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Dhat Gyal To Thrill Fans At Chicago Ghanafest This Summer

Dhat Gyal

Budding musician Dhat Gyal is set to thrill fans at this year’s Chicago Ghanafest come summer.

The festival will see the sensational afro pop singer showcase her talent to the international world and also give her the opportunity to interact with some of the Europe-based Ghanaian artistes and other international artistes.

Dhat Gyal in an interview with host, DJ Nyaami on ‘We Dey Vibe’ on SVTV Africa, said, she is glad she is embarking on this tour especially performing at this year’s Chicago Ghanafest.
“I’m happy I’m embarking on this tour, especially performing at this year’s Chicago Ghanafest. It will give me the opportunity to meet and interact with fans and some international artists”

Organized by the Ghana National Council of Chicago, the 2019 edition promises to be superb and bring lots of young artists together.

It is scheduled to come off Saturday, July 28 in Chicago.

During the festival, the artiste will seize the opportunity to tell patrons her contribution to the music genre’s growth in Ghana.

Dhat Gyal, known in private life as Afare Ernestina, has a number of hit songs which include ‘Any man Na Man, ‘Odo’, ‘Welcome to Africa’, among others.

She promised to thrill fans to her popular songs such as ‘Odo’, ‘Any Man Na Man’, among others.

GhanaFest in Chicago is a dance-party celebration of Ghana’s culture and heritage. The festival focuses on bringing together the city’s Ghanaian community during this traditional holiday. The event boasts DJs from around the world playing traditional and contemporary dancehall Ghanaian songs, and pre and post parties are held across the city.

 

By: Cobby Sackitey

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Women Don’t Die: Omama Kidash

Ghanaian Poet Omama Kidash who has described himself as a believer in women, has outpoured his innermost feelings on the stage of the globe to exhibit his true thoughts on the woman’s image in society. The conversation on equal rights for women has been rife over the years. In the midst of the whirlwind of this all important dialogue, Omama Kidash plants his post for rumination by all.

Women Don’t Die

Women don’t die

If they know they are the other half

Of the head

And not the tailing diapers

Without eye holes

Women don’t die

If they know they are too strong to break,

For they carry all generations

And still dance up in the sky

Women don’t die

If they know they wield too much power

To need more:

They are tenderly strong

To guide the hardest hearts

And too multitasking to ever go dry

Women don’t die

If they shoot the arrow of their creativity

Into the heart of gold

And go all out to empty their hidden skills

Women don’t die

If they hoist the flag of their power

And sing the reverberating songs of  

Their priceless value

Women don’t die

If they know when to say no

And reject all forms of abuses

Women don’t die

Yes, they don’t,

If they understand the uniqueness of their make

And their phenomenal irreplaceability.

Omama Kidash, who has taught Literature-in-English for many years in Boso Senior High Technical School, currently teaches the same subject in the Pentecost Senior High School – Koforidua. He is a member of the Ghana Association of Writers.

 

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Twitter:    @OmamaKidash

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