Year of Return/ Kumasi Carnival 2019


Year of Return/ Kumasi Carnival 2019

The greatest show on earth has finally come back home. Ghana Government has declared 2019 as the historic “Year of Return” purposed to create an opportunity for Diasporians to visit their ‘homeland’

To this effect, the National commission on Culture in partnership with the Ghana - Caribbean Chamber of Commerce is calling one and all to return to mother Ghana to participate in the lined up activities marking the “Year of Return” which will be climaxed with the grand Carnival in Kumasi.

Dr. Barryl A. Biekman, ambassador of the African Diaspora Union and Coordinator of the AU African Diaspora 6th Region Europe Council has been mandated by the National Commission on Culture to assist with the organizing and mobilizing of the Diasporas and in this regard will host an official launch of the “Year of Return” on the 25th and 26th of April in the Hague, Netherlands.

Festivities in Ghana start from the 29th October to 2nd November 2019, with the Street Carnival on the 1st of November, 2019.

Diasporas from all walks of life will be here to celebrate with us.  

Save the date, brothers, sisters and friend, join us to mark this memorable occasion.




Dr. Susan Alfred – Tel: +233266832950, Email:

Dr. Barryl Biekman – Tel: +31625181599









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