Serena Owusua Dankwa joins in the celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of Ghanaian independence with specially-recorded performances from some of the country’s star musicians.
Serena Owusua Dankwa joins in the celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of Ghanaian independence with specially-recorded performances from some of the country’s star musicians, including palm-wine songs from veteran guitarist Koo Nimo, and a beach-party performance from electric griot King Ayisoba.
Recorded entirely on location in Ghana, March 2007.
Music and featured items
Serena Owusua Dankwa introduces the programme
Beginning at Ghana’s 50th independence celebration, on Accra beach.
Koo Nimo who is one of Ghana's best-loved folk singers.
Serena interviews Koo Nimo
Serena interviews Koo Nimo.
Koo Nimo sings one of his favourite songs
Koo Nimo sings 'Happy Day'.
Kumasi, the capital of the Ashanti Kingdom.
Kumasi, the capital of the Ashanti Kingdom in Central Ghana.
Amaneresu Cultural Ensemble
The women singers of Amaneresu Cultural Ensemble in the Ashanti kingdom capital Kumai.
The Ghanaian music industry.
The Ghanaian music industry and how it was affected by the curfew period.
Ghanian star King Ayisoba in concert
Serena interviews King Ayisoba
Serena interviews King Ayisoba.