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Maiden edition  of “This Is New Africa” (TINA) Festival will take place on 4th January 2019 at Round Pavilion, Trade Fair in Accra.

A new African sound has captured the attention of the world in recent years.  The sound has gained millions of followers from every corner of the globe. African music is fast becoming a force to be reckoned in the global music scene.  

The aim of the annual TINA Festival is to become the home of this sound and music genre.  It will be the place where people go to experience the genuine lifestyle that comes with the music.  

The festival will be a day party populated with a market fair and activities, and then an evening concert with performances from Afro beat pioneer Fuse ODG, Sarkodie - one of Africa's greatest hip-hop artists, Stefflon Don, Joey B, Lethal Bizzle and many more.
 
TINA Festival will be to Afro beat what Glastonbury is to Rock music.  Beyond the music and the lifestyle, the festival will also promote the continent and Ghana in particular; becoming a catalyst for tourism and investment. 

Global Afro beat superstar Fuse ODG helped to create the TINA Festival. As one of the leading pioneers of the sound, he has been using his music and influence to promote Ghana and Africa in a way that has never been done before.

He is famous not only for his music and helping the rise of Afro beat world-wide but also for his tireless commitment to re-educate how Africa is perceived in the world. 

Fuse’s efforts to spread this message have allowed him to connect with a variety of artists worldwide making him the first Ghanaian to receive a Grammy Award.  

He has invited global superstars such as Ed Sheeran to stay with him in Accra and gained an experience of Ghana aimed at changing global perceptions.

It is in that same vision that has led to the creation of the TINA Festival.

In re-uniting the Global African Diaspora, TINA Festival will be part of wider series of events over three days held at Ghana’s most iconic venues.




TINA Festival Itinerary

2nd January  2019 - National  Builders  Day

(Akosombo School)

In  2007, This Is New Africa  (TINA)  and  Wood  World  Mission  Charity  started a  school  in Akosombo with  just  a  handful  of  students.  What began as  an Orphanage  is  now  a  thriving  school with  over  200  students  being supported  by  the  organization.

National  Builders  day  is  to encourage  the  diaspora  community  to  give  back to  society.  There  will  be  a  call  for  Volunteers  to  come  and  help  the school. Volunteers will be at Akosombo School  to  paint  the  school  and interact with the pupils  and  inspire  them.  An  exciting  boat  ride  and  tour  of  the beautiful  Akosombo  landscape  fused with  party  in  the  bus  and  lots  of networking  will  be  part  of  the  day  for  all.
 

3rd January  2019 - Global  Diaspora  Conference  and  Exhibition  

(Conference  Centre,  Accra)

The  Global  Diaspora  conference  will  be  looking  at  discussions from  top notch leaders  from  the  continent  on how to take Africa  beyond  aid  and  how to  mobilize  the sleeping  giant  of  the  Diaspora.

Speakers for the TINA Festival are President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, political activist and daughter of Ghana’s first President, Samia Nkrumah, BBC TV broadcaster Reggie Yates, actress Ama K. Abebrese, Fuse ODG and Chaka Bars - I Heart Africa.

Friday, January 4, 2019 will be the day for TINA music festival with artistes like Sarkodie, Fuse ODG and many others billed to perform.

For  further information and enquiry, visit www.tinafestival.com.
 
 
Source: Peacefmonline.com/Ghana
 
 

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