Mayor of Accra honoured at Ghana Arts and Culture Awards 2020

16.Nov.2020

The Metropolitan Chief Executive of Accra, Mohammed Adjei Sowah has been honoured at the 2020 edition of the Ghana Arts and Culture Awards (GACA) for his contributions towards the development of arts and culture in the country.

The citation presented to the Mayor of Accra on Saturday captured how he had demonstrated empathic leadership in making arts thrive through the Accra for Arts Project which had provided many arts with a platform within the City's space to exhibit their talents. 

"Art is life and it has come alive. Through the Accra Painting Project, many artists have a voice. We want to appreciate you today for all your effort, for all your support in making the arts thrive, right here and now. We honour you today, Ayekoo," the citation read.

Others were Cultural Television Programme of the year, cultural Radio Program of the year, Ghanaian Visual Artist of the year, Ghanaian Artiste of the year, Ghanaian Movie of the year, Ghanaian Fashion Designer of the year and Spoken Word Artist of the year.

The rest were Art Festival Event of the year, Indigenous Caterer of the year, Outstanding Cultural Theatre Performance of the year, Discovery of the year, Arts and Culture Media of the year.

Ghana Arts and Culture Awards which was launched in September 2019 seeks to honour individuals and brands who have made significant contributions to the Arts and Culture Industry in Ghana.

Below is the full list of winners:

 

Lifetime Achievement Award

 

  • Dr. Daniel Amponsah (Agya Koo Nimo)

 

Honorary Award

 

  • Ama Ata Aidoo

 

Honorary Award 

 

  • Akosua Adjepong

 

Special Award

 

  • Ali Ajami (Marketing Manager Twellium Industrial Company)

 

  • Mercy Asiedu Agyemang Duah

 

  • Mohammed Adjei Sowah (Mayor of Accra)

 

 

Outstanding Cultural Personality of the year

 

  • Nana Krobea Asante Kwahu Mpraeso Adontenhene

 

 

Cultural Heritage Entrepreneur of the year

 

  • Afua Krobea Asante (Azmera)

 

 

Corporate Support for Arts and Culture

 

  • Twellium Industrial Company

 

 

Traditional Music Group of the year 

 

  • African Music and Dance Foundation

 

 

Traditional Dance Group of the year

 

  • Akuma Dance Ensemble

 

 

Cultural Television Programme of the year

 

  • Amammere – Royal TV

 

 

Cultural Radio Programme of the year

 

  • Eleafe Le Gbe (Volta Star Radio)

 

Ghanaian Visual Artist of the year

 

  • Mohammed Awudu

 

Ghanaian movie of the year

 

  • Love and Tradition

 

Ghanaian Fashion Designer of the year

 

  • Chapters Couture

 

Ghanaian Artiste of the year

 

  • Ssue

 

Spoken Word Artist of the year

 

  • Torgbui Olokodzoko

 

Art Festival Event of the year

 

  • Wormane Festival

 

Indigenous Caterer of the year

 

  • Dima3nsa Restaurant

 

Discovery of the year

 

  • Nathaniel Amewugah

 

Arts and Culture Media of the year Television

 

  • TV Africa

 

Arts and Culture Media of the year Photography

 

  • Clickseezy Photography

 

Arts and Culture Media of the year Blog

 

  • Si Hene

 

 

Arts and Culture Media of the year Radio

 

  • Adom FM

 

Outstanding Theatre Performance of the year

 

  • Accra We Dey