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If you’re attending Afro Nation Ghana, here are some Dos and Don’ts

Afro Nation

On Thursday night, Accra will come alive with one of the biggest musical concerts to grace the country.

Afro Nation festival has become very pivotal in music culture.

After its 2019 debut in Ghana, this year will be the second time the event makes a stop in the West African country.

It is scheduled for December 29th and 30th as gates open at 5 pm each day at the Marine Drive near Black Star Square.

It promises a star-studded lineup of musicians to make the two-day experience an unforgettable one.

Meek Mill, P Square, CKay, Skepta, Rema, Stonebwoy, and Black Sherif among others are all set to grace the stage.

However, the festival has a few rules that need to be heeded by attendees.

The regulations goes a long way to make the general ambiance a safe one for all.

So you have purchased your ticket for the biggest festival in the world, what next:

Find the Dos and Donts below:

Can I bring food and drink into the festival?

No food or drink will be allowed into the festival site however you may bring an empty hydration pack and fill it up at one of the water stations available to you at the festival.

There will be a wide range of food and drink available to purchase inside the festival.

Can I bring cameras into the festival?

Professional cameras (with interchangeable lenses) without an approved photo pass are not permitted.

Can I go in and out of the festival each night?

There is no re-entry into the main festival site each day.Golden ticket & VIP customers will be able to leave and re-enter the festival site as many times as they want

Can I sell merchandise at the festival?

We reserve the right to confiscate any items you are selling without our approval.

Will I be searched upon entry to the events?

You may be searched at the entrance to the festival.  Any items which may reasonably be considered for use in an illegal or offensive manner, or which may cause danger or disruption to any person at the event, will be confiscated.

Any illicit drugs (including legal highs), illegal substances or weapons found, will be confiscated. You may be ejected from the event and it may lead to an arrest. The dealing in or use of illegal drugs is not condoned by Afro Nation Ghana.

Persons suspected of carrying items that may be used in an offensive or dangerous manner, or carrying out illegal activities within the venues may be searched at any time.

Please allow plenty of time to get into the event, for event entry procedures, wristband/ticket checks, and searches.



– Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12″ x 6″ x 12.”

– One-gallon clear plastic freezer bags, i.e. Ziploc bag or something similar. –

– Small clutch bags, approximately the size of a hand (and that do not exceed 4.5″ x 6.5”), with or without a handle or strap. (Do not have to be clear)

Not allowed:

– Backpacks, purses, or bags that do not meet the above specifications are not allowed,

– For the avoidance of doubt, iridescent, colour-tinted, and opalescent bags are NOT allowed; they must be clear.

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