The 17th edition of the ‘Ghana Party in the Park’ was launched on Wednesday, July 7, at the Sky Bar in Accra. The annual event is one of the most highly anticipated programmes for Ghanaians in the diaspora. Personalities in attendance included musicians Sarkodie, Mr Drew, S3fa, Amerado, D black, Yaw Tog, actress Ama K Abebrese, Kofi Jamar, Kweku Flick, Kwabenya Kwabena, media personality Bola Ray and a host of others.
The ceremony was hosted by Joy Entertainment’s Doreen Avio and Ibrahim Ben Baako. At the event, Rapper Sarkodie was announced the Creative Director of this year’s edition.
The Tema-based rapper, commenting on his appointment and what patrons should expect at the upcoming event said “It’s going to be a great show.”
“I am going to make sure the artiste psyche themselves well because when artistes are good, they give you good performance and I am going to make sure that happens so watch out, whoever is in London get your tickets and be at the party in the park,” he explained.
The event is expected to be characterized by performances from a number of musicians who will be on the event bill for the first time.
The ultimate goal of the festival is to present music, food, arts and true Ghanaian entertainment.
The festival which started in 2005 and hosted by Akwaaba Group, attracts over 8,000 people from around the UK, Ghana, Holland, Germany, France, Canada and the US making it one of the biggest Ghanaian events outside of the West African country.
The event comes off on the 24th of July, 2021 at Trent Park in the United Kingdom.