Specially recorded performances to celebrate 50 years of Ghanaian independence, including Batman Samini and Ghana's oldest gospel group.
Serena Owusua Dankwa celebrates the 50th anniversary of Ghanaian independence with specially-recorded performances featuring Ghana’s oldest gospel group, founded in the 1880s, and Batman Samini, who was voted Best African Act in last year’s MOBO awards.
Recorded entirely on location in Ghana, March 2007.
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Osei Korankye, the leading Seprewa player in Ghana.
Osei Korankye talks about the Seprewa, an instrument that “can talk”.
Kete is a royal music from the ancient Ashanti kingdom.
Christianity in Ghana.
The Wesleyan Methodist Cathedral on Cape Coast.
Ghanaian superstar Batman Samini
Ghanaian superstar Batman Samini.
An interview with Batman Samini
He talks about his musical influences.
Sing Happy Birthday Ghana
A bitter-sweet song by Ghanaian Superstar Batman Samini.
Independence Splash on Accra beach.
Batman Samini, recorded live.
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