ChaleWote: The Ghanaian festival projecting Africa’s artworks

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Nelson Mandela artwork display to be displayed at 2018 Ghanaian festival projecting Africa’s artworks

 

Artworks of different forms depicting unique stories about the African community and history have been on display.

by Isaac Kaledzi

 

Hundreds of artists have had the opportunity to showcase their talents through artworks in Ghana’s capital Accra.

Artworks of different forms depicting unique stories about the African community and history have been on display.

 Held in the historical community of Jamestown, the arts festival called ‘Chale Wote’ continues to grow and bring people together.

Some of the activities held over the past week have been street painting, graffiti murals, photography, theater, and spoken word performances.

Interactive art installations, live street performances, extreme sports, film shows, a fashion parade, recyclable design workshops and among others also featured at the festival.

Started in 2011, the festival has provided the opportunity for talented Africans in the arts industry to project their works.

They also get the chance to link up with potential investors interested in supporting their works.

Organizers of the event, Accra [dot] Alt Radio believe the festival can transform the arts industry in Ghana and Africa significantly.

Patronage continues to grow

This year, Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo Addo was among the thousands of people who patronized the festival.

The event ended on Sunday with many patrons already expectant of the next edition next year.

Source: African feed

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