PANAFEST stands for Pan-african Historical Theatre Festival. It is a cultural event held in Ghana every two years for Africans and people of African descent to promote and enhance unity, Pan-Africanism, and the development of the continent of Africa itself per the ideals of the late Efua Sutherland, Marcus Garvey, W.E.B Du Bois, Kwame Nkrumah and many others. Activities that occur at this festival are performances and work in the areas of theatre, drama, music, and poetry; viewing of the durbar of chiefs; and tours to various places of interest, such as the slave castles and dungeons.
Emancipation Celebration is an annual event in Ghana for people of African descent in the Diaspora. The celebration takes visitors and tourist through communities where resistance was put up against the slave raiders, like Gwollu and Nalerigu with their defensive walls; slave market sites like Saakpili and Salaga, the slave bathing rivers and slave burial grounds at Assin-Manso among others. Emancipation Celebrations usually begins with wreath-laying ceremonies at W.E.B. Du Bois Centre, George Padmore Library and Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park in memory of their contributions to the emancipation of Africans (blacks). It is commemorated for July to August each year. For detailed itinerary contact us @elevation-toursgh.com