The maiden edition of the Ghana Music Week took off yesterday March 4, at the National Theatre.
It is being held under the theme: �Engaging MUSIC as a catalyst for Unity and National Growth�, and will feature three main branches namely: training/Workshops/Seminars; Film/Theater& Comedy and Musical Concerts.
Some 20,000 are expected to attend the week-long festivities. �Our key goal is to create the industry�s biggest platform to bring together and encourage participation of artistes, stakeholders, the media, decision/policy makers and music users; and to recognize, promote & underscore the importance and value of Ghanaian music forms�, says MUSIGA President, Bice Osei Kuffour.
The week-long event will end on March 10.
Highlight of events for the GMW include:
*Ghana Music Day on-the-air, in association with the Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA) on Saturday, March 2, 2013
*Sales & Exhibition- display of general goods and services all week at both the exterior and foyer of the National Theater.
*Training and Seminars for musicians/ creative arts people
*Symposiums, workshops, stakeholders� dialogue
*National Music Essay & Poetry Contest � for students
*Food Court & Chill Zone- including bars, a resident Nightclub
Highlife, Gospel Concerts and Comedy Shows
*Ghana Unity Concert (56Hitzdependence Concert) � Wednesday March 6, 2013
Musiga All-Star and Awards Night � Saturday March 6, 2013
The GMW is powered by the Musicians Union of Ghana, with support from RLG, Airtel and Smirnoff (Ice & Vodka.
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