BY: News Desk | Voltaonlinegh.com |
The Volta Regional capital of Ho is set to come alive as the Young and Loud Festival, scheduled for Saturday, December 16, 2023, announces an electrifying line-up of artists set to take the stage at the Mawuli School Campus.
Patrons would be captivated by the talents of renowned performers including Keeny Ice, Tuf B, Afro Khelly, Keli Yong, and Dzidegh.
According to organisers, the line-up event promises to not only create a vibrant musical atmosphere but also set the tone for a ground breaking event that transcends entertainment – it’s a movement for positive change.
More than just a festival, Young and Loud, spearheaded by the Young and Safe Consortium, is geared towards empowering the youth of Ho to be catalysts for systemic change. The festival stands on pillars of creative advocacy, talent recognition, networking opportunities, a platform for showcasing talent, and career exploration, a media release from the organisers and copied Volta Online, stated.
‘The festival is set to redefine the city’s cultural scene, as the streets of Ho transform into a cultural hub with vibrant street art, immersive installations, and interactive exhibits. It’s not just about celebrating youth creativity but advocating for improved well-being and fostering solutions to societal issues.’
The movement is part of the Young and Safe Project, a three-year initiative addressing crucial aspects of youth life such as participation in city governance, sexual and reproductive health, mental health support, creative self-expression, and digital employment opportunities.
Supported by Fondation Botnar through the Healthy Cities for Adolescents Program, the project is aimed at building an inclusive and supportive community for young people in Ho municipality.
About the Young and Safe Project
The Young and Safe project is a three-year initiative in Ho, Ghana, addressing important issues for youth, including participation in city governance, sexual and reproductive health, mental health support, creative expression, and digital employment opportunities. It involves collaboration between Node Eight, Ho Municipal Assembly, LoveAid Foundation, and Ghana Education Service, with support from Fondation Botnar through the Healthy Cities for Adolescents Program.