The 2021 Mr & Miss Akuapem Pageant, a maiden event which is made to fit its three themes of Unifying, Projecting and Maintaining the unparalleled Akuapem culture and traditions has been launched at the Palm Hill Hotel in Akropong-Akuapem, on Saturday, June 26, 2021, as royals of the Akuapem soil glamorously cheers the project to a grand launch.
The event which is organised to being yearly, looks to showcase the Akuapem originality as the contestants slug it out in varied projects. Every competitor is a representation of an Akuapem state and expected to a fair knowledge of their state and the history of Akuapem.
Accordingto Oseadeeyo Nana Kwasi Akuffo III, culture is the lifeblood of any vibrant society and our creative expression helps define who we are and helps us see the world through the eyes of others.
He further pinpointed some intrinsic, social and economic values of culture” upit is the duty of the present generation to acknowledge the necessity and importance of preserving the rich cultural heritage. Also we need to show respect to the culture no matter how humble it seems to be.
I urge you all to feel proud of our culture and identity and the need to maintain, preserve and project.” Oseadeeyo Nana Kwasi Akuffo III is quoted in a speech delivered at the launch.
In a presentation, Prince Asiedu Chilky, CEO-Chilky Group of Companies urged the need to revisit the original culture and traditions of Akuapem as he underscored the three themes for the Mr & Miss Akuapem project; Unifying, Maintaining and Projecting the Akuapem Culture.
summedit in the term ‘Sankofa’, a term in Twi language which literarily admonishes to seek originality.
In an occasion which saw a vibrant array of royals, dignitaries, sponsors and well meaning persons from both Akuapem and non Akuapem descents, threw light on the need to accord culture as the way in to any respected society and further unify the 17 states of Akuapem.
The groundbreaking Mr & Miss Akuapem is an initiative of Chilky Modeling Agency and jointly partnered by the office of Okuapehene Oseadeeyo Nana Kwasi Akuffo III.
“…we unveil the life of Mr&Miss Akuapem 2021. On this note we now come together in the name of the father, the son and of the holy ghost, we launch Mr & Miss Akuapem, we launch Mr & Miss Akuapem, we launch Mr & Miss Akuapem and we know that through this as the theme says, we are going to unify, maintain and project our culture”.
Nana Osuodumgya Otutu Ababio V, Adukrom Hene launched the Mr & Miss Akuapem Pageant.
“The unisex show kickstarts on 1st August 2021 and will happen for 8 successive weeks till its grand finale targetted to fall on 16th October, 2021 of the Annual Odwira Festival.
We’ve began the journey and our destination is simply the first and unified Akuapems we are.” An Organiser, Abel Ofori-Adeniran, Creative Artist and Writer stated on the sidelines of the launch.
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