The organizers of the Ghana Party in the Park have explained why the event was postponed.
Scheduled to be held in the United Kingdom on Saturday, 15 July 2023, the event was postponed.
A statement copied to Zionfelix.net and signed by Dennis Tawiah revealed that the decision to postpone the event was taken due to safety.
While a new date is yet to be announced, the organizers apologized to stakeholders and attendees.
Read the full statement below:
On Friday 14th July 2023 at 8.05pm, we took a safe option by postponing Ghana Party in the Park Festival scheduled for Saturday, 15th July 2023.
This decision wasn’t taken lightly. I was backed, advised and supported by a strong team of experts from: Met Office, Metropolitan Police, Environmental Health team from London Borough of Enfield, London Ambulance Service, Aero Ambulance Services, London Fire Service, Transport for London TfL, London Fire Services, NHS local health authorities, Our Event Management Team & Consultants, Lollipop Group, Our security and Traffic Management company, Right Guard Ltd, Logistics Company, GAP, Local Residents of Trent Park, World of Opportunity, our Vendor Management Team, Desire Promotions and TRIPPs, our production team.
I can assure you we explored every option and monitored the weather conditions.
With the Met Office’s weather warning ⚠️ alert on Yellow and risks of the forecasted high winds on Saturday 15th July 2023, it was only right to put safety first and made the call to postpone the festival.
Met Office Weather Forecast for 15/07/2023 see link below:
We apologise to our stakeholders and attendees for this outcome and it was not an easy decision to make but everyone’s safety is our highest priority.
Most of our Vendors and Sponsors were on site setting up when we made this decision. We sincerely apologise for this inconvenience caused.
Our artists, staff members, family and friends who travelled from Ghana and other countries to join us on the day, we apologise to you all and appreciate your support and understanding.
A new date for festival will be announced soon. For more information and details, follow our website and socials @akwaabauk and @ghanpartyinthepark
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