Category: Arts

Ghanaian musicians have been advised to take their careers seriously and be disciplined in their work. This advice was given by the founder and leader of Osibisa Teddy Osei who gave the advice at a seminar for students at the University Education, Winneba and the University of Cape Coast. The...

Ghanaian poet, singer and spoken work artist Ama Asantewa Diaka, popularly known as Poetra Asantewa has been announced as a 2016 OneBeat Fellow by the United States Embassy – Ghana. In an announcement, the embassy wrote: We are happy to announce poet, singer and spoken word artist Poetra Asantewa (Ama...

Ghanaian music has always oozed out special talent and different rhythms that capture the hearts of people in Africa and beyond. This torch has been wielded by the likes of Kojo Antwi, Akosua Adjapong, Sena Dagadu and in recent times championed by new age queens like Efya, Becca, Irene Logan,...

Ghana’s most creative radio entertainment show is back on radio. Citi FM has announced the return of the weekly arts show Saturday Live, beginning on Saturday May 21, with Kojo Akoto Boateng. Having previously thrilled listeners with a line-up of some of Ghana’s finest entertainers, the show returns, with a...

Okyeame Kwame is a phenomenal gentleman. He is in a special league of musicians who have used their influence to change the lives of the under privileged in the society. Okyeame’s Hepatitis B campaign helped thousands of Ghanaians; the campaign educated free screening, education and in some instances treatment to...

The OneBeat global music batch of artists have come together to bring out a 15 track mixtape. Found Sound Nation (FSN) is a collective of musicians and artists who leverage the unique power of creative sound-making to help build strong, just, healthy communities. The mixtape proudly features music and instruments...

British architect David Adjaye is to become Sir David Adjaye after receiving a knighthood for services to architecture in the New Year’s Honours 2017. Adjaye, 50, will receive the Knight Bachelor award as part of the Queen’s biannual honours programme, which recognises the “achievements and service of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom”. The Central Chancery of...

The annual Chale Wote Arts Festival at James Town in Accra has provided opportunity for participants to take photos of some great artworks being exhibited at the event. The taking of ‘selfies’, which has become the norm with photo taking opportunities was not missing at the 2016 edition of the...

The Chale Wote Street Art festival has grown in leaps and bounds and has by far become the most popular street event in Ghana. The colorful festival in its sixth year and organised by Accra [dot] Alt begins today and promises to supersede its previous jam packed events. The theme...

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