Preparations are underway for the inauguration of the Arts and Tourism Writers Association of Ghana (ATWAG) scheduled for Friday, 2nd March, 2018 at the Accra Tourism Information Centre (ATIC).
The newly-elected executive of the association will also be inducted into office at the programme.
This ceremony is to officially introduce the Arts and Tourism Writers Association of Ghana (ATWAG) to the world and officially give the executive the power to do their work.
The inauguration and induction of ATWAG officers follow the association’s ability to hold its first general elections on Saturday, December 16, 2017.
The Managing Editor of the Daily Heritage Newspaper, William Asiedu was elected President, Francis Doku (Head of Digital Media at MG Group) as Vice President and Mic Yamoah of Flex newspaper as Secretary. Other elected officers are Frank Owusu (Hitz FM) as Treasurer, Mustapha Nii Okai Inusah (attractivemustapha.com) as Organiser.
Kwame Dadzie of Citi FM and David Mawuli of pulse.com.gh were elected as Public Relations Officer and Research Officer respectively.
Also to be inducted into office at the ceremony are Sandra Ankobea and Makeba Boateng who have been co-opted onto the Executive Committee to perform special functions as Legal Officer and Women’s Commissioner, respectively.
The programme will have in attendance, prominent personalities in governance, arts, tourism and culture.
The Arts and Tourism Writers Association of Ghana (ATWAG) is an association of Ghanaian arts writers/journalists and media workers.
ATWAG seeks to promote arts, tourism and culture reporting in Ghana while developing the professional capacity and the welfare of its members.
ATWAG is also aimed at promoting co-operation and collaboration among its members and players in the arts, tourism and culture value chain.