Cofounder and CEO Abdul Karim Abdullah hopes Year of the Return visitors will feel “a vibration of the country and what it feels like to be with the people.”
On January 1, 2019, London-based British-Ghanaian lawyer Yvonne Kramo was definitely feeling some FOMO when she tweeted, “Christmas/ NYE 2018 clearly belonged to Accra. #Afrochella.” Indeed, Idris Elba, Boris Kodjoe, Nicole Ari Parker, Naomi Campbell, Ebro Darden and many other celebs were in Accra, Ghana, for the inaugural Full Circle Festival.
Their itinerary included an invitation to what seemed like the continent’s biggest day-into-night event, Afrochella. More than 10,000 people gathered inside El Wak Sports Stadium for the celebration of Ghanaian arts, music and food.