The Member of Parliament for Essikado – Ketan Constituency, Hon. Joe Ghartey has launch 10th Masquerading Anniversary to mark years of masquerading in Essikado – Ketan constituency.
The three-day celebration is under the auspices of the Member of Parliament (MP) for Essikado-Ketan Mr.Joe Ghartey with support from the MP for Sekondi, Mr Andrew Agyaapa Mercer.
The event will begin with a quiz competition at the Nana Nketsia School Essikado on December 30, 2022, followed by a football gala among the 10 Masquerades Clubs at the Nana Nketsia Astro Turf Park at Essikado.
The event enters the New Year with Yewo Adze Oyie Fun Games on the afternoon of January 1, 2023, with games such as ludo, oware, and cards among others would be played, among the clubs
This will be climaxed on January 2, 2023 as the Essikado “Ye Wo Adze Oye” Masqueraders Carnival, where 10 Masquerading clubs drawn from Essikado, Sekondi and Takoradi will throng the streets of Essikadu to display their dancing moves.
In an interview with, the MP for Essikado-Ketan, Mr.Joe Ghartey who founded the Essikado Street Carnival 10 years ago, said the programne is to bring entertainment and boost economic activities in Essikado and its environs.
He said the event was expected to bring people in the Constituency together to foster unity and peace, adding the event would be sustained and made more vibrant to attract tourists.