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Overview


PANAFEST – Pan African Festival: PANAFEST – Pan African Festival, abbreviated PANAFEST, is a biennial cultural event held in Ghana. This festival honors African culture, heritage, and identity while promoting unity and solidarity among people of African descent.

Highlights


  • Cape Coast Castle
  • Explore Elmina Castle
  • Attend the Opening Ceremony of PANAFEST
  • Attend Film Screening and Workshops
  • Tour Kakum National Park
  • Attend Theater Performances
  • Visit the Ashanti Region
  • Attend Closing Ceremony of PANAFEST
PANAFEST – Pan African Festival

Description


PANAFEST – Pan African Festival

PANAFEST – Pan African Festival, abbreviated PANAFEST, is a biennial cultural event held in Ghana. This festival honors African culture, heritage, and identity while promoting unity and solidarity among people of African descent.

PANAFEST – Pan African Festival of Arts & Culture was founded in 1992 and has since grown to become one of Africa’s most important cultural events. Thousands of people from all over the world attend the festival, including artists, scholars, activists, and cultural enthusiasts.

PANAFEST is a two-week celebration of African culture, featuring diverse events like theater, film, music, art, workshops, and conferences. The festival promotes cultural exchange and dialogue among participants while highlighting the richness and diversity of African culture.

The procession of chiefs and dignitaries from various African countries, which takes place during the opening ceremony, is one of the festival’s highlights. This colorful procession, which includes traditional African attire, music, and dance, is a powerful symbol of African unity and solidarity.

Another important aspect of PANAFEST is its emphasis on promoting African diaspora history and heritage. PANAFEST showcases African contributions to global culture, economics, and politics through various activities and events.

PANAFEST – Pan African Festival of Arts & Culture also provides a venue for artists and cultural practitioners to showcase their work and network with other artists from around the world. Participants can learn new skills, exchange ideas, and form long-lasting relationships through workshops, performances, and exhibitions.

Finally, PANAFEST is a vibrant and dynamic cultural event that celebrates the richness and diversity of African culture while also encouraging unity and solidarity among people of African descent. The festival is a powerful expression of the African spirit, and its influence extends far beyond Ghana’s borders.

What's included


  • Inclusions:
  • Arrival and departure support and guidance
  • Transfers between the airport and hotel for both arrival and departure
  • Lodging at the specified hotels
  • Private vehicle transportation
  • Proficient tour guides
  • Entrance fees to various attractions
  • Included meals are breakfasts and water
  • Overnight in a 5-star Hotel - Breakfast and Dinner
  • Exclusions:
  • Visa expenses
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities for drivers and guides
  • Personal expenses like internet usage, and telephone charges

Itinerary


  1. Visited Places:
  2. Osu Castle
  3. Cape Coast Castle
  4. Elmina Castle
  5. Kumasi International Airport
  6. Kakum National Park Entrance Gate Ghana

Day 1: Arrival In Accra

Upon arrival in Accra, you can settle in at your hotel and explore the city. Some popular tourist attractions in Accra include the Independence Square, the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, the Arts Center, and the National Museum of Ghana.

Day 2: Visit Cape Coast Castle

On day 2, you can take a day trip to Cape Coast to visit the Cape Coast Castle, one of the many slave castles along the coast of Ghana. This castle played a significant role in the transatlantic slave trade and serves as a poignant reminder of the atrocities committed during that time.

Day 3: Explore Elmina Castle

On day 3, you can visit Elmina Castle, another significant slave castle located in the town of Elmina. This castle was the first European structure built in sub-Saharan Africa and played a significant role in the slave trade.

Day 4: Attend Opening Ceremony of PANAFEST

On day 4, you can attend the opening ceremony of PANAFEST, which takes place in Cape Coast. This ceremony is a colorful celebration of African culture, with dance and musical performances by artists from all over the continent.

Day 5: Attend Film Screening and Workshop

During the festival, there are numerous film screenings and workshops that take place. On day 5, you can attend some of these events to learn more about African cinema and participate in discussions about the African diaspora.

Day 6: Tour Kakum National Park

On day 6, you can take a day trip to Kakum National Park, which is located near Cape Coast. This park is known for its canopy walk, which offers breathtaking views of the rainforest canopy.

Day 7: Attend Theater Performance

PANAFEST features numerous theater performances, including plays, dance performances, and spoken word poetry. On day 7, you can attend some of these performances to experience the richness and diversity of African culture.

Day 8: Visit the Ashanti Region

On day 8, you can take a day trip to the Ashanti Region to visit Kumasi, the cultural capital of Ghana. Here, you can visit the Manhyia Palace Museum, the Kejetia Market, and the Centre for National Culture.

Day 9: Attend Closing Ceremony of PANAFEST

On day 9, you can attend the closing ceremony of PANAFEST, which takes place in Accra. This ceremony is a grand finale to the festival, with musical performances, speeches, and a procession through the streets of Accra.

Day 10: Relax and Departure

On your final day in Ghana, you can relax and reflect on your experiences at the festival. You can visit some of the local markets, go shopping for souvenirs, or simply enjoy the scenery before departing for home.

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