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What's on in Accra • March

Upcoming shows, events and festivals in Accra for your diary

© Daniel Neilsen
The +233 Club

Accra House Music launch night

The best house music DJs will on duty at the Neem Grill this Friday to start their Friday night residency. Enjoy the sounds of some electronic house with free drinks and shots to mark the occasion given out throughout the night.  DJs DJ Steloo and Jason Kleatsh will be the music spinners of the night, so get something nice on and bring a few friends.  Free entry. 

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Friday March 24 2017

Francophonie Festival 2017

The Francophone Embassies in Ghana, together with Alliance Française Accra are have organised cultural events to celebrate French language in Ghana. The festival includes concerts, a 10km run, a football tournament, round table discussion on cross-cultural work related issues, literary and painting workshop, French competitions and stand-up comedy. This popular event only gets better with each year, and attracts international artists to perform in Accra, from countries such as Canada, Belgium, Cote D'Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Benin, Togo and more.  The opening concert will feature the talented and much loved Bibie Brew as well as Fafa Rufino from Benin. There is a packed schedule with many events to see and do, here are the most popular:  Sat 11 March: 7am - Run for la Francophonie (North Ridge-Kanda) 7:30pm - Opening ceremony and concert by Bibe Brew (Ghana) and Fafa Rufino (Benin) Sun 12 March: 2pm - Football tournament. Dworzulu — Osu Badu Ave & Nii Noi Kwame St. Fri 17 March:  Morning - Kids show by Gnimdewa Atakpama, French School, East Legon. Sat 18 March: Spelling Bee - Lycée Français (French School).  Mon 20 March:  Held at Alliance Française, 8-11am- Grand finale of French competitions (University Category) 11am- Performances by the French club of Mount Mary College of Education 12pm- Award ceremony  2pm- Round table Discussion - Anglophone/Francophone work-related issues.  Wed 22 March - Fri 24 March: University of Ghana. Colloquium : “Is there a f

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Alliance Française d’Accra , Airport Residential Area Until Saturday March 25 2017

'90s Party at SoHo

A fun night of tunes from the 1990s. Dress up in your finest '90s attire and get into the mood. There will be free nibbles before midnight and the music won't stop until 4am. Old school hip hop non stop.    It is advised to purchase tickets beforehand as this is a popular event but tickets will also be available on the door.   50ghc

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Soho Friday March 31 2017

Weekend events at Coco Lounge

There's always something going on at Coco Lounge every weekend.  This weekend there is:  THURSDAY: Don Julio Night FRIDAY: Hot Coco Night with DJs on the decks from 9pm SATURDAY: Prosecco Night 

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Coco Lounge , Accra Until Sunday May 7 2017

James Barnor’s Jamestown Revisited | Photo Exhibition

James Barnor’s Jamestown Revisited as the names indicates, explores through his photography, the narrative on the history of the city of Accra, where he was born and practiced photography.    James Barnor’s work freezes in time the nostalgia and the spirit of Accra in a way that allows one to reimagine what Accra could be...a city with great potential.   Some of the key questions that this exhibition explores, are the social backgrounds of the archived families who are captured in the photos. Other key areas include their eco-nomic class, educational attainment /achievement, their links with the diaspora, the reasons for the pictures that were taken.   For the first time the people represented will be able to see positive images of themselves in their forebearers. These images show a gone by time of enlightenment and a progressive attitude to life in these parts that is lost on the present inhabitants (partly caused by unemployment, low self esteem, lack of education and all the other impediments to human development.)   The exhibition therefore aims to serve as a mirror of a past that can be used as a spur to the potential development of the future.

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Usher Fort , Accra Until Friday May 5 2017


FLOW: Live & Unplugged is on every Tuesday evening and tomorrow, we bring you live band music by The Groove Agent Band.   Accra is hot and we know that, hence we are preparing a time capsule for you between 6pm and 9pm tomorrow.Think of your favourite Motown Records song and let me know. Some of mine are by Boyz II Men, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross and Stevie Wonder.Time: 6pm-9pmDate: Tuesday 6th DecemberVenue: Kristal Accra, Osu (Behind SSNIT Hospital, Next to Mamma Mia Pizza)Entry is FREE so come early and don't miss out!To *reserve a table*, please email us on rsvp@kristalgh.co.uk or call us on 0246824274      

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Kristal Nightclub , Osu Tuesday March 28 2017 - Friday March 31 2017
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