As Ghanaians prepare to exercise their civil and democratic rights for the seventh time, later this year, through the ballot box, a number of activities have been lined up by groups and individuals to ensure that, there is absolute peace in the country from now, till the day of voting and after.
Security agencies have declared their readiness to maintain the existing peace and vowed to curb any situation that will lead to trouble. The EC, Political Politics and other major stakeholders have all pledged, ahead of this year’s election, to abide by the rules of the game.
The latest was a musical concert held in honour of Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah with his messages on AU Day in Accra to promote peace in Ghana dubbed, “Unite Election 2016”, held at the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and Memorial Park.
Music, according experts, is a form of entertainment that puts sounds together, in a way that people like, or find interesting. Music involves people singing with their voices, or playing musical instruments, such as the piano, guitar, or drums.
The vocal or instrumental sounds (or both), are combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion. Music lovers believe that, the lyrics in a song, can be used to inform, transform, educate and change people for the better.
It is, in this spirit, that EKOO CHOIR, led by Eva Kund Neidek from Sweden has composed a song using Nkrumah’s speeches, delivered at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to inspire Ghanaians.
The Director, Ghana Museums and Monument Board, Dr. Zagba Nark Oyortey, who could not hide his joy, said, the song is worth saluting.
A Lecturer at the Department of Music, University of Cape Coast and the Host of Echo From Addis Concert, Senyo Adzie, said, his aim is to reduce political tension through music.
The composer, Echo From Addis Concert, Eva Kund Neidek, stressed the fact that, there is unity in diversity. The concert was held in three Regional Capitals, Ho, Cape Coast and Accra.
Source: radioxyzonline.com/Francis Edzorna Mensah