This Cultural Policy Document is the result of many years of deliberation and discussion at several workshops and public forums. This document is dedicated to the realization of the Vision of the people of Ghana to respect, preserve, harness and use their cultural heritage and resources to develop a united, vibrant and prosperous national community with a distinctive African identity and personality and a collective confidence and pride of place among the comity of Nations.

National Commission on Culture

The National Commission on Culture was established in 1990 by Provisional National Defense Council Law 238 to manage from a holistic perspective, the Cultural life of the country. In the execution of the aforementioned, the National Commission on Culture is enjoined, among other things, to promote the evolution of an integrated National Culture, supervise the implementation of programmes for the preservation, promotion and representation of Ghana tradition and values; and perform such other functions as may be prescribed by government.

Adinkra are symbols that represent concepts or aphorisms. Adinkra are used extensively in fabrics and pottery among the Ashantis of Ashanti Kingdom and the baoules who historically migrated from Ghana. They are incorporated into walls and other architectural features.

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Here you will find what is virtually the tourist heaven of Ghana. It has got everything from woven Kente cloth, wooden sculptures, earrings and other fashion accessories, the latest in African Attire fashion and arts and crafts from all over Ghana


THE CASE OF AKAN CHIEFTAINCY The world of African culture is rooted in religious paradigm because for the African mind religion or spiritual dimension is the source of both identity and meaning.

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    Welcome and thank you for taking the time to visit the NCC website. Here, you can find the necessary information relating culture arts and all that you need and if you don’t find what you’re looking for, feel free to contact us on the numbers and email address listed below and we will assist you as much as we can. AKWAABA

Culture, Gender & Human Rights

Culture, it is argued should be a medium for liberation and not enslavement. Over the years, the National Commission on Culture has demonstrated its commitment towards the elimination of all forms of socio-cultural practices that abuse the rights of the individual..

The Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Barbara Oteng-Gyasi on Wednesday outdoored the 2019 ‘Year of Return’ cloth.The Minister unveiled the cloth at the third edition of the Ghana Diaspora Celebration and Homecoming summit, 2019, which is part of activities earmarked for the celebration of the “Year of Return”, in Accra.She said the event was being held at a time when the country was in the spotlight for the right reasons for welcoming the global African community.




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