Entertainment of 2014-08-23

Chale Wote 2014 kick starts today

CHALE WOTE 2014 opens with a rush of sights, sounds and vibrant creations by Ghanaian and international artists in James Town, a historical suburb of the capital city, Accra.

The two-day festival which starts on Saturday, August 23 to Sunday August 24, 2014 will feature film screening, graffiti murals, theater, installations, live music performances, a fashion circus, extreme sport, dance, spoken-word and art workshops.

This is the fourth edition since the festival started in 2011.

The whole of Accra came guns blazing during the third edition which was organized in September last year.

The festival has drawn over 3,000 people from across the world in the past, and a lot more people are expected to attend the fourth edition this year.

More than 120 artists are taking part in the two-day festival with Eight international artists from South Africa, France, U.S, UK and Denmark featuring their works at this year's event.

30 Ghanaian visual artists will erect cutting-edge exhibitions of their work on the High Street in Accra.

CHALE WOTE 2014 welcomes installation projects by internationally acclaimed participants – mixed media/visual artist Rasik Green [Johannesburg, SA], dance performance artist Yinka Esi Graves, visual and installation artist Charlotte Chapman [UK] and Edwin Sacasa [US] amongst the visiting artists creating at CHALE WOTE this year.

The Fourth Annual CHALE WOTE Street Art Festival is supported by ACCRA [dot] ALT, REDD Kat Pictures, French Embassy au Ghana, Accra Metropolitan Assembly and Radio XYZ 93.1FM

Source: radioxyzonline
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