The very best of Ghana’s ChaleWote arts festival

This year Ghana’s popular arts festival Chale Wote was held on the occasion of 400 years since the first set of Africans left the shores of Ghana to serve as slaves in America. From August 12 to 25 the festival gave hundreds of artists the opportunity to showcase their talents through artworks in Ghana’s capital Accra. Artworks of different forms depicting unique stories about the African community and history were on display. Focus was on slavery this year and the need for Africans in the diaspora to return home to…

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