"I ... INVITE YOU … AND THE REST OF THE WORLD, TO THE CENTRE OF THE WORLD"
A COUNTRY WITH NUMEROUS TOURISM, ARTS, AND CULTURAL OPPORTUNITIES
THERE ARE TRADITIONAL HERITAGE SITES INCLUDING MUSEUMS AND MONUMENTS
AN ANNUAL PARAGLIDING FESTIVAL IS HELD DURING EASTER (USUALLY IN APRIL)
GHANA HAS OUTSTANDING CULTURAL TRADITIONS INCLUDING FESTIVALS
The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, welcomes you to its website, which is intended to inform you about the rich cultural and diverse heritage which are depicted in forts and castles, festivals, and arts and craft; evergreen forests and wonders of nature like mountains, lakes and waterfalls which abound in Ghana. In addition, you would have the opportunity of being introduced to a myriad of programmes and activities that the sector is engaged in. Through such programmes, you will get first-hand information about the rich and entertaining music, cultural dances and unique languages which surely will spice up your life.
The Ministry exists to create a conducive environment for sustainable growth and development of the sector to enable it to contribute enormously to GDP through effective and efficient use of appropriate policies, plans, programs and projects.
Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed Awal
Mr. Mark Okraku Mantey
Mr. John Yao Agbeko
With the able leadership of the Minister, Deputy and Chief Director, the directorates work to ensure proper coordination of policy, resource allocation, and budgeting; research and information management; stable management framework for the overall manpower needs of the sector; proper financial management; judicious use of resources; good communication and client service.
The Ministry together with its agencies and related organizations organizes events in the area of arts, tourism, and culture. Notable events include The Year of Return, Beyond the Return, World Tourism Day, Festivals, and Paragliding among others.