A number of artistes from Ghana and the Diaspora will be gathered at the Round Pavilion of the Trade Fair Centre in Accra today for Fuse ODG’s T.I.N.A. Festival.
Tonight’s concert dubbed ‘Kente Party’ [This is the new Africa] will display the rich African culture, including wearing Kente cloth.
In reuniting the Global African Diaspora, the Tina Festival has been part of a wider series of events over three days held at Ghana’s most iconic venues.
The much awaited festival by United Kingdom-based Ghanaian artiste Fuse ODG, started with a trip to his school at Akosombo in the Eastern Region on January 2, 2019.
At Akosombo, volunteers were invited to support Fuse ODG’s school in Akosombo which was started in 2007 by This Is New Africa (TINA) and Wood World Mission Charity.
Fuse led the team to embark on a painting and motivational speaking exercise at the school.
On January 3, 2019 there was a Global Diaspora Conference and Exhibition at the Accra International Conference Centre.
There were discussions and talks from top thought leaders from the continent on how to take Africa beyond aid and how to mobilize the sleeping giant of the Diaspora.
Speakers for the conference included Reggie Yates – BBC TV broadcaster and Ama K Abebrese – Actress, fitness coach Chaka Bars, entrepreneur Sangu Delle, broadcaster Bola Ray, and Fuse ODG.
Performing at tonight’s show are British artiste Stephanie Victoria Allen, popularly known in showbiz circles as Stefflon Don, British rapper Lethal Bizzle, Sarkodie, Kuami Eugene, Kidi, Fuse ODG, among others.
The festival will starts with a day party populated with a market fair and activities, and then an evening concert with performances from the aforementioned acts.
Fuse ODG has been using his music and influence to promote Ghana and Africa in a way that has never been done before.
He is famous not only for his music and helping the rise of Afrobeats world-wide.
By: Kwame Dadzie | citinewsroom.com | Ghana
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