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Westside Carnival lights up Sekondi-Takoradi for Christmas celebrations

December 28, 2023
Westside Carnival lights up Sekondi-Takoradi for Christmas celebrations
Christmas Carnival

During the period, the principal streets of Sekondi- witnessed vibrant carnivals and musical concerts, bringing festive joy to the community.

One of the prominent events was the Westside Carnival, also known as the Ankos Festival, held on December 25 and 26.

The Ankos Festival, a significant entertainment event, featured over 30 masquerade groups showcasing impressive dance moves, accompanied by brass bands and local songs.

Participants, dressed in colourful costumes, added a lively and cultural atmosphere to the streets of Takoradi.

Masquerader Mr John Ato Arthur expressed to the that the Ankos Festival made Christmas celebrations in special and fascinating.

The festival served as a platform for masquerade groups to come together, enjoy themselves, and prepare for the coming year.

In addition to the Ankos Festival, various musical concerts took place in clubs and pubs, drawing residents to witness stellar performances by local artists.

Highlife artist Nero X, also known as Joseph Nkrumah Buabeng, was featured at the Anaji Fest 2023 edition, thrilling the audience with his energetic stage performance and performing hits like “Osey.”

Several other musical programs were scheduled throughout the Christmas period, including the “Potomanto Festival” on December 28 in Sekondi, ensuring a festive and entertaining season for the community.

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