The Kwahu Easter Paragliding Festival being organised two years after inactivity due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, will have 13 paragliding pilots ready to fly passengers.
For the first time in the history of the festival, one of the Solo Ghanaian Pilots, Jonathan Quaye, who is now a Tandem pilot, will be among the pilots.
The other 12 are; Ed Stein -USA, Chuck Smith-USA, Blake Pelton -USA, Cherie Silvera -USA, Tim Meehan – USA, Marc Theissen- Germany, Hagen Muhlich -Germany, Kabisch Raymond Chase -USA, Jorge Reategui – Peru, Eduardo Reategui -Peru and Lionel Mury– Switzerland and Michael Kwakye- Ghana (Solo Pilot).
The paragliding festival which has become a key highlight of the Easter Festival, has gained international recognition.
It is being organised under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, by the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) in collaboration with the various local assemblies in Kwahu East, West, and South and the Kwahu Traditional Authority from April 14 to 18, 2022.
Other activities earmarked for the festival include Hot Air Balloon, the Kwahu Marathon, a food Bazaar, Kwahu Dwaso, Pool Parties, Musical Concerts, Church Service, among other events.
The proposed fee for a paragliding flight is GH¢550, inclusive of an Antigen Test for passengers before they are allowed to fly.
A Kwahu Easter Guide which seeks to inform patrons and the general public about the various events and activities and other vital information about Kwahu Easter will be produced.
Hoteliers, event organisers, and other stakeholders will therefore have the opportunity to advertise in the guide.
All covid-19 protocols will be strictly observed throughout the various activities of the festival.