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Ghana Culture Day 2019 Stakeholder Dialogue

GHANA CULTURE FORUM

In partnership with the

National Theatre of Ghana

SECOND NATIONAL DELEGATES CONFERENCE

(Closing Session)

&

STAKEHOLDER DIALOGUE

To Celebrate

GHANA CULTURE DAY 2019

Theme:

“THE CULTURAL FRONTLINE: BRINGING POLICY AND PRACTICE TOGETHER”

DATE: THURSDAY, 14TH MARCH, 2019

TIME: 4.00PM

VENUE: NATIONAL THEATRE, ACCRA

PROGRAMME

4.00pm - Arrival of Invited Guests / Conference Delegates / Participants

- Music and Dance Welcome

Susuma Pan African Dance Ensemble

National Dance Company

Pan-African Youth Orchestra

4.30pm - Yɛn ara asase ni:

Led by Dr. Misonu Amu & accompanied by Nii Alabi

Bortey on flute

- Acknowledgments and Introduction of Chairperson:

Akunu Dake , Heritage Development / Co-Convener,

Ghana Culture Forum

- Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Nana Fredua-Agyeman Ofori-Atta , Board Chairman,

National Theatre of Ghana

- Welcome Remarks and Introduction of elected members of the

Functional Executive Committee of the Ghana Culture Forum

Professor Esi Sutherland-Addy, Institute of African

Studies, University of Ghana, (Chairperson/Convener,

Ghana Culture Forum)

- Spoken Word Performance:

Chief Moomen

- Solidarity Messages

Mr. Abdourahamane Diallo, Head of Office and

Representative of UNESCO to Ghana

- Opening of 2019 Ghana Culture Day and Stakeholder Dialogue

Statement by Special Guest of Honour:

Hon. Dr . Ziblim Iddi (MP), Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture

The Dialogue

Reflections on the theme:

“THE CULTURAL FRONTLINE:

BRINGING POLICY AND PRACTICE TOGETHER”

1. Lead Presenter by Special Guest:

Mrs. Janet Fofie, Chairperson, Public Services Commission

Topic: Governance systems and practice in the Public Service

2. Remarks:

Mrs Janet Edna Nyame, Executive Director, National Commission on Culture

Topic: Strengthening cultural institutions: The Experience of the

National Commission on Culture

3. Remarks:

Mr. Akunu Dake , Heritage Development / Co-convener, Ghana Culture Forum

Topic: Aligning policy and practice: The interface between public

and private sector institutions in culture

INTERACTIVE SESSION

- Performance Interlude

Pan-African Youth Orchestra

- Introduction and Inauguration of the Reconstituted Council of

Patrons of the Ghana Culture Forum

- Introduction and Induction of elected members of the

Functional Executive Committee of the Ghana Culture Forum

- Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

Nana Fredua-Agyeman Ofori-Atta , Board Chairman,

National Theatre of Ghana

- End Statement on behalf of the Co-conveners:

Professor Esi Sutherland-Addy

- Gratitude:

New Chairperson of the Ghana Culture Forum

6.30pm - End

Recessional Performance

Refreshment

Date Updated : 2019-03-14


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