The Indian High Commission in Ghana has invited a 14-member cultural troupe from Ghana to participate in the 35th Surajkund International Craft Mela 2022 in Surajkund District Faridabad Haryana, India.  

This is the second time the High Commission has extended such invitation to the National Commission on Culture. The 14-member troupe were carefully selected from the Regional Centres for National Culture. The team consist of Drummers, Dancers, Chorographers and Exhibitors.

The Surajkund festival brings together over 30 countries from Africa and Asia to exhibits their crafts, culture and traditions. The Mela is scheduled to take place from the 18th of March to 4th of April, 2022 in Faridabad Haryana in India.

The Leader of the team from Ghana, Mrs. Rosemond Amuzu indicated that, the troupe will be performing all dances from all the 16 Regions of Ghana and also exhibit items that truly represent Ghana. On the part of the team, they promised to give off their best and give a good representation of Ghana at the Mela.

The Executive Director of National Commission on Culture Madam Janet Edna Nyame, encouraged the troupe to do well to put Ghana on top of the Mela’s map so as to enable them extend another invitation come next year.

She added that, their Regional Directors selected them because of their professionalism and competence, so they should go out there and make their Regions, the Commission and Mother Ghana proud. The team left Ghana on the 17th of march and is expected to be back on the 5th of April 2022.