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Tamale Youth Choir

Tamale Youth Choir is a non-denominational choral group in Northern Ghana and the first of its kind.

Triumph of the Tamale Youth Choir

The inaugural Otumfuo Osei Tutu II Composers Competition, held in Kumasi, Ghana, witnessed a remarkable display of musical talent, culminating in the victory of the Tamale Youth Choir.

Celebrating Musical Excellence

The competition, which took place at the prestigious Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology on April 5, marked a significant highlight of the 25th enstoolment anniversary celebrations of the esteemed monarch of the Asante Kingdom.

 

Honoring Cultural Heritage

Under the esteemed patronage of the princess consort of the Ashanti Kingdom, Otumfuo-Yere Julia Osei Tutu, in collaboration with the Royal Image Group of Companies and Kumasi Evangel Choir, the event showcased the rich cultural heritage and musical prowess of Ghana.

Emergence of a Champion

The Tamale Youth Choir, representing the Northern Region, emerged triumphant among six other competing choirs, including renowned groups such as the Tarkwa Crusaders Choir and the Tema Mass Choir.

Recognition and Support

As champions of the competition, the Tamale Youth Choir was awarded ₵30,000 (approximately $2,200), in addition to the ₵10,000 granted to all participating groups. Furthermore, they received an extra ₵10,000 from UNIJAY Fashions CEO, Janet Abobigu, demonstrating the widespread recognition and support garnered by their exceptional talent.

A Testament to Excellence

The success of the Tamale Youth Choir in the Otumfuo Osei Tutu II Composers Competition stands as a testament to the vibrancy and diversity of Ghanaian music, while also reaffirming the enduring legacy of King Otumfuo Osei Tutu II in promoting artistic excellence and cultural appreciation.