Director Kweku Kwakye performs with his brothers Yaw and Nana, along with Kofi Ameyaw, Mark Palms and Kweku Mawan in Los Angeles-representing the Pan African Orchestra at the Pan African Film Festival.
Thinking of the journey of The Pan African Youth Orchestra, what comes to mind is their resiliency and pride in their craft. Despite any obstacles placed before them, PAYO maintains the strength to keep moving onwards and upwards with the goal of preserving and sharing Ghana's wonderful and unique musical culture with the rest of the globe. The Late Nana Danso Abiam continues to smile at their efforts.
The documentary 'Legacy Alive' about the Pan African Youth Orchestra is nominated in the "best short" category at the 25th Annual Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles, CA. legacy of Nana Danso Abiam will be honored at the opening reception!