COVID-19: Ghana calls off Paragliding Festival 2020 and Tourism Awards

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has called off this year's Kwahu Paragliding Festival which was due to take place from 10 - April, due to the current Coronavirus outbreak. The Authority has also suspended its regional and National Tourism Awards which was to be held all throughout the months of March and April.

Ghana currently has six confirmed cases of the disease with several suspected cases. In a statement released by the GTA, new dates will be announced when the situation improves.

Read full statement below:
Following the directives of the President of the Republic of Ghana banning all public gatherings, the Ghana Tourism Authority wishes to inform the General Public that the Annual Kwahu Paragliding Festival, 2020 has been called off with immediate effect.

All those who have registered and paid to participate in the Paragliding festival, should contact the following for further directives: 0244161585 and email on

In addition, all Regional Tourism and the National Tourism Awards slated between March and April have been postponed until further notice. The Authority will announce new dates and schedules for these events when the situation normalizes.

We apologize for the inconveniences caused and kindly entreat all and sundry to adhere to the precautionary measures which has been put in place by the Government of Ghana through the Ghana Health Service to prevent the spread of COVID -19.

Please call the Ghana Health Service hotlines on 0558439868/ 0509497700 for assistance.
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