December in Ghana sees an occurrence of activities that cloud the calenders of festive merry makers from all over the world with concerts, private events and even unplanned raves.
This year, The Bacon Group adds up to the festive experience with the official Christmas party starter – The 4TC Urban Music and Culture Festival. The three day event is anticipated to be the biggest festival in Africa yet for urban culture from 21st – 23rd December 2018 at the Sogakope Beach Resort.
The Launch party which was held at Urban Grill on Wednesday 5th December, saw an attendance of music professionals and acknowledged contributors to the music and entertainment industry with exclusive coverage by MTV Base Africa.
Guests were catered for by the Yolo Group and entertained by musical talents like Kobla Junior, Yung Pabi, Phabrik and many more.
The 4TC team detailed to press at the launch that, the festival is aimed at celebrating the cultural creative revolution across Africa and in the diaspora with focuses on all aspects of urban lifestyle including music, film, art and fashion. They further stressed that not only does the the festival aim to give a platform for African talents to be recognized on a global scale but also help build their acts and knowledge in the business of music production.
The 3-day event will kick off with a masterclass and workshop for artists and professionals with the sole purpose of educating on how to build and monetize a career in music. Day two and three will host a number of activities including games, movies, sightseeing, shopping arena and concerts hosted by some of the best Dj’s on the nightlife scene.
The maiden edition of the festival is designed to be an experiential affair with a curation of elements that focuses on the main features of the event, namely; Music, Movies, Tech, Fashion, Arts and Food.
The venue, Sogakope Beach Resort is nicknamed the pride of Sogakope for its serene and beautiful setting. Located in the Volta Region just two hours’ drive from Accra, it boasts of a tranquil garden, a relaxing atmosphere and an events grounds that welcomes the Volta River on its doorsteps. The venue also has comfy and exquisite single bedroom chalets and executive suites with a fusion of cultural and modern décor and private Jacuzzis. Room bookings and reservations for the period are open and can be accessed on the festivals website at www.4tcafrica.com.
The maiden edition of 4TC Urban music cultural festival promises to be the beginning of an amazing urban music and culture experience and is expected to bring together creatives from all areas under one space to share, educate and build relationships that takes Africa to the world by bringing the world to Africa. With Music, Love and Unity as its flag bearers. The event partners with Universal Music, HACSA, MTV Base, Dropyn Transport Services, Fear No Man Clothing, Wave Africa, Background Media and is an experience that cant be missed as this kicks off the revolution.
Below is the event in pictures.
Zylofon Media To Host Ghana Film Industry Awards.
Management of Zylofon Media Company Limited, lead by Nana Appiah Mensah has announced the maiden edition of the Zylofon Ghana Film Industry Awards to be grateful to industry players who have championed the course in promoting Ghanaian movie.
In order to appreciate the Ghana Film Industry and film lovers with something worth investing precious time and resources in, Zylofon Media Company Limited is on the verge of hosting this awards ceremony to honour individuals who kept the movie industry alive.
The Zylofon Ghana Film Industry Awards has an objective of appealing to the international film community to re-examine and exhibit the undiluted Ghanaian culture through films, to boost the rate of tourism high and make the economic situations moderate for all.
The Zylofon Ghana Film Industry Awards will be adjudged by a remote Jury Academy featuring prestigious members of the Ghanaian Film and Creative Arts Industry and the public, with the aim to give fair judgment and honor to the most deserving industry players who have been featured in films within the year under review.
Honorary awards will be given to selected individuals who have contributed to what and where the Ghana film Industry is today. Hence selected categories will be named after these honored individuals and will be captured in subsequent years as an award category.
The event is in collaboration with Ghana Actors Guild(GAG), Film Crew Association of Ghana(FICAG),Film Producers Association of Ghana(FIPAG),Arts and Tourism Writers Association of Ghana(ATWAG),Creative Arts Directors Association of Ghana(CADAG), Ghana Academy of Film and Television Art(GAFTA) and is powered by Zylofon View a subsidiary of Zylofon Media Co. Ltd.
Entries are now open and ends on the 31st January. Patrons willing to participate in this event can access the nomination forms via https://zylofonview.com/articles/read/forms_1.html
Prof. Kobina Bondzie To Host Constitutional Day Lecture
The Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Professor Kobina Bondzie Simpson, is set to deliver a lecture at the maiden edition of Constitution Day Public lecture at the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences, Accra at 1700 hours.
The public lecture event which is slated to occur on Monday, the 7th Day of January, 2019 is in recognition of the commencement of the Fourth Republican constitutional dispensation on January 7th, 1993.
In a news release signed by Sector Minister, Honorable Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has it that, the Ministry of Information has announced the Government of Ghana’s intention to host the maiden edition of the lecture to educate the public on the performance of Ghana’s constitution.
The Constitutional Day Public Lecture is tagged under the theme, “Constitutionalism in Ghana’s Fourth Republic; Towards Functional Performance”
The Constitutional Day Public Lecture is set aside to acknowledge the country’s collective efforts at ensuring that the tenets of democracy, rule of law and and principles of constitutionalism are upheld.
Kuami Eugene’s Rockstar Concert Lit Up Kumasi.
The long awaited ‘Rock Star’ concert and album launch of the tipped artist of the year, Kuami Eugene was staged yesterday, December 15, 2018, in the garden city of Ghana – Kumasi.
The VIP car park of the Kumasi Sports Stadium was shrouded in an eruption and a non-seizing amusement as Lynx Entertainment Jewel Kuami Eugene and other arts redefined stagecraft and crowd control.
Tones of music makers and lovers came out to support the ‘Walaahi’ hitmaker. Among the arts who dosed fans with performances on the night where Osiekroms very own Okyeame Kwame, Adina, Kwesi Arthur, Kidi, Strongman Burner, DopeNation, Bless Gh among others.
The Rockstar amidst the performances also had his debut 13 track album, which featured only Sarkodie launched at the momentous concert. The debut album of the ‘Angela’ hitmaker, who was once a gospel singer also has one gospel song titled, ‘Heaven’.
The grateful Kuami Eugene took to his social media pages to express his profound gratitude to all who came out to support him and added, ”l nearly cried last night”.
Take a look at what transpired at the beautiful event in Kumasi below.
Kuami Eugene, Medikal, Kwesi Arthur, Rudebwoy Ranking, And Many Others For Shay Concert On 23rd Of December.
RuffTown Records brings to us the Shay Concert and this is going to be one of a kind. The Concert is being headlined by the label’s female act Wendy Shay.
Wendy Addo professionally known as Wendy Shay is a female singer who had released 6 singles with the year 2018 and she is currently the hottest female brand in the Ghanaian music industry. It has been a journey with its own controversies popping up here and there but she has been able to stand in the of time. Within the year she has been booked for various shows and fans have been yearning for her own concert and finally the call has been heeded to.
On the 23rd of December, the place to be is the La Pleasure Beach and the Shay Concert is going to warm the Christmas festivities up. Loads of artistes have been billed to join her on stage and they include Kuami Eugene, Kidi, Medikal, Praye, DopeNation and many others. The rate for the event is ghs20 and it comes along with a free Kasapreko 10/10 Drink.
The event is being sponsored by Kasapreko 10/10 and Axxis Shipping. Media partners for the event are 4Syte Tv, Multimedia, Kwese Iflix, UTv, GhOne, Fiesta Tv and Team AVO. For further details contact 0243005695
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