Organizers of Ghana Poetry Festival Values for Life have successfully launched its 5th edition at the Art Center, Accra.
The main event which is slated for November 9th and 10th, 2018, will be held at the Center for National Culture [Arts Center] in Accra.
Chief Executive Officer of Values for Life Madam Dzifa Gomashie addressing the press mentioned that Ghana Poetry Festival was instituted in 2014 as part of measures to promote poetry development in Ghana and by extension, Africa and the world.
The event is expected to bring together Poets, Writers and lovers of literary works as well as industry players in the literary arts industry.
Activities slated for the event include poetry class for some selected schools as well as poetry performances in different languages scheduled to take place .
Poets and Writers who graced the 4th edition of the festival include Professor Atukwei Okai, Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyeman, Professor Anyidoho, Professor Lade Wosornu, Nana Gyan Apenteng, Dr Eyi Kobena Acquah, Mr Kojo Yanka, Dr Mawuli Adjei, Mr Adjei Agyei Baah and popular musicians Amandzeba and Blakk Rasta.
In a separate chat with Ghanaian poet and playwright Oswald Okaitei, who is also part of the organizers he told Attractivemustapha.com that the theme for this years festival is ‘Poetry , The Ghanaian Perspective ‘ and the slogan is ‘Everything in life is poetry’.