Ghana Paragliding Festival is an annual event held during Easter (usually in April). Seasoned Pilots from around the world are invited to fly hundreds of people during the 3-4 day event at Kwahu Atibie. The event has over the years flown thousands of people and given them memorable experiences. The 2023 edition promises to be […]
Slave Route Experience (Northern Pilgrimage)- Leading up to the festival a 3-4day pilgrimage along the slave route mapped under the UNESCO slave route project will be offered as an option. Atonement ceremonies developed over the last few years will be held. Sites of Memory which hold the untold stories of excruciating burden and tremendous resilience […]
PROGRAMME SCHEDULE 19TH-23RD JULYSLAVE ROUTE PILGRIMAGE Pikworo Slave Camp, to Salaga, to Bono Manso, to Assin Praso, to Accra MONDAY, 24TH JULYTRIBUTE TO THE ANCESTORS: WREATH LAYING CEREMONY 09:00 GMT @ W.E.B. Du Bois Centre 10:00 GMT @ George Padmore Centre 11:00 GMT @ Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park PAN AFRICAN ARTS MARKET Artifacts, Fashion, […]
Tribute to Ancestors/Wreath laying. Wreath laying Ceremony and tribute to Pan African Pioneers . A major event for PANAFEST and Emancipation Day will consist of a Wreath laying programme and Tribute to the Pan African Pioneers in Accra beginning at the W.E.B. DuBois Centre for Pan African Culture and continuing to the George Padmore Library […]
COLLOQUIUM, LECTURES, ASSEMBLIES and DIALOGUES Working with the University of Cape Coast and other partners such as the HBCU’s and African Heritage Studies Association (AHSA), a colloquium is held based on the festival theme . A selection of papers presented and proceedings will be published. Internationally renowned speakers will be invited to address at the […]
RETURN JOURNEY AND AKWAABA CEREMONY The Programme will begin in the early morning with a gathering at the entrance of the Cape Coast Castle/Dungeon. A limited number of pre-selected Returnees will form a circle to invoke the spirit of the ancestors before proceeding to and through the “Door of No Return” to board canoes to […]
As part of the 50th Anniversary celebration, the organisation will organise a blood donation exercise to help stock the national blood bank. This comes off on Friday August 11, 2023 at the Forecourt of the Ghana Tourism Authority Head Office at 9am.
The Anniversary Fun Games is a time for all industry players to come together to have fun. It comes off at the El-Wal Sports Stadium on Saturday, August 19, 2023, at 9am.
About GTA French Language Training As part of the GhanaCares Obaatanpa Initiative, the Ghana Tourism Authority is organising a French Language Training Program for selected staff of Upmarket Hotels in Ghana. Registration begins today and the training is for three months beginning from 17th September, 2023 to December. Registration and tuition is free. GTA French […]
About Fun & Fly Paragliding Festival The Fun & Fly Paragliding Festival targets mainly corporate organisations and groups who may have missed out on the main Ghana Paragliding Festival. It has come to be known as the corporate paragliding festival and is is held annually in September each year. Experienced Pilots from the USA, Japan, […]