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Glimpse of Hope For Ghanaian Arts and Culture

Written by The Haymaker

It was all smiles as the pupils of various schools in Cape Coast assembled at the premises Philip Quacoo Girls School to exhibit an excellent display of Ghanaian arts and culture. This was done as part of the preparations towards the National Basic Arts and Culture Festival that will take place in Cape Coast later this in year in the month of June.

There were exhibitions under the following disciplines Poetry recital, Drum Language, Dancing, Choral Music/ Sight Singing, Needle Work, Cook Arts, Ampe, Drama, Construction and Assemblage Drawing and Cloth Design. The theme for this year’s edition is “Cultural Education, A Tool For Promoting Patriotism and Socioeconomic Transformation”  

The best performing schools and students were selected to go through the final stages of selection, and then to represent the Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly at the Zonal level. The finalists will move on to represent the region at main event.

The event was graced by  Mr. Inkoom, the Director of Education for Cape Coast Metro, Head Teachers, Teachers and other stakeholders. It was a sterling performance on the whole although there were still some loopholes to the filled.

One of the best performance of the day was, the Poetry Recitation by St. Monica’s Girls trio. Thereby, having one of them selected to go through the final stages and eventually representing the region, if she outperforms her counterpart from Philip Quacoo Girls.

Hit the link below to watch the performance of St Monica’s Girls School.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRKC3baaBJY&feature=youtu.be

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