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Venues[edit]

Accomodation[edit]

Urbano Hotel is Located on the Oxford Street of Osu, in Accra. Urbano is positioned to be your ideal interim address for an unwinding and spirit-lifting journey. The location provides proximity to neighbouring establishments, like casinos, sports bars, the African crafts market and eateries (such as KFC, Frankies, Planet Khebab, etc.) to name a few. Accommodation will be shared so kindly let us know if there is a peculiar situation why you may not be able to.

Conference Venue[edit]

Fiesta Royale Hotel is located in Dzorwulu, a town in Accra. The location is in close reach to places like the Accra Mall and the Tetteh Quarshie Arts Market.

Night Activities[edit]

Wiki Akwaaba Night (Goethe Institut) - Thursday 19 January, 2017[edit]

This will be welcome night just as the name "Akwaaba" implies. It will be a networking forum intended to connect participants of the conference with the wider open community Ghana. It will be mostly a night of music, arts and dance. Partially targeted at the ongoing Wiki Loves Africa Campaign while providing a basis to network with others.

The event will take place at the Goethe Institut in Accra from 17:30GMT to 20:00GMT on Thursday 19 January, 2017

Wiki Night Out - Friday 20 January, 2017[edit]

As part of keeping the conference educative yet fun. We will be spending the night of Saturday the 21st in the City of Accra at the Airport View Hotel. There will be live performances, karaoke and some pleasant taste of good music. This night promises to be super fun filled. Are you ready to sing and dance in representation of your country at a thrilling battle with the Ghanaians? Please come prepared!

Dinner Night - Saturday 21 January, 2017[edit]

A dinner with all participants for the night. Experience a host of continental dishes and the opportunity to try some local Ghanaian dishes.

Social Activities[edit]

Night excursions - Friday There will be a guided tour in Osu (environs of the hotel) for participants who would like to explore Accra.

Last day short excursion - Sunday There will be short excursions after the half day meeting on Sunday to highlight a few important (historical) places in Accra. Participants will be taken to the;

Participants will also be taken on a sightseeing tour to some landmarks in Accra. These will include;

For participants with late night flight, there will be a hangout at the African Regent Hotel with some cool jazz and African Music to celebrate African Music and Dance.

NB:All these trips should not last beyond an hour or two.

Places to see in Accra[edit]

Places to see near Accra[edit]