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Ghana: Chale Wote Street Art Festival Goes Virtual

Digital Art

Aug. 14, 2020, 4:06 p.m.

Ghana’s most popular annual street art festival, Chale Wote, will be going virtual this year due to the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic.

ACCRA [dot] ALT, the official producers of the festival made the announcement yesterday via Chale Wote’s social media platforms.

According to the posts monitored by www.digitaltimes.africa, this year’s edition of the festival will be fully virtual with no major outdoor activities. All lined up programs will also be broadcast live on their social media platforms to enable all enthusiasts of the festival to follow the activities online.

The event will commence today, 14th August 2020, and end on the 23rd of August 2020.

Chale Wote Street Art festival is a Ghanaian-originated alternative platform that brings together art, music, dance and performance out into the streets.

The 2020 edition of this festival marks ten years of its existence since it was first launched in 2011.

The festival aims to promote the appreciation of diverse forms of art in Ghana. As a result, it is usually marked with fashion parades, photography, sessions, food markets, street boxing, movie screenings, and many others.

Chale Wote also attracts over two thousand artists and art lovers both locally and on the international front.

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