Two of Ghana’s talented musicians, rapper M.anifest and singer, Wiyaala will perform at musical concerts lined up for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

They will join other international musicians at the Festival 2018 which is part of activities for the Games which kicked off on Wednesday in Gold Coast, Australia.

M.anifest wil be performing on the Main Stage in Surfers Paradise at Festival 2018. He will be part of the Fresh Voices of the Commonwealth performance, a night of hip-hop, ska rhythms and hauntingly beautiful voices on Friday, April 6. 


Wiyaala, on the other hand, known as the ‘Young Lioness of Africa’, is one of the lead vocalists in electronic music collaboration GRRRL.

The Afropop singer-songwriter, who hails from Funsi, Upper West and sings in Sissala and Waale dialects as well as English will join GRRRL, supported by the HOTA Choir, on the Main Stage on Sunday, April 15.

The Festival 2018 will witness performances in cities like Gold Coast Brisbane, Cairns and Townsville.

The 12-day event will be a free multi-arts program of the Commonwealth Games where patrons will see and enjoy talented, creative and diverse artistes showcase their work. 

There will be more than 1,000 arts and cultural experiences on offer, featuring Australian and internationally-acclaimed artistes.

Other performers include Peaches, Courtney Act, Salmonella Dub, Punchdrunk and Amy Shark.