Entertainment of Thursday, 24 December 2015
Source: Daily Guide
The Pan African Historical Theatre Festival (PANAFEST) Foundation has congratulated reggae star Rocky Dawuni on his nomination in this year’s Grammy Awards.
The Ghanaian has been nominated for the Best Reggae Album category-‘Branches of the same tree’.
Consequently, the Foundation in a release signed by Rabbi Kohain Nathanyah Halevi, the Executive Secretary, PANAFEST Foundation said “Rocky I am writing to give you very big congratulations on your nomination in the Grammy “It is an honour for Ghana and Africa for your achievements to be recognized on the highest level.
“The spirit of your message in the name of the album helps to open the gate for this year’s inaugural of the “Decade for People of African Decsent” which has been proclaimed by UNESCO for 2015-2024.
”We at PANAFEST chose as our theme, PANAFEST, At the Threshold of the Decade for People of African Decent” and are working hard toward celebrating a grand PANAFEST 2017 in Ghana inviting the whole of Africa and it’s Diaspora to be part of this Mega Event to promote and define our own landmarks and agenda for the decade.
It added “The PANAFEST Foundation wishes you the best and would like for you to also serve as one of its cultural Ambassadors promoting Pan Africanism and Africa and African People as the Tree of Life for the 21st Century. A Tree ready to give shade, bounty and fruit for all humanity.
“Great seeing and sharing with you in Washington as well as New York and look forward to you taking the Grammy.