Ghana Party in the Park – Family Fun Day
Annual outdoor festival held in London for the Ghanaian Community in the diaspora. Hosted by Akwaaba Group since 2005. The festival attracts over 5000 – 8000 people, making it the biggest Ghanaian event outside of Ghana. Attracting visitors from UK, Europe, USA, Canada and Ghana.
Live music, spectacular costume display, durbar of chiefs parade, cultural dancers, fashion show, fun fair, football, kids activities, arts and crafts stalls and of course the traditional freshly cooked Ghanaian and African food.
The Event & Attractions
Business or pleasure, the festival presents a great opportunity to buy or sell, and enjoy the day with family and friends.
Live Music | Food | Durbar of Chiefs | Cultural Dancers | Live Performance | Fun Fair | Bouncy castle | Face painting | Fashion Show | Football | Ludo | Spar | Oware | Acrobatics Display | Networking | Arts & Craft
The Food Court
For a day you can almost forget you are in London. Nothing quite like the smell of Chichinga, Choofi, Kenkey, Waakye, Tilapia, Banku and Okro, Kelewele and all the things the streets of Ghana takes for granted. For the brave at heart the cultural food tent will have pounded fufu with a choice of light soup and amponchi kraka.
Durbar of Chiefs Display:
Cultural display by various Chiefs and Queen mothers high lighting Ghana’s rich heritage and culture. Beautifully adorned Queens mothers and chiefs appear in a public procession amidst drumming, singing, and dancing. They process under ceremonial umbrellas of brilliant colours and they also dress up in colourful attires with the finest golden ornaments. Guests greet the Chiefs and Queen mothers.
The cultural dancers highlight’s some of the various types of dance styles within the Ghanaian culture, giving the crowds the opportunity to participate if they want.
This creates a platform for upcoming designers to showcase their talent. It also highlights some of the latest designs with an influence from the Ghanaian/African culture.
Kids area with qualified adult supervision. Various activities available are face painting, games consoles, bouncy castles, fun fair and more. This area serves as a platform for socialisation for the kids as well as their parents.
Think of the rich cultural and colourful images of Ghana, stylish, traditional, outlandish costumes, familiar faces and dancing to your favourite music. Trent Park where our event is being held extends over 10 acres of lush greenery, lined with large beautiful trees making it every bit the show ground that it is. Flanked by visitors jostling to get a hold of “an old friend” they see in the crowd. The festival is for all ages, children and teenagers equally represent in their numbers. This festival has no age barriers. “Meet me there”