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Julyfest is an annual festival that celebrates the diverse and ever-evolving
culture of food and music in Ghana, whilst promoting youth entrepreneurship in the
music and culinary fields. This year’s julyfest will play host to artists such as as the
fast rising hometown heroes Kwesi Arthur and B4Bonah, Afro-centric rappers like
Manifest, Wanlov The Kubolor and AYAT, The eccentric off-the wall lyricist and
personality Medikal and last but certainly not least the eclectic and colorful R&B
songstress Amaarae, the only female battling in an all male arena. Aiming to cater to
Accra’s self proclaimed foodies and barbecue buffs, the festival will offer a
mouthwatering line-up of talented cocktail experts and specialty chefs that will be serving
everything from fifty bold flavors of crepes to slow roasted barbecues as well as honey
glazed and lemon pepper drizzled everything.

Julyfest will take place on July 1st, 2018 at Crystal Park in East Legon. The
Hawaiian themed day long bash will include activities such as fun photo-booths, face
painting for children and adults, many other interactive games and non-stop music from
some of Ghana’s finest DJs.

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Scilla Owusu Creates Workshop For All Creatives In Ghana.

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Scilla Owusu, 22 year old British Ghanaian Director, producer & screenwriter introduces her new initiative to help give back to the creative industry in Ghana.

Entering the industry at the age of 18. Getting her foot into the industry wasn’t always the easiest. So she wants to resolve this problem for future young entrepreneurs.

She has formed this workshop Youngtrepreneurs which is a social impact workshop. The core goals are to provide youth led workshops in different creative sectors. Infusing professional expertise from Ghanaian experts to improve knowledge, gain job experience, and providing jobs in the medium to long term for young creative talents in Ghana. Especially to also support our priority of progressing gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.

The workshop will be launched in August 2019 based in Accra, Ghana.

For all aspiring creatives in all fields to get involved follow the social media pages now @scillaowusu , @theyoungtrepreneurs

About Scilla Owusu

Priscilla Akosua-Boatemaa Owusu known as Scilla Owusu is a 22 year British Ghanaian Director, Screen Writer , & Producer born in London , UK. Set on changing conversation through film & music videos with her Creative talents intricate eye of detail.

In 2015 , at the age of 18, Scilla Owusu was awarded best web series ensemble at the prestigious Screen Nation Media Awards for the digital online category. For her online series "A lesson Learnt " Since then, Scilla dived into film and music video industry working with a number of Africa's renowned artist . including the likes of stonebwoy, Burna Boy, Mr. Eazi, Davido, Afro B, Patoranking, Sarkodie, Fuse ODG, M.anifest, Maleek Berry And many more.

Scilla aims to make her stamp and help break way for more women of colour and young talents to exercise their skills in the industry at an early age.

By: David Bannor Ofosu

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UCC Gets A Colourful Experience With Kojo Manuel

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The event which was hosted by Kojo Manuel, brought students out as early as 7am on a Saturday morning to jam in colour and party with the La Meme Gang! With music provided by the iPhone DJ, the music was top notch! The Azonto Twins were also present with their energetic moves.Social media was taken over with various colourful pictures and videos from the event which ended at10:30 am as students hailed Rexona for an awesome event.

The most intriguing aspect of the event was when Kojo Manuel had the crowd all jumping with splashes
of colour all round, staining the white shirt everyone had on but no one seemed to care as they jumped
in complete ecstasy and euphoria! This further cements Kojo Manuel as the best party MC so far!

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Ghanaian Visual Artist Prince Gyasi For Investec Cape Town Art Fair 2019

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Ghanaian visual artiste Prince Gyasi after making waves for his apple commissioned project is set to exhibit his work in South Africa.

Investec Cape Town Art Fair showcases a diversity of work that represents the forefront of contemporary art from Africa to the world, and the world to Cape Town.
The city boasts a vibrant arts scene, driven by the top galleries on the African continent and beyond. Thanks to its diverse cultural heritage and geographic beauty, Cape Town is a compelling destination for both art world professionals and collectors alike.

Prince Gyasi in 2018 signed a partnership deal with Nil Gallery Paris to exhibit his works worldwide.

Prince Gyasi X Nil Gallery Paris have taken part in the Seattle Art fair, Texas Contemporary Art fair and Pulse Contemporary Art Miami Art Basel.

He was named top 3 artists by Artsy from the Seattle Art Fair in August and He was mentioned by Vanity Fair (magazine) as one of the top 9 visual artists to follow in 2018.

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Wildout Ghana to storm Accra with the biggest 2018 College Jam

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2016 & 2017 GTA event house of the year, Wildout Ghana presents the maiden edition of the biggest tertiary event in the history of Ghana dubbed, College Jam which is partnered by BBnZ Live, Aftown, Jameson, & more
This year’s edition of college jam is slated for the 29th September and will be held at the Memory Lane Art Park from 12pm.
With over 20 artistes on one stage the event which comes off in the month of September has come to stay.
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