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Prestea Huni-Valley Constituency elect MP by popular acclamation

The Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Mrs Barbara Oteng Gyasi, has been endorsed as the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary candidate for...
The 3 steps to maximize Ghana's Tourism Potential

Ghana is well positioned to become West Africa’s tourism destination

Ghana is well positioned to become the tourism destination in West Africa given the abundant resources and the prevailing peace in the country, Ms...
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Folklore Club Launched by Folklore Board

The National Folklore Board, in partnership with the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, has launched the Ghana Folklore Club to expose children...
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Madam Afeku moved to Presidency as Nana Addo makes changes

President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced nine changes in his government, the second reshuffle since he was sworn into office in 2017. The biggest change is...
Cuban Sculptures

Ghana and Cuban Artiste Partner for Historic Sculptures

Mrs Catherine Abelema Afeku, the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, has announced the Government’s preparedness to partner Cuban artists to mount cultural...
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Government puts in motion plans to develop Ghana’s Creative Arts Industry

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts has stepped up efforts to tap the potentials of the Ghanaian youth in the creative arts...

Queen of Denmark counts her experience in Ghana as wonderful

The Queen of Denmark, Margarethe II, after her three-day State Visit, said her experience of Ghana was very wonderful and would be a lasting...

Tourism ministry launches campaign to encourage support for Ghanaian culture

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts has launched the ‘See Ghana, Eat Ghana, Wear Ghana, and Feel Ghana’ campaign with a call...
Jonathan Quaye, Ghana’s first Paragliding pilot

Ministry To Train Ghanaian Pilots To Handle Easter paragliding

A total of 79 flights were recorded at this year’s Kwahu Easter paragliding festival at Atibie. There, to take part in the recreational adventure sport,...

Ministry, CPC Celebrate Chocolate Day With Foster Home

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, in collaboration with the Cocoa Processing Company (CPC), on Tuesday celebrated this year’s National Chocolate Day...

Ketu South Children To Be Included In 2016 Spelling Bee

Spelling Bee was born purely out of the desire to encourage children to cultivate the reading habit and build their vocabularies. ...
Deputy Minister of Tourism Dzifa Gomashie speaking at the Expo

Dzifa Gomashie challenges book publishers to improve upon standards

Madam Dzifa Gomashie, the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, has thrown a challenge to Ghanaian Book Publishers to improve on the...
Minister of Tourism, Mrs. Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare,

Tourism Minister advocates support for cultural development

She said in Ghana, cultural diversity flourishes within a framework of democratic pluralism, tolerance and mutual respect among people of various cultures. ...
Asogli Yam Festival

Gomashie demands a global outlook for Asogli Yam Festival

She said the festival has the potential to make the Volta Region a destination of choice for local and international tourists and asked the...
President, The African Music Council, Mr. Lupwishi Mbuyamba

AU Member States Urged To Support AFRIMA

The Experts and Ministers of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts in Africa as well as their counterpart on Youth and Sports salute the African...

Tourism Ministry accused of “killing” Arts in Ghana

CHALE WOTE, Street Art festival draws thousands to James Town annually since its inception and 2016 promises to be an even bigger event with larger...
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3rd Ghana Carnival 2016 Gathers Momentum

The three-day event on the theme:"My Culture Rocks," which promises to be fun and excitement would showcase Ghana’s creative, cultural and tourism side to...

Government Releases GH¢2 million For Creative Arts Industry

She called for operators in the sector to take advantage of the funds to expand their businesses. Mrs. Ofosu-Adjare made this known when she addressed...
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Dzifa Gomashie Donates Library Facility To Avoeme Basic School

The facility, Patrick and Helen Gomashie Future Leaders Library, was named after the Minister’s parents: is branded in the national colours. It can seat...
African World Airlines

Africa World Airlines campaigns for destination Ghana

The partnership will start with the hosting of the Chinese tour operators and travel writers in Accra by the GTA and the Ministry of...
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Uphold cultural heritage for posterity – Minister

“It is time that we captured and documented these time-honoured approaches to knowledge dissemination and made them more widely available,” Mrs Ofosu-Adjare said in...

Ghana And Germany Signs New Partnership Agreement

According to him, since 2007 when the State of North Rhine-Westphalia and Ghana signed an official partnership agreement of cooperation, Ghana had enjoyed a...
Women of the Manya Krobo community perform a dance during the Ngmayem festival, a celebration of the abundant harvest of ngma (millet) in Eastern Region , Ghana, Oct. 30, 2015. The festival kicked off here on October 26 to November 1, 2015. (Xinhua/Lin Xiaowei)

World Dance Day Marked In Ghana

She noted that in Ghana all regions have their own traditional dances, however, the country in celebrating this year’s World Dance Day, added Azonto,...
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Ghana And Czech Republic Agree To Boost Cultural Relations

Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, made this known when she paid a working visit to the Ministry of...

Minister Inspects Paragliding Festival Site

She expressed satisfaction with the level of preparedness in anticipation of the festival. “We are all here and we see the turf is ready, more...

Other Regions To Also Host Paragliding Festivals

She said the Ministry was working with a group of people from the Volta region who have started a paragliding festival in the region...

Minister Campaigns For The Promotion Of Domestic Tourism

She said the patronage of these art forms has been low throughout the generations; rather it is foreigners, who visit the country that normally...

Iranian Embassy opens exhibition in Accra

The annual programme, which also marks the 37th Islamic Revolution of Iran, was to exhibit cultural and historical artefacts of the two countries. Mrs Elizabeth...
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African Resolved To Initiate Action To Attract FDI Inflows

She said it was for this that they had developed the tourism sector on the continent. A statement issued from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture...
Mrs Elisabeth Ofosu-Adjare Tourism

Security is Vital to Ghana’s Tourism Development

She said the Ministry is working very closely with all social partners, including the Ministries of the Interior and its agencies, Transport and its...