Kwaku has become the go-to destination for the month of December and steadily, the abode is becoming popular with the projection of domestic tourism, thanks to activities aligned to ‘Bliss on the Hills’ – powered by the Kwahu Republic.
What makes this year special about ‘Bliss on the Hills’ is the connection to the highly publicized ‘Year of Return’ chain of activities.
‘Bliss on the Hills’ is an annual week-long music festival organized every Christmas for patrons in Kwahu and its environs at Kwahu Abetifi by Kwahu Republic.
The core objective of this event is to:
- Foster unity among local community members through music and dance festival.
- To market Kwahu as the destination for pleasure while boosting the economic activities of the communities.
This years Bliss On Hills promises to be a memorable one with back to back performance from seasoned artist. The event will be opened on 25th December with a gospel night show headlined by Ohemaa Mercy and other renowned gospel musicians such as DSP Kofi Sarpong, Yaw Sarpong, Joyce Blessing, Obaapa Christie, and Francis Amo.
The 26th will be a Night of Boxing as patrons will get the opportunity to witness two international bouts between Samir Bastie (GHA) vs Otto Joseph (NIG), George Ashie (GHA) vs Sunday Ajuwah (NIG), and 3 other local bouts.
The Hiplife night which is on Friday 27th will see Kwahu version of #PaeMuKa@20 as Obrafour a native of Kwahu will be given the platform to offer a thanksgiving to patrons for 20 years in the industry. The night will also see performance from Kuame Eugene, Praye, Kwaw Kese, Guru, Nero X, and Lil Win.
Kwahu Rock will happen on Saturday, 28th which is going to be the only paid event for this year’s BOH festival. It will be a night of enthralling music and dance at the plush Rock city Night club, Kwahu Nkwatia. Kwabena Kwabena, Kofi Kinaata and Stonebwoy will be the artist for the night.
The popular Highlife night will be on the 29th, with the king of Highlife, Abrantie Amakye Dede headlining the evening with supporting performances from Kofi B, Kofi Nti, Dada KD, Kumi Guitar, Dada Hafco, Quarme Zaggy, and Yaw Bee.
The climax of the music festival will be on 30th, where Lynx entertainment and Kwahu Republic brings to patrons the HOMECOMING of KiDi. As a native of Kwahu, he will be performing alongside some of his friends to herald his homecoming since he became prominent in the music industry.
With this week-long dose of music and entertainment, it will be of great deal to escape the heavy traffic in the capital city during the yuletide and have some fun on top of the mountains in Kwahu. Kwahu is not only about Easter, but real fun all year round.