visual arts and culture of Ghana

Poetry

Monthly poetry readings are hosted by the Ehalakasa on the last Sunday of the month. There is spoken word, poetry and music.

Gates open at 5:30pm.

  • Ehalakasa Poetry Concert with Asantewa Poetra and 100%

    Sunday, 26 April 2015 @6pm. Power, Love and War shall be explored by Poetra Asantewa and 100% through poetry and music.

  • Ehalakasa – 27 April with Kwame Write

    Striving to groom and ensure the growth of both the active poets and the genre itself, Ehalaksa features our second spoken word poet for 2014, Kwame Write.  Once nominated for the International Best Amateur Poet by World Poetry Organisation, he believes that words, rhythm, art and positive passion are […]

  • Kofi Awoonor

    Kofi Awoonor, a Ghanaian poet, diplomat and academic, was among the victims murdered in the September terrorist attack at a shopping mall in Nairobi. Awoonor’s nephew Kwame Dawes, another renowned poet, was traveling with his uncle to attend a literary festival in Kenya when he was killed. […]

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