We know some of us have cancelled 2020. A lot of things have been cancelled, from weddings, parties, shows, to festivals, the list goes on. We all miss going out hanging out with friends, trips, summer vacations, and turning up. In an effort to prevent spreading the virus, many concerts, festivals, film, and TV shoots, and other events have been cancelled, rescheduled, or modified. Covid-19 is causing many events around the world to be cancelled or postponed. Take a look at these events/festivals that might get cancelled\posted this year due to COVID-19.
CHALE WOTE festival is a Street Art Festival, which gathers over 30,000 people yearly, exhibits art exchanges between Ghana-based artists/educators and international cronies in Accra’s streets. The multi-disciplinary community-based experience takes place in Jamestown; one of Accra’s most historic communities used as a port for movement, sales, and confinement during days of exploitation and systematization of colonialism. This year will mark the festival’s tenth year anniversary.
AFRO NATION festival is an urban music and art beach festival offering a line-up packed with talent from the worlds of Afrobeats, hip hop, R&B, dancehall and basement on one of Accra’s beach for a four-day party. The festival/concert which had its first African edition in Ghana last year 2019 had over 10,000 in attendance from all walks of life and promises to be back this year.
AFROCHELLA is a cultural festival, featuring art and fashion installations, live painting, and mouth-watering dishes, all capped off by fantastic live performances. It is a celebration of Ghana’s diverse culture and the vibrant work of Ghanaian creative, as well as entrepreneurs. The rising appeal of African art, cuisine, Afrobeats music, and business acumen to patrons outside of Africa has been trendy in the past few years. The event boasts around 3,000+ attendees from all over the world. This year would be its fourth year running.
ACCRA FOOD FESTIVAL: Food lovers from Accra and worldwide meet, yearly to check out the mouth-watering plates in variegated tasting tents for affordable prices. Traditional and non-traditional cuisines serve the best of food and drinks from Ghana and other parts of the world in a pleasant ambiance. Accra Food Festival has run for three years in a row and 2020 is supposed to mark the fourth year, and as a food lover, we hope it doesn’t get cancelled.
Jolaade Oladimeji – Senior Editor at Ytainment News