Michael Blackson to host ‘Extravaganza To See’, A new year’s eve fireworks at Independence Square
A Ghanaian-American comedian, Michael Blackson to host a star-studded New Year’s Eve Countdown Fireworks Programme in the country to promote tourism and position Ghana as a preferred destination for African Diaspora during the festive season.
Dubbed: “Extravaganza to see”, the Programme which will bring about 20,000 guests including international and local musicians is slated for 31st December at the Independence Square at exactly 8:00pm to usher patrons into 2023.
This initiative organised by AKvance in partnership with KLM Airlines was to complement the government’s initiative “Beyond the Return” in boosting travel to Ghana and to make the festive season a joyous one.
This is said by the organiser of the Programme, Creator of Countdown Africa who doubles as the Founder of AKvance, Akua Kufuor.
The celebration also was to support one of the country’s key agendas to build up tourism,
arts, and culture sector while assisting in business growth and investment opportunities in the country.
“This is about taking Africa to the world stage of celebrations. What better time to showcase our presence to the world, than from the centre of the world?” Ms Kufuor added.
According to her, there would be surprise performances from various musicians from America and Ghana on the night.
The Country Manager of KLM Airlines, Mees Van Ojik expressed her outfit happiness “to be the first Official Travel Partners to Countdown Africa and look forward to bringing everyone from everywhere to this historic event.”
The Organisers also urged the citizenry to obtain ticket of the event from the official site www.countdownafrica.com adding that “all ticket holders shall receive discount code from all destinations into the country, courtesy of the Official Travel Partner – KLM Airlines.”