By Simon Asare

Accra, Sept. 23, GNA – The Global Citizen Festival will be held in Ghana for the primary time with a concentrate on amplifying the necessity to end extreme poverty throughout the globe. 

The music competition, which might take centre stage on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at the Black Star Square in Accra, guarantees some enthralling musical performances from international music stars similar to Usher, Stormzy, SZA, Stonebwoy, Sarkodie, Gyakie, Tems, amongst others. 
 A royal welcome gathering dubbed ”The Festival of Cultures” was held at the Accra Tourist Information Centre to welcome members from everywhere in the world with a gallant pageantry of Ghanaian tradition.  
Speaking at the royal gathering, Mr. Akwasi Agyeman, the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Tourism Authority, said the competition provides Ghana the chance to showcase its tradition to the remainder of the world. 
”The competition has been working for over a decade, with a call to world leaders to make a significant dedication to making the world a greater place for all of us and placing an end to extreme poverty. 
“As we open our doors on Saturday to these top artistes who would thrill music fans with various performances, we must not lose sight of the festival’s goal of ending extreme poverty, and I welcome all participants.” 
”We have the chance to present what makes us as distinctive as a folks and the totally different cultures we have now and hopefully, the live performance would achieve success,” he said. 
Mr. Mark Okraku Mantey, the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts, and Culture, lauded the organisers for selecting Ghana as one of many host countries and provided their help for a profitable program. 
”We have a powerful tradition, particularly with our music and dance, and trend from totally different elements of our cultures.  
”’This is how we wish to present our heat welcome to you as this competition is about to start and we will give you the wanted help to guarantee it turns into a hit,” he said. 
The National Dance Ensemble of the National Theatre additionally delivered a masterclass efficiency displaying the totally different dance cultures from numerous areas. 

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