performance was organised by the Achimota Old Students Association in collaboration with the School as part of the school’s 90th …

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Afia Schwarzenegger husband’s case adjourned to October 31

The case of Lawrence Abrokwa, the husband of Afia Schwarzenegger, who is being held on the charges with two counts of domestic violence, threat of harm, publication of obscene material and assault has been adjourned to October 31.     The matter was adjourned because the substantive judge to hear the matter …

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Akosua Adjepong and another dragged to court over sale of land

Akosua Adjepong, an ace musician and her brother have been put before a Circuit Court in Accra over fraudulent sale of land costing GH¢160,000.00. When the case was called, the court was furnished with a medical report indicating that Akosua Adjepong was not well and could not attend court. However, …

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Paapa Yankson to be buried on October 21

The mortal remains of Ghanaian music legend; Benjamin Akono Kofi Yankson, popularly known as Paapa Yankson would be laid in State on Saturday, October 21, at the forecourt of the State House. Mrs Catharine Abelema Afeku, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, at a press conference, in Accra, on Monday said President …

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