Please find the following outline of the F.A.S.T. GHANA proposed schedule for March 2017

 

  • SUNDAY MARCH 19TH
    • ARRIVALS
    • Everyone arrives before 5 pm to Accra/Kotoka Airport and shuttled to hotel in Accra.
    • Unpack then group dinner

 

  • MONDAY MARCH 20TH
    • DAY 1:
 VISIT WAX PRINTERS 
    • MORNING – Group breakfast – early start and visit to wax print houses
    • AFTERNOON – Late meeting with representatives of the Trade and ethical fashion professionals Hub for an introduction to opportunities on the ground.

 

  • TUESDAY MARCH 21ST
    • DAY 2:
 CAPE COAST VISIT – BATIKERS
    • MORNING – Group breakfast – early start and visit batikers in Cape Coast and join a batik session
    • AFTERNOON – group meeting and drive back to Accra
    • EVENING – Dinner and meeting with designers on ethical fashion

 

  • WEDNESDAY MARCH 22ND
    • DAY 3:
 BRITISH COUNCIL ENTERPRISE Africa SUMMIT X FASHION AFRICA VOICES SEMINAR
    • MORNING – Open to join the British Council city tours or privately do sightseeing such as visiting the markets, the independence star, or the Nkrumah museum
    • AFTERNOON – Fashion Africa Voices seminar with British Council
    • EVENING – BRITISH COUNCIL E.A.S opening cocktails with Africa Fashion Guide Made in Ghana Fashion Showcase

 

  • THURSDAY MARCH 23RD
    • DAY 4:
 VISIT ARTISANS
    • MORNING – Group breakfast then early start to visit Kente weavers in Kumasi / Gonja cloth in the northern region / indigo dyers,
    • AFTERNOON – Meet brass makers, shoe makers, raffia weavers
    • EVENING – late drive back

 

  • FRIDAY MARCH 24TH
    • DAY 5:
 VISIT FACTORIES
    • MORNING – British Council E.A.S. policy forum event 9am-12pm (tbc)
    • AFTERNOON – Visit Garment factories in Accra
    • EVENING – group dinner

 

SATURDAY MARCH 25TH

  • DAY 6:
 FLIGHT BACK

 

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PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SCHEDULE IS LIABLE FOR CHANGES AND UPDATES AT THE DISCRETION OF AFRICA FASHION GUIDE LTD

 

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