The Arts Legendary Wall of Fame Honours collaborates with GBC to honour Joe Lartey

The Arts Legendary Wall of Fame Honours collaborates with GBC to honour Joe Lartey

• Mr. Hilton (second right) making a presentation to Mr. Joe Lartey (First left)

The Arts Legendary Wall of Fame Honours, founded by The Pan African Art Ambassa­dor Prince Kojo-Hilton, has cele­brated veteran sports broadcaster, Joe Lartey.

This is an initiative aimed at honouring outstanding Ghanaian heroes who have contributed im­mensely to the growth and devel­opment of Ghana’s cultural heri­tage, creative Arts and sciences.

The event which was held on January 9, 2023 at the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) was aired live on Unique FM 95.7 and on GTV Breakfast Show.

In its third edition, it celebrated the 95 year-old living-legend, Mr. Joachim Awuley Lartey who is also known by the accolade, “Over To You Joe Lartey”.

The event, composed of a tradi­tional “Sebrewa” tune performed by Abena Osei Korankye showered praises on the honouree.

It was followed by poetry recit­al by Makida El-Husseini which got Mr. Joe Lartey emotional and wooled him to uncontrollable tears.

The event, which also comprised the showcasing of the living leg­end’s awards and citations over the years, revealed his achievements and his undented service to the public.

The short ceremony was crowned with the unveiling of a monumen­tal painting, made by the artist, Ambassador Prince Kojo-Hilton to honour Mr. Joachim Awuley Lartey, A.K.A “Over To You Joe Lartey”.

This monumental painting is now housed at GBC to celebrate the living legend and serve as a source of inspiration to this generation and generations to come.

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