FAQ

Most frequent questions

Do you have questions about the festival? Search our FAQ for any assistance that you may need.

About the Festival

There is no cost associated with attending the festival. It is free of charge.

The festival is fully online. All you need is a computer, tablet or phone that can connect to the internet.

You can enjoy the festival from the comfort of your home, workplace or school.

There are people from over 70 countries who will be connecting to attend the festival. This is a gathering of Africans and lovers of Africa from across the globe.

We ask you to register your details on our site so that you can receive regular important updates about the festival as and when they happen.

About the Sessions

The recordings of the sessions will be available on our website after the festival has concluded. 

The recordings of the sessions will be available on our website for 2 weeks after the festival has concluded. 

There will be live interpretation during the following sessions:

  1. French and English interpretation during the 15h00 GMT sessions.
  2. Portuguese, French and English interpretation during the Youth First Festival Opening Ceremony, taking place on 15 September at 12h00 GMT.
  3. Ga and English interpretation during the Market Queens: Transnational Traders session taking place on 21 September 09h30 GMT.

You can attend as many sessions as you like during the Festival. As in physical instance, you are not able to attend more than one session at a time.

There will be a QA and chat function during each session. When engaging with participants, you are required to do so respectfully.

Sessions will not be streamed onto social media.

There is a capacity of 500 per session.

In the event that a session has reached its capacity, there will be a live stream created to the Kwame Nkrumah Festival Vimeo channel which you can watch on https://vimeo.com/channels/kwamenkrumahfest

The University of Ghana and Institute of African Studies is compliant with COVID-19 protocols. Members of the public are not granted access to the campus and its buildings.

The presentations and bios of the speakers will be made available at the conclusion of the festival.

Recordings of all the sessions will be available once the festival has concluded. Please subscribe to our email database to receive communication once recordings are available.

About the Platform

As in physical instance, you are not able to attend more than one session at a time using 1 device.

You need access to the internet in order to gain access to the festival sessions, using data or wifi.

The platform is not data-free. Therefore you will not be able to gain access to the sessions without data or wifi.

If you have a question that has not been responded to, please fill out this form and we’ll respond via updates.

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