Depart on a journey to Ghana and participate in this 3-week intensive program. Experience African cultures through visual and performing arts in this unique introduction to various topics in African Traditional and Popular Culture, Philosophy, and Visual and Performing Arts.
Tons of excursions and field trips - Enjoy traditional music and dance festivals as well as workshops with the award-winning Nation Dance Company of Ghana. Participate in local festivals and enjoy visits to Kakum Rainforest, Universities of Ghana, Cape Coast, Winneba, and more!
Unique cultural immersion - Using the on-site culture as context, immerse yourself in Ghanaian culture as you learn the Africa language of Ewe (pronouced A-vay). Ho, the regional capital of the Volta Region of Ghana and the location of most of the major ethnic groups in the region, provides a unique program base.
Great field experience - Field experience will include participation in festivals, visits to historic sites such as the slave castles, museums, and the cultural and art centers. Practical training will involve learning from indigenous artists such as drummers, dances, and craftsmen.