THE DURATION used for the Ultimate Ghana Independence holiday getaway, AsaBaako – One Dance Festival – which takes place at Busua in the Western Region in March every year has been extended from three days to five, a press release has indicated.
Revellers can now enjoy five days and four nights of unadulterated fun instead of the usual three days and two nights.
In a press release copied to the DAILY HERITAGE, the co-producer and founder of the festival, Kofi Debrah, stated that “AsaBaako – One Dance is a festival with a purpose and each year it uses culture and creativity to promote the environment, empowerment and entrepreneurship in the area [Busua].
“We are passionate about how music and the arts can create positive social change. Over the past few years, we’ve been working closely with the local community to deliver programmes that make a real difference to people’s lives”.
According to the statement, ‘AsaBaako’ is the ultimate retreat that brings people together from across Ghana and the world to party, relax, enjoy afro-inspired music and positively celebrate Ghana’s independence and Africa in general.
Over five days and 4 nights, ‘AsaBaako’ offers a programme of sound systems, parties, open-mics, surfing, treks, tours, yoga, football and volleyball tournaments, talks, conservation workshops, BBQs, boat trips and the legendary Jungle Party.
“Now in its eighth edition, AsaBaako – One Dance attracts approximately 3,000 festival goers and has become an established fixture on Ghana’s cultural calendar, and is fast becoming a renowned fixture on the international festival calendar,” the release said.
“We’ve all been waiting for AsaBaako – a truly magical and uplifting experience that has its own fun-loving style bringing everyone together into one uplifting dance!” MENSA, ????UK/Ghanaian Musician?????
For carousers who would want to join the AsaBaako entourage that treks to the venue, air-conditioned buses would be available in Accra to take them directly to and from the festival. Buses leave on March 2 and 3 and return to Accra on March 6, 2018.