Ghana Music Week UK To Be Launched At Ghana High Commission, London

The official media launch of the first Ghana Music Week, UK (GMW-UK 2016) would be held at the Conference Hall of the Ghana High Commission, 13 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PN, in the first week of August 2016.

This was disclosed to peacefmonline byGMW Festival Director, Verus Nartey, when he and his team recently visited London to meet with the Ghana High Commissioner, H.E. Victor Emmanuel Smith at the Ghana High Commission.

The Media Launch would unveil all the key details of the GMW-UK 2016, including event date, venue, format as well as headline artistes and sponsors.

At least a big-name artiste from highlife, hiplife, dancehall, gospel and traditional Ghanaian music genres each, would be announced at the Media Launch in London early August.

The main GMW-UK 2016 would be held at a plush venue in London in October 2016. It will be a 4-hour presentation of the #StoryofGHMusicfrom its many styles and forms.

H.E. Victor Emmanuel Smith will be the Keynote Speaker at the media launch which would also see in attendance, a Director at the Ministry for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, some Ghanaian top notables in the UK, Musiga Executives and media personnel from both Ghana and the international scene.

GMW-UK is organized by the Musicians Union of Ghana (Musiga), Showbiz Africa, Fantasy Entertainment, Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Creative Arts (MoTCCA) in collaboration with the Ghana High Commission (UK), Abbeam Music Production, ABM Entertainment and Base Inc. Group, UK.

GMW-UK seeks to create the biggest platform in the UK to market Ghanaian music and tourism to the world; as well as attracting tourist traffic to Ghana for the main annual Ghana Music Week Festival next March.

London-based Freddie Annan is the Chairman of GMW-UK while UK’s leading promoter of Afrobeat music and Capital Xtra radio Presenter, DJ Abrantee is the official ambassador for GMW-UK. For all enquiries/information about GMW-UK, please contact DJ Abrantee ([email protected]) at 0044 7415 643 254. GMW-UK Secretariat is located at Research House, Suit W2 Fraser Road London UB6 7AQ London.

Ghana Music Week (GMW), is a 7-day music festival held annually in Ghana early March, since 2013. As the industry's biggest platform bringing together artistes, stakeholders, the media, decision/policy makers and music users, it coincides with Ghana's Independence Day (March 6), each year. For more info: [email protected];, or