Michael Blackson to host New Year’s Eve Countdown Fireworks programme
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Ghanaian-American comedian, Michael Blackson, is set to host a star-studded New Year’s Eve Countdown Fireworks programme in the country to promote tourism and position Ghana as a preferred destination for African Diaspora during the festive season.
Dubbed: “Extravaganza To See”, the programme which is expected to bring about 20,000 guests including international and local musicians is slated for December 31, at the Independence Square at exactly 8:00pm to usher patrons into 2023.
This initiative organised by AKvance in partnership with KLM Airlines was to complement the government’s initiative “Beyond the Return” in boosting travel to Ghana and to make the festive season a joyous one.
This was revealed by the creator of Countdown Africa who doubles as the founder of AKvance, Akua Kufuor.
The celebration also was to support one of the country’s key agendas to build up the tourism, arts, and culture sector while assisting in business growth and investment opportunities in the country.
According to the organisers, there would be surprise performances from various musicians from America and Ghana on the night.
The Country Manager of KLM Airlines, Mees Van Ojik, expressed her outfit’s excitement “to be the first official travel partners of Countdown Africa and look forward to bringing everyone from everywhere to the historic event.
Patrons could obtain their tickets for the event from the official site, and that all ticket holders shall receive discount code from all destinations into the country, courtesy Official Travel Partner, KLM Airlines.