The 4th annual Ghana Day Festival will be held on June 30 and July 1 in Zurich, Switzerland.
The two-day event will feature a star-studded lineup of Ghanaian artists, including Oheneba Kissi, Adane Best, KK Fosu, Kwaisey Pee, Dada KD, Okyeame Kwame, Dada Hafco, Epixode, and Aka Blay.
The festival is being organized by the Association of Ghanaian Unions Switzerland (AGUS) and is designed to showcase Ghanaian culture and music.
Highlife music, a genre that is one of UNESCO’s intangible cultural heritages, will be a major focus of the festival.
“This is the first-ever Highlife music open-air concert to be staged in Switzerland,” said Philip Wangyimba, the PR, media and communications executive of AGUS.
“We are excited to bring together a line-up of top Ghanaian artists to celebrate our culture and music.”
In addition to the music, the festival will also feature traditional Ghanaian food, dance, and drumming. There will also be a marketplace where attendees can purchase Ghanaian souvenirs and gifts.
The Ghana Day Festival is free to attend and is open to the public.
About the Association of Ghanaian Unions Switzerland
The Association of Ghanaian Unions Switzerland (AGUS) is a non-profit organization that represents the interests of Ghanaians living in Switzerland.
AGUS provides a variety of services to its members, including social and cultural events, legal advice, and job placement assistance.
AGUS is committed to promoting Ghanaian culture and heritage in Switzerland. The Ghana Day Festival is one of the organization’s signature events and is designed to showcase the best of what Ghana has to offer.
About Highlife Music
Highlife is a genre of popular music that originated in Ghana in the early 20th century. Highlife is characterized by its upbeat tempo, catchy melodies, and use of traditional Ghanaian instruments.
Highlife music has been a major part of Ghanaian culture for over a century. The genre has evolved over time, but it has always been a source of pride for Ghanaians.
In recent years, there has been a resurgence of interest in Highlife music. This is due in part to the efforts of organizations like AGUS, which are working to preserve and promote the genre.
The Ghana Day Festival is a great opportunity for people in Switzerland to experience Highlife music for themselves. The festival is a celebration of Ghanaian culture and music, and it is sure to be a memorable event