Gov’t Supports AFRIMA With $4.5 Million For 3 Years- Tourism Minister

The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Catherine Afeku talks about the AFRIMA deal. Moreover, she disclosed that the government has an amount of $ 4.5 million to support the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA). The awards further happened in the country from the 21st of November – 24th November, 2018.

She made these statements on Hitz FM. Mrs. Afeku said that Ghana hosting the 5th AFRIMA is an opportunity to boost tourism and creative arts. Also, she revealed that Ghana will be hosting for 3 years.

“Government is supporting the event with $4.5 million for the three years but for this year, we are spending $ 700,000” 

According to her, the governments promise to invest in Tourism and the Creative Arts has seen it funding festivals like the ChaleWote festival. She also added that the Ghana Music Awards, amongst others will also receive funding.

AFRIMA is an annual award show launched in 2014 to celebrate African Creative excellence.

 

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