National Ghana Parade Council

Mate Masie: Wisdom, Knowledge, Prudence

Individuals, businesses, and organizations interested in contributing to any of the functional areas listed below are encouraged to reach out to the National Ghana Parade Council Committee by email for further information.

Gye Nayme: except for God

Cultural Committee

The role of this committee is to oversee logistics related to solidifying permits and reviewing regulations as they relate to the planningof our events. Committee members serve as liaisons between the community and the National Ghana Parade Council fostering relationships and providing information to various community boards and organizations. For more information, email

Hwe mu dua: examination, quality control

Logistics Committee

The cultural committee serves as an integral part of the National Ghana Parade Council. Without an understanding of our rich and dynamic history, traditions and culture, we cannot truly plan events indicative of our various backgrounds. The committee’s main purpose is to research all facets of Ghanaian culture and effectively insure that all members of the NGPC understand and incorporate the various components of our culture in every aspect of planning the parade. If you are interested in having a member from the Culture Committee attend one of your meeting or participate in the parade as an organization/group please send your request to our general email ,

Nkuimu: Skillfulness & precision

Marketing Committee

This committee develops marketing strategies, analyzes data, conducts surveys, creates marketing literature to include but not limited to the National Ghana Parade Council website and promotional materials, identifies sponsors, maintains databases, builds relationships with media in promoting our events, secures advertising and anything related to the overall vision of the committee. In addition, as a joint venture the committee oversees the promotional aspect of the NGPC by working to secure volunteers, street teams, area affiliations in New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Connecticut Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia and other states with a large concentration of Ghanaians. This committee works closely with the Activities, Events and Entertainment, Finance, Cultural and Community Affairs Committees. For more information, email

Ananse: spider’s web, wisdom, creativity

Entertainment Committee

The Activities, Events and Entertainment committee serves to create an array of culturally entertaining events catering to our target audience. The committee coordinates all the entertainment and events with various entertainment groups. This committee works closely with the Parade Logistics, Cultural, Marketing, and Promotions Committee. If you are a Performer, Personality, Dancer, Singer, Designer, Actor, Musician, Artist, Comedian, or Dignitary, we welcome your participation in Ghana Parade . For more information, email

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