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Entertainment of Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Source: Abeiku Aggrey Santana

Ghana joins other countries to mark International Children’s Festival in Turkey

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Ghana is the only African country participating in this year’s International Children’s Festival taking place in Izmir Gaziemir Municipality in Turkey.

The festival is an event with the aim of bringing children from all over the world together to interact and share insights of their respective cultures and support to promote world peace.

Among the countries participating are Russia, Romania, Lithuania, Macedonia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Georgia, USA, Netherlands, etc.

Gaziemir is the district of Izmir province in Aegean region of Turkey. The district is a major tourist destination with great heritage sites including the house of Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ.

It is worth discovering that Izmir is the land where religions melt with unique Handicrafts, Arts and Culture.

Izmir is the home of UNESCO world heritage sites.

The city has been described by tourism pundits as “The city of flavor", “The city of health", “A peaceful modern city”, “A multi faith city”.

The 8500-year history of Izmir has witnessed many civilizations.

Ghana’s representatives are Nadia Issah Banaya, from St. Paul’s Lutheran School and Christie Esinam Dekportor, Holy Child Continual School, Madina.

The CEO of Kaya Tours Ghana Ltd, Mr Abeiku Aggrey Santana who facilitated the trip free of charge has assured parents and the general public of his continuous support to grow our tourism through multiple visitor destination approach.

The children from Ghana were accompanied by Kaya Tours ground handler Ms. Beatrice Dwamena and shall display the rich culture of the country through Dance, Poetry recitals, Chale wote beads, kente fabric, etc.