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The Bleoo Band will join other elite high school bands around the world to contest for the global prize.
Mr Patrick Kofi Mensah, Assistant Headmaster, Administration of Accra Academy, said the students are battle ready for the stake ahead.
“We’ll definitely make Ghana proud by bringing the ultimate prize home,” he said.
Commenting, Marketing Director at Vodafone Ghana Agnes Emefa Essah said empowering people is one of the beliefs of Vodafone.
“Vodafone Icons is one of the ways we use in encouraging people to discover and develop their full potentials,” she said
“We are particularly excited that Accra Academy is representing Ghana, and we are positive they will bring glory to Ghana at the Global Competition. We wish our young performers all the best.”
The contestants will take part in a series of activities before the main event on Friday, April 29th.
Accra Academy Senior High School won the first edition of the High School edition of Vodafone Icons.
As part of the prize package, they are representing Ghana at the global level.
Each member of the five-man band was also given a one-year scholarship package from Vodafone and the school will be presented with a music studio with a complete band set and laptops with audio editing software for music production.