#GhanaHistory To celebrate National Folklore Day, The National Folklore Board of Ghana is hosting a series of events which will celebrate Ghanaian folklore and culture. Please see the information below for event details. #OurHistoryOurStories#Repost @wekumei
NATIONAL CELEBRATION: #WorldFolkloreDay is celebrated to highlight the importance of the folk art forms and culture and to create public awareness on its importance.
This year, the National Folklore Board of Ghana @folkloregh , under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture @motacghana upon recognizing the Folklore in Ghana, is organising a three-day event to commemorate World Folklore Day from 20th August to 22nd August this year. .
.• Monday 20th August 2018 – Official Launch of the World Folklore Day Celebrations; a symposium on the role of folklore and intellectual property in branding Ghana, Folklore Honorary Awards and an Eat Ghana Brunch.
Venue: W. E. B. Dubois Centre, Cantoments, Accra. .
.• Tuesday 21st August 2018 – Children’s Fun Folklore Games Day; a fun day of traditional games such as oware, sansankroma and ampe, a match of proverbs, storytelling sessions, traditional dance sessions and ethnic language spelling bees.
Venue- St. Kizito Catholic School, Nima, Accra. .
.• 22nd August 2018 – World Folklore Day - Global Village Edition; a cultural extravaganza displaying the folklore of Ghana and many other countries around the world.
Venue: National Theatre of Ghana, Accra. .
🇬🇭 Let us take pride in our country’s rich folk traditions and ancient lore. 🇬🇭 .
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