PA GYA LITERARY FESTIVAL OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED
Writers project Ghana, Goethe – institute Ghana and the foundation for contemporary art Ghana has organized a Press conference to inform every Ghanaians about the seventh edition of Pa Gya! A literary festival in Accra.
Which will take place from Friday 13th. October, 2023 to Sunday 15th. October, 2023. The festival is organised by Writers project of Ghana, Goethe – institute Ghana and the foundation contemporary art ghana.
A Literary Festival in Accra is organising a three day literary arts festival featuring activities such as readings, panel discussions, performances, book launches, literary prize awards, art talks, art and literary exhibitions, film screenings , and many more.
According to Elizabeth Johnson festival manager, said, the festival engages all literary forms — fiction, poetry, spoken word, comic and graphic novels, creative non-fiction and literary blogging. She Said, the festival also offers booksellers, publishers and independent authors space to showcase and sell their books.
She added that, Writers, poets, literary performers, academics, editors, illustrators, librarians, literary agents, bloggers and many other literary practitioners from Ghana, Africa, the Black Diaspora and all over the world find a welcoming space to showcase their works and fraternize during the festival.
Pa Gya! A Literary Festival in Accra (2023) Over the past six editions, Pa Gya! has brought the literary community in Ghana together and provided platforms for networking and initiatives.
The festival is organised by the Writers Project of Ghana, Goethe-Institut Ghana and the Foundation for Contemporary Art-Ghana, and is sponsorsed by Goethe-Institut Ghana and has the kind support of the EU delegation to Ghana, the Embassy of the Netherlands in Ghana, British Council Ghana, and other parties. This year, we also welcome collaboration with Wintertuin Curaçao as part of the Transatlantic Relatives Project .
We present the 2023 edition of the festival and plan an exciting and fulfilling celebration of literature and thought in Accra.
Story by Fada Amakye from Daily Sun106.com