French Ambassador Anne Sophie Wins ‘Woman of the Year’ Award

The French Ambassador to Ghana Anne Sophie was honored for her contributions to the Arts industry in Ghana at the Golden Age Creative Arts Awards (GACAA) Awards in Ghana last week Thursday with the award of ‘Woman of the Year’. The event came off at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel in Accra. She was part of the many recipients of various awards on the night. The Founder of the awards scheme Ellis Adjei said that that award was as a result of her relentless commitment shown to the Arts…

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Protect Your Music as a National Asset Through Local C.M.Os … French Embassy Advises Ghanaian Music Stakeholders

The French Embassy in Ghana has advised stakeholders of the Ghanaian music industry to ensure that Ghanaian musical works are protected and treasured as ‘National Assets’. The Music Industry Advisor for Africa at the French Embassy in Cote D’Ivoire Thomas Weill, today at the French Embassy in Ghana, cautioned that, gradually Ghanaian music was being sold to far away lands through publishing agreements with foreign Collective Management Organizations (C.M.O), which in future, could mean a huge loss to both Ghanaian publishers and Ghana as a nation. He was speaking at…

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‘Vodafone Ghana Music Awards’ and French Ambassador Anne Sophie, Hold Meeting for Stakeholders of Ghana Music Industry

Today at the residence of Her Excellency the French Ambassador to Ghana Anne Sophie, representatives and some members of organizations in the creative industry in Ghana met with seasoned personnel in the area of music publishing, to discuss available opportunities to the Ghanaian music publisher and practical steps to be taken to achieve maximum benefits from music publishing in the ever changing music business. The meeting was held in Cantonments, Accra. Speaking on the purpose of the meeting, Her Excellency the French Ambassador to Ghana Anne Sophie, stated that music…

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GHAMRO will Not ‘Change’ Overnight … Says French Ambassador Anne Sophie

Her Excellency the French Ambassador to Ghana Anne Sophie today addressed the complaining attitude of some members of the Ghana Music Rights Organization (GHAMRO) by asking them to be patient with the organization as it gradually grows to international standards and support it with constructive criticisms. She admitted that transparency is key in operating any Collective Management Organization (C.M.O), and reminded members that the success of GHAMRO would be the success of themselves and Ghana as well. She was speaking at a stakeholders meeting organized by the French Embassy in…

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