Anamere International Festival

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Country and Region GhanaGreater Accra
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
Festival Contact Information

Badu Evans Kayode, Festival co-ordinator
Box AT 2209
Achimota Mk
Phone: +233248194568

Festival Description

The Amamere Folk Music & Dance Ensemble’s international exposure, and the recognition given to them as the true gateway of Africa, are hosting an international cultural festival from 26th through 30th of May 2010, at various venues in Accra, capital city of Ghana. The Anamere International Festival will be the first of its kind in Africa. The organizers are inviting 16 international groups to showcase their cultural heritage in Ghana. The festival serves as another opportunity to showcase the rich culture to the whole world. The cultural troupe has represented the great Nation of Ghana at various International Dance Festivals. Their performances have received serious attention and are proud to be an instrument that promotes the cultural heritage of Ghana.

Festival Dates May 26 - 30, 2010

Practical Info:

Participant’s information 2010:
  • We are seeking your performing arts group’s approval and collaboration to ensure the success of this inaugural event. It would be an honor to have your country represented in our festival 2010. We shall be most grateful to discuss with you for proper briefing and commencement of other activities, concerning your visa approval and Official letter of invitation, the registration fee for each performer is $200.00 by January 15, 2010.
  • Please endeavor to send your recent group performance CDS, VIDEOS, along through our post.
  • Conditions are as follows:
    • International groups:
      —Groups pay own flight tickets from own country to the borders of Ghana.
      —Groups perform with live music
      —Groups not more than 25(including dancers, musicians, drummers and singers)
      —Groups pay $200.00 for each member of their group. if groups are paying at once 20% discount is given back to the group. Finally
      —Groups arrive 25th evening to leave on the 31st of May at most
      —If groups would like to stay more than the specified date, the group should write ahead of time so that we can make proper arrangement for the group.
    • Amamere Festival organizer:
      —Full security for all the groups
      —Feeding, Accommodation, Transportation within Ghana throughout the period of the festival
      —Sight seeing to all important places in Accra
      —Souvenir sales are allowed, so groups should bring artifacts, Cds, etc, for sale to boost their pockets
      —No payment in cash will be made to any group
      —All groups are assured of hitch-free festivals
      —Certificates and souvenirs will be given to all the groups


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