Source: GNA - The Chief Director of the Ministry of Culture, Creative Arts and Tourism, Nana Bright Oduro-Kwateng says given the minimum resources required to his Ministry, the tourism sector could generate three billion dollars annually.
Source: GNA - Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, Vice President, has urged traditional leaders to be development- oriented, in order to contribute effectively to the country's socio-economic development.
The Vice President made the call at a grand durbar of the chiefs and people of the Abeadze Traditional Area, under the able leadership of Daasebre Kwebu Ewusi the seventh, Omanhen of the area, and President of the Central Regional House of Chiefs, to climax activities for the celebration of their Ahobaa Kese Festival at Dominase Abeadze.
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Source: GNA - Ghana plans to open up its tourism industry to visitors from alternative markets such as Turkey in a bid to meet the country’s 15-year tourism target of eight million tourists.
Ghana has a 15-year tourism plan, which aims to increase the annual number of tourists to Ghana from current the one million to eight million per annum by 2027.
Source: GNA - The management of the leading telecommunication network, MTN Ghana, on Thursday presented a cheque of GHcedis 5,000.00 to the Oguaa Traditional Council towards the celebration of the Fetu Afahye.
In addition, it donated recharge cards worth GHcedis 1,000.00, assorted MTN souvenirs and drinks worth GHcedis 500.00 to the Council to support several activities of the event.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - The Central Regional Minister, Mr Aquinas Tawiah Quansah, has called on Ghanaians to co-exist peacefully at all times, to help facilitate rapid development of the country.
Source: GNA - Mr Benjamin Kpodo, Member of Parliament (MP) for Ho Central Constituency on Saturday urged traditional rulers in the Municipality to consider the celebration of a joint yam festival to be rotated yearly.
Source: GNA - Ghana Dance Festival has been launched to commemorate dance forms in Ghana be it art, entertainment and culture.
The annual Dance festival aims at helping develop the dance industry through workshops, career development activities, exhibitions and competitions.
Daily Graphic Ghana - The 2015 Yam Festival of the chiefs and people of the Asogli state in the Volta Region has been launched, with a call on Ewes living in the diaspora to patronise the festival.
It is slated to take place in Ho from August 22 to September 22, 2015.
The annual Kplejo Festival returns bigger and better this year.
Kasapa 102.3 FM is partnering the chiefs and people of the Nungua area to host series of events to mark the Festival.
From Friday July 10 to Sunday July 12, all roads lead to Nungua as the festival hits home.
Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, has paid a courtesy call on the chiefs of Ga Traditional Council as part of preparation towards the ‘2015 Homofest’.
As part of measures to promote domestic tourism, the ministry last year launched ‘Homofest’ to create awareness among the indigents, while promoting their food, artifacts, dance and music.