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Top French guitarist in Accra to train Ghanaians

The Ghana Guitarist Society (GGS) on Monday featured Mr Thibault Cauvin, a famous French Guitarist in Accra as a way to revive the interest of Ghanaians to play the musical instrument. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency (GNA), the Leader of GGS, Kyekyeku (Eugene Oppong Ampadu), said the class was …

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Music significant vehicle for co-operation – US Ambassador to Ghana

Americans and Ghanaians can accomplished a lot in any area of interaction  if they bring their well-developed talents to the table, Gene A. Cretz, United States (U.S.) Ambassador to Ghana has observed. Ambassador Cretz made the observation after attending a live musical performance by the American group Matuto and Ghanaian …

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Protect Ghana’s concert party – Prof Collins

Professor John Collins, lecturer at the School of Performing Arts, University of Ghana has called for the preservation of the Ghanaian popular concert party productions and comedy to enhance  national development. He said the decline in the concert party theatre productions should be a source of concern to all. Prof. …

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CCML launches 2013 Christian Community Music awards

The Christian Community Microfinance Limited (CCML), a division of the Christian Council of Ghana, has launched the 2013 Christian Community Music Awards (CCMA). Nominations has, therefore, been opened to the general public to vote for the candidates of their choice from now until May 16, to be followed by the …

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Deeba told to get in court with lawyer

The Osu District Magistrate Court on Thursday urged Deeba Acheampong, a musician facing extradition to the United Kingdom over alleged defilement and assault of his two step daughters, to get into constant touch with his counsel. This is to enable him to know that his lawyer Mr Augustines Obuor would …

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PAWA holds 5th lectures in Accra

The Pan- African Writers Association (PAWA) has organized the Fifth PAWA Annual Lecture to mark the 20th International African Writers Day celebration. The lecture was on the topic “Creating Transformation in Contemporary Context: Pan-Africanism as a paradigmatic strategy”, and was delivered by Emeritus Professor J.H. Kwabena Nketia, a music professor. …

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President Mahama to open first ever Ghana Music Week

President John Dramani Mahama is expected to open the first-ever Ghana Music Week (GMW) being organized by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts in collaboration with the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA)on Monday 4th March. The opening of the event will take place at the National Theatre on …

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NY Times: Ghanaian artist goes big

Lately the supersizing of galleries, and of the artworks therein, has been taken as a sign that the art world is losing touch with everything human. That need not be the case, as you can see in “Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui,” the artist’s sumptuous midcareer survey …

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