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    THE GHANAIAN COMMISSIONER FOR POLICE (CID) - MR. A.D. DEKU - HAS LAUNCHED A NATIONAL?

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    THE GHANAIAN COMMISSIONER FOR POLICE (CID) - MR. A.D. DEKU - HAS LAUNCHED A NATIONAL ART CONTEST. MR DEKU, WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR CULTURAL AFFAIRS IN THE COUNTRY, OPENED THE LAUNCHING CEREMONY AT THE ACCRA ARTS CENTRE LAST THURSDAY.

    THE CONTEST IS BEING SPONSORED JOINTLY BY THE ARTS COUNCIL AND THE MOBIL OIL COMPANY IN GHANA AND IS AIMED AT DEVELOPING GHANA'S CULTURE AND STIMULATING ARTISTIC CREATIVITY. MR DEKU APPEALED TO ALL ART LOVERS IN GHANA TO GIVE THEIR FULL SUPPORT TO THE CONTEST BY ATTENDING ART EXHIBITIONS. THE GENERAL MANAGER OF MOBIL OIL GHANA LIMITED, MR E.G. HYMAS, SAID THE CONTEST WAS INTENDED TO MAKE ARTISTS OF ALL AGES DELVE INTO GHANA'S CULTURAL BACKGROUND AND TO INTERPRET THEIR FINDINGS IN PAINTING OR SCULPTURING. THE CHAIRMAN OF THE ARTS COUNCIL, MR CHAPMAN NYAHO, APPEALED FOR FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO PROVIDE SUCH FACILITIES AS FURNITURE AND MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS FOR CULTURAL CENTRES. WOODEN AND FIBRE GLASS SCULPTURES AND PAINTINGS WERE EXHIBITED DURING THE LAUNCHING CEREMONY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB5A5FQ7OZLON0Z559N36SAHJE
    Media URN:
    VLVAB5A5FQ7OZLON0Z559N36SAHJE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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