e.TV Ghana has launched the sixth edition of the ‘Made in Ghana Month’ to promote and celebrate Ghanaian-made goods and services in all industries.
This year’s edition dubbed ‘Living Healthy The Ghanaian Way’, which will kick off from September 1 to 30, is an initiative to encourage the public to celebrate and patronise Ghana-made products and services.
According to the organisers, this year’s edition of the ‘Made in Ghana Month’ celebration is going to be bigger than the previous ones and it will be packed with a number of activities like hairdressing competitions, cooking competitions, health screening exercises, among others.
Speaking at the launch, Ernest Boateng, the CEO of Global Media Alliance Group, said that every year, e.TV Ghana dedicates the month of September to promote and project Ghanaian products and services.
“e.TV Ghana has always been passionate about celebrating made-in-Ghana products. This annual celebration by e.TV Ghana has, over the years, been accepted as the official period for celebrating great indigenous goods and services in the country,” Mr Boateng stated.
“There will be a series of on-air activations with TV shows, radio and interviews on e. TV Ghana, YFM and Happy FM starting from 1st to 30th September. On September 14, 2018, there will be free health screening. There will also be cooking competitions with one happening at the Obra Spot at Kwame Nkrumah Circle on September 29, 2018,” he added
Mr Boateng disclosed that there will also be various local games like ‘oware’, ‘ludu’, ‘dame’, ‘ampe’, among others.
“This event will also provide a good opportunity for people to showcase their locally produced products and services,” he said.
On her part, Jenny Adade, CEO of Hospitality Tourism & Catering Training Institute (HOTCATT), commended e.TV Ghana for a great initiative that will promote Ghana to the rest of the world.
She hinted that as part of the activities lined up by her outfit, HOTCAT plans to teach expatriates and foreigners how to cook Ghanaian cuisines.
Madam Adade indicated that HOTCAT will be working together with the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) to be training tour guides who will help direct foreigners who come into Ghana about where to go and what they will see at such locations.