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Amamere Folk Music 'n' Dance Ensemble


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Creative Team Republic of Ghana

AMAMERE FOLK MUSIC ‘n’ DANCE ENSEMBLE is borne to propagate, promote and Showcase African dance and music for the sustenance of the African heritage, with emphasize on Ghanaian Heritage. Ghanaian percussive instruments together, playing within the same note counting and each person does their own traditional drumming synchronically alongside each other with so much prowess and professionalism.We uplift Ghanaian authentic Cultural values WORLDWIDE.

Total performers - 21 (can be reduced according to organizers discretion).

Affiliations:

  • Centre for National Arts & Culture-Accra
  • National Commissions on Culture-Accra
  • Ghana Dance Association.
  • Musicians Association of Ghana (MUSIGA)
  • Ghana Monument Board
  • Ghana Export Promotion Council
  • International Council for Promotion of Arts, Sports and Spiritualism-West African Chapter Chairman.
  • West Africa Representative of Leading University of Dance Theatre & Show Organization, Madova-Italy.
  • West African Regional Chairman of World Association of Performing Arts (WAPA)

Awards & Merrits:

  • 2019: Ghana Traditional Performing Act Winner in Ghana Music Award UK.
  • 2018: Nominated for Best Traditional Music Performing Acts (GMA UK)
  • 2017: Best Traditional Music Group Winner in Vodafone / Ghana Music Awards
  • 2017: Best Performing Group at Parzardjik Festival –Bulgaria
  • 2017: Best Entertaining Group Award at Ankara Inter-folk Festival-Turkey
  • 2016: Reps Greater Accra in National Festival of Arts & Culture in Accra
  • 2014: Reps Greater Accra in National Festival of Arts & Culture in Accra
  • 2014: Reps Ghana in Pretoria-South Africa in Ghana Fest 2014

International Events Participation:

  • 2007- 45th International cultural dance festival-Togo
  • 2008: International Jazz / Folklore festival –Accra
  • 2009 - Canada-Dance World Cup Ambassador (www.danceworldcup.com).
  • 2009-Greece International folklore festival (city of Serres folk fest)
  • 2010 –Finland: Jutajaiset International Festival-Finland.
  • 2011- Georgia-Batumi in Folklore Festival tour, 16 - 28 July 2011.
  • USA-EXPO AMERICAS 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland October: 21-28.
  • Turkey – Mercin Citrus festival in Turkey: 16 - 21 Nov, 2011
  • USA-B4P Events-New Jersey from 23/11/2011 to 5th Jan.2012
  • 2012– Germany-Biogas Cultural Expo-Bremen, January
  • Tbilisi Exchange –Georgia June 2012
  • Turkey-Mercin Citrus festival-September 2012
  • Togo-Sojaf Ballet Festival from 15 to 20 November, Forever District
  • Togo-Festival of Black Divinities-Anehor18 to 20 December 2012
  • Benin -Festival International des Dances Traditionelles FIDaT-
  • HWENUSU Allada, 20-22 December 2012.
  • 2013: Brazil: International folklore festival-Porto Allegres-July
  • Turkey: Mercin International festival-November
  • 2014: South Africa: Ghana-fest (Ghana Embassy –Pretoria) 21 -25 September
  • Eastern Cape,17 – 22nd October, South Africa
  • Turkey-Mercin Festival.15th till 20th November.
  • 2015: CHILE: Festival of the sun,June 12 till July10
  • 2016: Chile -12th International Encounter of Lake Ranco Folklore - February
  • Togo: 5th International BAARE Festival-, November.
  • 2017: TOGO: 1st Folklore Festival of Awalla, January 19 to 22nd.
  • Bulgaria: 22 – 30th June: 4th international folklore Festival, Pazardjik
  • 2018: Elitza Folk Choir Festival, Sofia –Bulgaria.(October 2018)
  •  Baare International Folk Festival-Forever District, Togo (December 6th to 12th 2018)
  • 2019: Fette Traditionelle Gbogbosa, Notse-Togo 6-8 September
  • 2019: Ghana Music Awards UK. 5th to 15 October 2019.
  • Ghanaian Traditional Performing Acts Category Winner
  • 2019: OSAKA INTERATINAL FESTIVAL-JAPAN, November.

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