Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Celebrate Ghana! 2012 - London
When: Saturday, 18th August 2012
Time: 2.30pm - 5.30pm
Where: Ripple Centre, Barking.
Dresscode: Ghanaian/African Attire( includes Ghana/African inspired t-shirt).
This Olympic inspired cultural event is aimed at bringing together Ghanaian Londoners, the African-Caribbean communities, individuals & organisations with links to Ghana and anyone with an interest or influenced by African culture to celebrate all things Ghanaian in London and our Olympians in a fun, relaxed, social setting.
Join us in this vibrant cultural celebration of our history and presence in London as we showcase the diverse talents, culture, arts, food, music and the general hospitality of our people.
There will be special guest speakers, stage performance, time with sport personalities, stalls, food, networking and lots of music and dancing.

We are really looking forward to welcoming you on the day.

In the true spirit of celebrating all things Ghanaian, we are encouraging all our guests to wear Ghanaian/African Attire. This includes Ghana/African inspired t-shirts.

We will be running a mini competition for best dressed male & female. Surprise Prizes will be given out to the winners.

Activities on the day includes:
1. Azonto Dance Demonstration (This is a participatory activity, so come prepared to Azonto) This activity will be led by a team from Azonto Fitness Games: The oware society will be setting up their stand for people to learn how to play this game. Read More > drumming & dancing by The Academy of African Arts >

4. Ghanaian high Life, Hip Life & Afrobeats Music by Darling J ( Rainbow Radio)5. Guest Speakers, Artists, Performers + mini exhibition of ghanaian/African inspired products/services 6. Ghanaian Food & drinks will be on sale + many more.
This event to open to all individuals, families, communities, organisations and visitors in the UK with an interest in Ghana and anyone who wishes to explore our rich vibrant culture.
This event is organised by Ghanaian Londoners.
Ghanaian Londoners is a social enterprise which unlocks the potential of individuals with a core focus on enterprise education and networking for community development.
Ghanaian Londoners (GL) will use this event as a fundraiser towards the launch of our young entrepreneurs programme in Ghana and to promote our services.
v When: Saturday, 18th August 2012
v Time: 2.30pm – 5.30pm
v Where: Ripple Centre, 121- 125 Ripple Road. Barking. IG11 7FN
vTickets: £5 early bird, £15 for family or group of 4 and £10 per person, standard price.
Bus Routes
287, 387, EL1, EL2, 368, 687, 62
Nearest tube station Barking Station
Underground: District Line, Hammersmith & City Line
Rail Services: C2C, London Overground - Gospel Oak to Barking service

For more information, contact
Name: Hephzi Angela Tagoe
Organisation: Ghanaian Londoners Network
Mobile: 07738249621 / 07949792527
Tel: 02032882180

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