FRA! Band and Kyekyeku & Ghanalogue Highlife, chosen to tour Spain after winning the Ghana Vis a Vis
The jury stated the “amazing talent and high quality” of all the ten bands that performed during the two nights and highlighted that not only this two bands, but some more, could have been the winners. The decision, they say “has been extremely difficult to take” and consider that both FRA! Band and Kyekyeku & Ghanalogue Highlife will represent Ghana and its incredible talent in the Spanish Festivals, a great way to show how this country is having a diverse and talented music scene.
The Vis a Vis cultural cooperation project has been organized by Spain’s public diplomacy institution, Casa África, with the support of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture of the Ghanaian government, and the collaboration of MUSIGA, the Spanish Embassy in Ghana and the Ghanaian Embassy in Madrid.
Mr. Juan Jaime, head of the culture and education area of Casa África stated the “spectacular production set up by the Ghanaian government, that has made this Vis a Vis, in its tenth edition, one of the best organized ever”.
FRA!, Gyataboum and the Lions, Lamisi, Weku Kronkron Band, Ssue and the Ananse Band, Yibor Afric Band, Kyekyeku & Ghanalogue Highlife, Elom and Soulstreet have been the ten bands that performed in the Accra Tourist Information Centre, selected along the 65 bands that registered into the Vis a Vis website set up by Casa África.