Father Christmas is visiting Accra, the Ghanaian capital. Children are enjoying various festivities and their?
SV People performing Ghanaian dance "Kpalongo" to an audience of parents and children in Arts Centre in Accra (3 shots)
SV Children and parents watching
SV James town Middle School girls performing Birth of christ on stage showing Wise Men presenting gifts (3 shots)
SV Children watching as girls sing carols (2 shots)
CU Sign "Toy Fair" inside the Kingsway stores and children riding on toy train (3 shots)
SV Father Christmas giving gifts to children (5 shots)
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Background: Father Christmas is visiting Accra, the Ghanaian capital. Children are enjoying various festivities and their parents are on a season's shopping spree.
SYNOPSIS: A special children's theatre programme has been arranged at the city's Arts Centre, and pupils of the Sempeh Six and Seven Middle Schools are performing a series of traditional Ghanaian dances. This dance is called Kpalongo.
Girls from the James Town Middle School have staged another performance: The Birth of Christ. Here the Wise Men just arrived to worship the child Jesus and present him with gifts....
Of course -- there is also a lot of carol singing.
In Accra's Liberty Avenue the Kingsway stores have organised a Christmas fair. While their parents are busy shopping, the young ones enjoy the ride.
Father Christmas gets very busy....