The Musician Union of Ghana, MUSIGA has announced the rescheduling of the maiden edition of the Ghana Music Week (GMW). The event which was originally scheduled for late October 2012 had to be rescheduled to March 2013 in the wake of requests by a number of industry stakeholders and other agencies to participate in the event and maximize the opportunities the Ghana Music Week offers.
The Ghana Music Week was launched by the Minister of Information, Hon Fritz Baffour on September 14 2012.
The Ghana Music Week festival aims at the following objectives among others:
•Creating an annual platform to bring together and encourage the participation of music performers and various stakeholders in the creative sector.
•Provide a one stop total entertainment experience for Music and the creative arts industry as a whole. (Films, Performing and Visual Arts and Fashion)
•Showcasing the different genres of Ghanaian music as well as the various arts on the local and international fronts.
•Complementing and enhancing the teaching, learning, and growth process of the music industry and the creative sector as a whole.
•Celebrating all forms of Ghanaian music and Arts.