The Alpha female Wiyaala would be performing at the British High Commissioner’s residence in Accra on Thursday, April 21 to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 90th birthday. Britain’s longest-serving Monarch Queen Elizabeth II marks her 90th birthday on April 21.
The British High Commission in Ghana of course would not be left out in the merriment. To this effect The commission has said that they are ready for the event. The commission also confirmed on its official twitter handle @UKinGhana that Wiyaala of Ghana would be performing to celebrate the Queen.
Also the British High Commissioner to Ghana, Jon Benjamin, added on his twitter handle that Wiyaala will be singing both the Ghanaian and British national anthems as part of her performance with the Djimba World Band. Jon Benjamin is known to be a big fan of the Upper West singer, Wiyaala.
The United Kingdom is in a merry mood as the renowned Queen of England turns 90. Royals of England have been paying tribute to the ‘old but not weak’ Queen. However, the official celebration by the British for the queen’s 90th will be in May and June, when the weather is better. The Queen will be joined by members of her family, including grandson Prince William and his wife, Duchess Kate of Cambridge, for a private celebration at Windsor Castle.
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Meanwhile in Ghana, all is set for the celebration at the British High Commission.
Born in Wa, alpha female Wiyaala is seen as a strong feminist who stands up for women’s rights and abhors violence against women. Known to sing both in English and her native Sissala, the ‘Tinambayai’ hit maker has been labelled as an Afro pop singer. The admired singer is indeed soaring to greater heights as she is set to start her maiden European tour which includes a performance at the famous WOMAD International Arts Festival in the UK.
And yes, Ghanaians just can’t wait to watch her perform at the celebration.