The Year of Return [Final Call] to Hold on 20 September, 2019 in Amsterdam

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The Year of Return [Final Call] is an event to update visitors about the Year of Return activities in Ghana and it is organized by Akwaaba Holland, MusicbizGh & YOR Committee Amsterdam. It will be held on Friday 20 September, 2019 at NoLIMIT Cultural Center in Amsterdam from 5pm to 11pm.

Stand a chance to win return tickets to Ghana via a raffle draw. Entree is free.

The “Year of Return, Ghana 2019” is a major landmark spiritual and birth-right journey inviting the Global African family, home and abroad, to mark 400 years of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in Jamestown, Virginia. The arrival of enslaved Africans marked a sordid and sad period, when our kith and kin were forcefully taken away from Africa into years of deprivation, humiliation and torture. While August 2019 marks 400 years since enslaved Africans arrived in the United States, “The Year of Return, Ghana 2019” celebrates the cumulative resilience of all the victims of the Trans Atlantic slave Trade who were scattered and displaced through the world in North America, South America, the Caribbean, Europe and Asia.

The Ghana Tourism Authority(GTA) under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, and Culture is leading the project in collaboration with the Office of Diaspora Affairs at the Office of the President the PANAFEST Foundation and The Adinkra Group of the USA.

One of the main goals of the Year of Return campaign is to position Ghana as a key travel destination for African Americans and the African Diaspora.

Source: yearofreturn.com
Source: yearofreturn.com
Source: pniridescent.com
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