The Celebrities Charity Development Foundation (CECHADEV Foundation) Organizers of the most prestigious Northern-Ghana Entertainment Awards(NEA) has confirmed that Hon. Dr. Ziblim Barri Iddi, the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture will on Saturday the 25th of January 2020 speak at the 1st annual Youth in Creative Arts Conference, which will take place at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium in Tamale.

This will be one of the major activities to launch the 5th edition of the most prestigious Northern-Ghana Entertainment Awards and the 2nd Northern Excellence Awards.

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Speaking to, the Executive Director of CECHADEV Foundation and Board Chairman of NEAAwardsGhana Mr.Abdul-Latif Alhassan said the honorable tourism minister will speak on the Role of the Tourism Ministry in the promotion of Entertainment for Peace and Youth Development in Northern Ghana. He also added that “After 4 consistent years of celebrating northern entertainers, we intend to use this 5th edition to not only give awards but to empower the industry people with more insightful knowledge on how to monetize their creative works and create synergies that will impact positively on their individual brands and holistically grow the creative arts industry across Northern Ghana and beyond, through the YiCA Conference”

The Youth in Creative Arts Conference is anticipated to be the first ever major gathering of all stakeholders in the Creative arts industry madeup of musicians, film makers, producers, managers, directors, performers, sportsmen and women, the media, DJs, Radio and TV stations as well as Presenters across the 5 northern regions of Ghana. There will also be other top notch music executives, CEO’s, Government reps, MPs, Politicians, NGO’s, corporate Ghana as well as some national and international acclaimed celebrity guest speakers.

The Public Relations Director for NEA Awards Ghana, Mr. Abubakari Sadiq Sulemana also added that the launch of the 5th NEA and Youth in Creative Arts conference will create a unique platform for entertainers and politicians to come together and collaborate on how to consolidate the peace before, during and after election 2020. The Launch of the 2020 NEAAwardsGhana and the YiCA Conference is slated for this Saturday at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium Conference hall from 9:00am prompt. So creative arts industry practitioners are all expected to attend this great event.


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