The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Boafo Herbal, Dr. Osei Opoku who is one of the partners of the KOFEST 2023 Funfair Festival has called on the youth to be modest and very decent in festival celebration in other not to ruin the image of Koforidua.
He said this when the New Juaben South Municipal Assembly in collaboration with Royal Planners Event and Management launched a programme dubbed KOFEST 2023.
Speaking to the media, Dr. Osei Poku encouraged other corporate bodies in the region to come together to support the festival to make it a success.
Dr. Opoku advised the youth to participate in the funfair and learn about their culture, tour places, and have fun.
The maiden edition of the Koforidua Funfair Festival will be held during the Christmas festivities to attract and promote tourism, make the city stand out as a tourist destination, and increase communities and artist visibility to boost the local economy.
The KOFEST 2023 funfair celebration will also help to bring various communities together and foster local pride, help people take time to release stress and showcase the talents, skills, and creativity in the regional capital.
During the launch, the brain behind KOFEST 2023, and the Assembly Member of Okorase Electoral Area, Charles Adu noted that over the years, communities in Koforidua have been lively with activities, and they have accomplished so much in the region.
Mr. Adu mentioned that there have been various activities and events like Betom Street Carnival, Y&K Street Jams among others adding that the communities have taken part in these events with great enthusiasm and the need to organize the maiden funfair festival to bring all the communities in the regional capital together to boost local tourism.
Mr Adu hinted that there will be a Miss KOFEST 23, which will be an evolution of beauty and life-changing experience which will provide young women the platform to impact society positively in their own way.
This will be supported by the Ministry of Education and Tourism Art and Culture which will give winners the opportunity to further educate the youth at the second cycle institutions as ambassadors to promote education on topics such as peer pressure, and teenage pregnancy among others in the region.
By: Kofi Adjei |Metrotvonline.com | Ghana