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Alokoto Festival http://alokotocarnival.wixsite.com/alokotocarnival is an annual community cultural arts games music and dance festival that takes place every first weekend of November at Chorkor, Accra, Ghana.

Bringing arts, culture communities, holiday makers and fun lovers onto the streets to fratenise, network, create, learn and share amidst the fun is a lovely and electrifying scene to experience with a lasting memory.

Alokoto Festival has been a top source of fun and entertainment in Chorkor, Accra, Ghana for years since its inception and creation by the JayNii StreetWise Organisation http://www.jaynii.com a not-for-profit that provides the welfare of vulnerable young ones in deprived communities of Ghana.

My fervent desire to bring people together, play their hearts out for all to be happy led to this events and I never regretted I did. It has always been great ! – Emmanuel Quartey

Groups can come along with their tents to mount on the Jaynii beach, stay with the people, interact with the Streetwise children and see the other side of life.​

THEME:

Promoting unity and development through arts and culture

CONCEPT:

JayNii hosts performers from the continents on outdoor stages, runs intimate hands-on workshops and tours to different historic and interesting places.

OBJECTIVES OF THE FESTIVAL:

Promoting peace and unity through acceptance of one another’s culture.

Enabling people to appreciate their cultural values, gain understanding, acquire knowledge and develop skills for living in a globally independent and culturally diverse world.

Exploring, instilling, developing, preserving and promoting arts and culture, thereby exposing the rich cultures of the world.

Job creation, entertainment, education and development through arts and culture.

Providing our young ones the platform to utilize their skills.

Promoting artists and their work.

Establishing and promoting cultural exchange.

ALOKOTO TEAM

Emmanuel Quartey – Founding President

Naa Borkor Quartey – Manager

Emmanuel Ampofo – Groups management

Daniel Smith – Designer

Isaac Botchway – Assistant groups manager

Lexis – Stage and Sound

Jordan Tetteh – Artwork/Paintings

Didi – Media

Anti Aggie – Games

Jeff – media / Blog

JayNii Group

Tel – 00233203040807  00233 261919001

PARTNERS – JayNii StreetWise, SoundCheck, RadioGold, Accra Metropolitan Assembly, ManeyMeg Cosmetics, awia