Talented Ghanaian Afro-pop stars Kidi and Kuami Eugene have thrown their support behind the MASK4ALL initiative aimed at mobilizing and distributing free face masks to the needy in Ghana. The duo will headline the MASK4ALL Charity Concert to help create awareness to the initiative and encourage Ghanaians to donate masks.
According to a spokesperson for the organizers, Other musicians who have committed their support to the initiative include veteran gospel star Yaw Sarpong, Bright of Buk Bak, rising afro-pop singer Mr Drew, Lamisi and many others. The performers are to be backed by the Patchbay Band with DJ Andy Dosty, DJ Vyrusky, DJ Xpliph on rotation and Kabutey-My-MC in charge.
The Charity Concert forms part of the activities of the MASK4ALL Initiate to educate the general public of the Covid-19 infections, Safety and preventive protocols as well as mobilizing face masks for the needy and vulnerable in the society.
Mask4all Charity Concert will be broadcast on Adom TV and Joy Prime at 8PM on Saturday 18th July 2020. Masks4all Initiative is organised by the Coalition of Event Managers and Suppliers (CEMS) in partnership with Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Creative Arts Council and the Multimedia Group.
Burna Boy To Perform At The Premiere of “Nations United: Urgent Solutions for Urgent Times” Film By The UN
An intergovernmental organization that aims to maintain international peace and security, develop friendly relations among nations; The United Nations is set to premier a 30-minute film entitled “Nations United: Urgent Solutions for Urgent Times” promoting actions to tackle the world’s biggest issues from the COVID-19 pandemic to poverty and inequality.
According to the UN, the film, which is set for broadcast globally, and will premiere on the UN YouTube channel on Sept. 19 at 09:00 EDT (13:00 GMT), sets out the actions needed to build a better world as the coronavirus pandemic threatens global progress to end extreme poverty, achieve gender equality, promote human rights, tackle injustice and address climate change.
Created by the United Nations on its 75th Anniversary and to mark five years since the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals, and produced by 72 Films and writer and director Richard Curtis, the film will take audiences on a dynamic exploration of these hard times, the multiple tipping points the planet earth faces, and the interventions that could transform the world over the next 10 years.
It features a performance from Grammy-nominated singer Burna Boy, and a new version of a previous U.N. performance by Beyoncé as well as appearances by education campaigner and U.N. Messenger of Peace Malala Yousafzai, U.N. goodwill ambassadors Cheadle and actress Michelle Yeoh, and UNESCO special peace envoy Forest Whitaker.
U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres and Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed also appear in the film. And the U.N. said Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts will host a radio broadcast and podcast version of the show.
Sarkodie To Lend His Voice To The Launch Of The Pan African Heritage World Museum
After been announced as the Ambassador of the proposed Pan African Heritage World Museum project, the first winner of BET’s Best International Flow act at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards, Sarkodie, together with American rapper and singer Mos Def, (also an Ambassador of the museum project), will deliver unmatch performances at the launch of one of the most important projects of cultural and historical significance of our time, The Pan-African Heritage World Museum.
The vision for the museum including plans to raise $30 million to complete the project will be unveiled at the launch. President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo will be delivering the keynote address. Other speakers include Eminent African Traditional Leaders, some of the major Scholars on the Academic Council, and Coordinators from across the world.
The virtual conference which is being organized by pan-African media company Face2face Africa, a partner of the project, will take place on Monday, September 21st from 11am to 12:30pm EST.
The Pan-African World Museum will be a uniquely curated virtual and physical space located in Ghana, West Africa. The museum is dedicated to sharing the true story of Africa and its people under the watchful eye of the world’s most noted scholars from human creation to present day. The vision of the museum is to curate, preserve and communicate the history, ideals, philosophy, and cultural heritage of people of African descent within a 21st century context of social, economic and political development.
With a projected completion date of 2022, the museum is supported by an international NGO governance model with board of directors and the most prolific group of academic scholars overseeing the development. It has been endorsed by the government of Ghana, UNESCO, the African Union, the Association of African Universities, and more.
“After centuries of separation, people of African descent have an obligation to share a common space that helps to bridge the wide gap that exists among them as a result of deliberate mis-education and historical oppression.
The Pan African World Heritage Museum fulfills this obligation,” said Honorable Kojo Yankah, founder of the African University College of Communications (AUCC).
“Centuries ago when enslaved Africans walked through the “Door Of No Return” in Cape Coast to a world unknown, it was not simply an abduction of human resource. It was a symbolic moment that severed ties between those home and away.
At Face2face Africa, the quest has been to mend these ties as well as be the loudest voice telling the story of Africans separated by chains and by choice.
And that is why we are proud to be a part of a historic Pan-African Heritage World Museum project in Winneba, not far from the Elmina Slave Castle,” said CEO of Face2face Africa, Sandra Appiah while affirming their confirmation to partner this event
The event is free and open to the public. To learn more about the Pan-African World Museum and how you can support, visit pahw.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Connect FM Community Street Rap Battle Grand Finale Slated For Sept. 19
After eight competitive weeks of extraordinary performances, which saw the men being separated from the boys, the final showdown is here!
The grand finale of season three of Connect FM’s Community Street Rap Battle is scheduled to take place this weekend, Saturday 19th September 2020 at Kojo Krom Lorry Park at 7PM. The show will also stream live online, Facebook: Connect 97.1.
According to the Management of Connect FM, the grand finale of the Connect FM Community Street Rap Battle promises to be fun filled with unique rap bars, hard punchlines, inventiveness and lyrical dexterity.
Your guess is as good as mine, who wins the night when the eleven gifted rappers clash? Who gets the bragging rights and wins ultimate prize: one year management deal, five mastered songs and GHC50,000 worth of promotion across all Media General platforms.
The first runner up will have three mastered songs and GHC10,000 worth of promotion as the prize package whilst the second runner up will receive two mastered songs and GHC10,000 worth of promotion across all Media General platforms.
The Connect FM Community Street Rap Battle is sponsored by Adonko Next Level Energy Drink and Verna Active Mineral Water.
Camidoh, Adina, KiDi, Others To Perform At Ghana’s Most Beautiful Grand Finale
TV3 Network, Ghana’s number one television station has released a tight list of top rated Ghanaian musicians to performing at this year’s finale of its beauty reality show, Ghana’s Most Beautiful. The performers include the multiple award winning musicians, Adina and Kidi, the sensational singer, Camidoh and Mentor Reloaded winner, Optional King. Legendary group, Praye, will also be performing on the night.
All is set for the big night as the debate continues on social media with people promoting and canvasing for votes for their favorite contestants. Who wins the ultimate prize and becomes the 2020 Ghana’s Most Beautiful Queen?
It promises to be a night of glitz and glamour accompanied by a fierce competition on Sunday 20th September 2020 when the six finalists mount the stage to compete in the grand finale of the 2020 Ghana’s Most Beautiful.
Which of the six finalists is likely to win the crown? Kafui of the Volta Region, Afriyie of the Central Region, Greater Accra’s Naa, Ofosua from the Eastern Region, Zuzu, the pride of Northern Region, Talata of the Upper East Region or Ahafo Region’s Abena?
Ghana’s Most Beautiful is a platform for showcasing and educating members of the general public on the rich Ghanaian culture and other elements shared by members of various societies in all the regions across the country.
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