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Plans are underway to build a multi-purpose edifice to increase party tourism, imaginative arts and economic development in Kumasi, Ghana’s 2nd-greatest town.
The venture dubbed ‘Kumasi Worldwide Theatre/Meeting Centre’ is expected to insert to the architectural and cultural skyline of the country’s oldest town, and also carry new energies into the rising heritage tourism and motion picture market.
Upon completion, the theatre would have 2,000 seats in the most important auditorium, with a corridor for 600 seats to meet specially-customized meetings.
In accordance to a conceptual design presented by the consultants, Messrs. China Bengbu Global Technological and Economic Cooperation (CBITEC) Limited, the eco-pleasant facility is intended for large conferences, exhibitions, drama, songs performance and present day dance.
Mrs. Barbara Oteng Gyasi, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Lifestyle (MoTAC), addressing the media in Kumasi, soon after a Memorandum-of-Comprehension (MoU) had been signed concerning Ghana and CBITEC, described the centre as a landmark job.
The Minister, who signed for Ghana, was assisted by the Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), Mr Osei Assibey-Antwi, symbolizing the Ministry of Neighborhood Authorities and Rural Development (MLGRD).
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, was also represented at the programme. Mrs. Oteng-Gyasi cited the industrial, economic and social energies to be drawn from the quite a few occasions that the point out-of-the-art facility would host to the gain of the regional financial state and beyond.
Touching on the socio-economic strides Ghana produced on the Kumasi movie field, ‘Kumawood’, the Minister lauded the key players in the market for the modern and revolutionary notion.
The community movie sector, she claimed, deserved commendation for fusing the Ghanaian culture with digital engineering and additional emphasizing the great importance of arts and lifestyle in the marketing and progress of the state.
“Using small budgets, report-breaking generation time and regularity, ‘Kumawood’ has drawn a large amount of notice from the international and regional film industries and has promoted Ghana nicely ample.
“Government recognizes the remarkable achievements of the Kumasi film market, and sees it as a significant cultural and financial software that can be harnessed to revolutionize the innovative arts and cultural field,” Mrs. Oteng-Gyasi stated.
She affirmed the government’s dedication to take a look at doable avenues for investment decision in the resourceful arts and cultural market in order to deliver work options for the individuals.
Mr Assibey-Antwi, the Kumasi MCE, speaking in an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) on the sidelines of the programme, mentioned the town was pointed out for its prosperity in culture, tradition and commerce and there was the want to grow the infrastructural base of the local financial state to attract investors.
He lauded the Asantehene, for offering the required land for the landmark project, stating the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), functioning in partnership with the MoTAC and MLGRD, would play important roles in the realization of the extensive-cherished dream.
“The building of this edifice is a timely solution to the obstacle of furnishing ideal infrastructure to market place Kumasi as the funds of the Ashanti Location and the 2nd-major city in Ghana for nearby and worldwide programmes,” the MCE told the GNA.
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