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Ghana: in The World of Theatre

Summary of Book by E. O. Hunter, 2003
Published by Routledge (London, United Kingdom)

The organization of the arts in Ghana is administered by the National Commission on Culture, which is the equivalent of a Ministry of Culture. The National Commission on Culture administers several artistic bodies and associations including the Ghana Union of Theatre Societies, which governs theatre and drama. Although other forms of performance such as film and video may remunerate better than theatre, drama is still encouraged for the youth since theatre can foster pride and cultural nationalism in Ghana.