Enjoyment of Monday, 21 September 2020
Minister for Tourism, Arts And Tradition, Barbara Oteng Gyasi has dismissed statements by the Artistic Arts Forum in the Ashanti Location more than the relocation of the proposed film village from Kunsu to Sekyere in the Area.
The Minister in a stakeholder conference in Kumasi, Friday, September 18, 2020 mentioned the Authorities of Ghana among the other companies partnered for the design experienced not settled on a web site for the film village still.
“A decision has not been taken nonetheless on the exact internet site for the Movie Village nonetheless though we know it would be developed in the Ashanti Region. We have so considerably been offered with a few (3) web sites like Hemang, Sekyere and Kunsu” she reported.
Madam Barbara Oteng Gyasi nonetheless confident market players off designs to assist the currently current film village in Kunsi to access the Ghana Tourism Advancement Challenge Fund for site builders to assistance them go on manufacturing in advance of the meant new task.
The development of the film village has develop into a topical issue in the Resourceful Arts Business with several Industry stakeholders opposing the location for the construction.
Members of the Imaginative Discussion board Ashanti led by broadcaster Austine Woode held a press convention last Wednesday, September 16, 2020, to register their displeasure in excess of the relocation transfer.
In accordance to them, they had currently petitioned governing administration describing to it, efforts place in place to secure about 250-300 acres of land for the movie village at Kunsu.
The group explained conversations with the Chief of Kunsu, in the Ahafo Ano South District in the Ashanti Location, had by now been had to that result.
“This final decision was reached since the Main of Kunsu experienced currently crafted a mini movie village in his city and employed for quite a few motion picture productions like ‘Abuburo Kosua’ ‘Susu Pre’ and many others that show on Television. Several business practitioners also verified to us that quite a few of the film initiatives from the Ashanti Location are accomplished in the Ahafo Ano South District of Ghana that harbours Kunsu,” Austine, the convener of the team, said.
This arrives on the again of a petition that the group presented to Parliament on July 24, 2019, to alter the first area of the proposed film village by the Governing administration of Ghana in the 2019 spending plan assertion offered to Parliament by Ken Ofori-Atta from Eastern Location to Ashanti Region.
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