Left for the pleasures experienced with the 2018 Westside Carnival, the Oil city would have for an unending Christmas. Thousands were thrilled by series of fun fair and music; from morning, through the afternoon till dawn on the 26 December, 2018 at the Amanful.
Skyy Media Group once again hit an enviable record of threating party people and the city of Sekondi-Takoradi with colourful masquerades as they “jawule” to brass band music from morning to late afternoon, followed by hits of Hip-life music from the legendary rapper; Obrafour, darling rapper; Pappy Kojo, Ghana Music Awards-UK award winner; Ayesem, and Ghana’s currently most sought-after artiste; Patapeeezy, in the evening till dawn.
This year’s carnival saw 30 masquerades clubs with 4 curtain raisers, with each club taking turns to showcase what it’s about in a grand style. Costumes were beautifully designed. One outstanding performance was an all- ladies club in a spectacular costume that dazzled spectators with some dancing moves and jama.
The masquerading groups who participated in this year’s carnival include; Punch, Miami, Iron Fighters, Mpohor Unity, Barcelona, Classic Ladies, Ankos, Chinese, Freedom And Justice, Panya, Yankees, Nyanta Boys,Tumus,Sambot,Cosmos,Okse,Usa,Yankee,Sunato,Mississipi,Spain,Crench,Unity,Millionare,Valecia and Holy Cities.
They all battled each other for three golden trophies; which were proudly sponsored by Joe 1 Promotions. Nyanta masquerades emerged overall winner for this year’s masqueraders’’ Carnival.
Another thrilling event was boxing, organized by the Western Regional branch of the Ghana Boxing Association. Spectators at the music night was bolstered with shots of adrenaline as they watch with excitement amateur and Juvenal boxing bouts.
This year’s Westside carnival was massively patronized by people in the western region and beyond. The event was organized by Skyy Media Group, sponsored by MTN, and support by GIHOC Apet Dry Gin, Latex Foam, Seth Chinese Fast Food, Adonko and powered by Skyy Power Fm, Westgold radio and Star TV.