The Ghana chapter of the Arterial Network was officially launched on May 21 at the Alliance Française in Accra, as part of the Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.
Moji Okuribido, Regional Adviser for Culture at the UNESCO office in Accra, presided the opening and reminded members of the Arterial Network of the need to observe World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. She urged members to keep cultural diversity and dialogue in mind when developing plans to advance the artistic and cultural scene in Accra, adding that Arterial Ghana has the potential and the manpower to pave the way for a cultural revival in Ghana.
Korkor Amarteifio, the national representative for Arterial Ghana, enumerated the objectives, vision, and mission of the Arterial Network and encouraged artists to join so that the organization can be a contributing force to the development of arts and culture in the country.
The launch of Arterial Ghana was part of a cultural celebration dubbed "Cultural Days in May," sponsored by the Arterial Network, the Goethe Institute, Alliance Française and the French Embassy in Accra.