GREATER ACCRA REGION TO HOST NAFAC 2016


DSC 0104At last, NAFAC 2014 has successfully ended. The event witnessed thrilling and artistic display of Ghana’s unique, rich and authentic culture and creative arts endowments that makes the country the must see destination.

H.E. President John Dramani Mahama graced the grand durbar of chiefs, and used the occasion to call on Ghanaians to denounce foreign activities and cultures that are alien, detrimental and inimical to development.

He called on Ghanaians to be appreciative of the traditional diversity and unity that exists among all the people of the country adding: “’It is not a mistake that we live in peace even with traditional and cultural diversity, for God knows why he put us together.”

On her part, Mrs. Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts said government was working closely with the Ministry to complete all outstanding cultural infrastructure particularly the regional centres for National Culture with active involvement of the private sector. She promised to turn around tourism and cultural activities that would make Ghana the best tourist destination on the African continent.

The 2014 National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFAC), held in Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region, was on the theme: “The Creative Arts industry and Tourism- a platform for National Development.”

The programme which was organised by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts in collaboration with the Ministry of Chieftaincy and Traditional Affairs and the Regional Coordinating Council attracted traditional authorities, ministers of state, the clergy and dancing groups from all the administrative districts of the country.

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