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Apr

In Portrayal of Freetown as the Province of Freedom, MTCA, MRC Screen “Rough Crossings”

The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, (MTCA) in collaboration with the Monuments and Relics Commission (MRC) and the National Museum, screened the movie “Rough Crossings” at the National Museum in Freetown on April 12th, 2024. The film portrays Freetown as the “Province of Freedom” due to its historical significance as a refuge for slaves during the […]

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Apr

Tourism Ministry Staff Engage in Culture & Tourism Seminar in China

Four esteemed members of the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs are currently attending a comprehensive two-week seminar, dedicated to enhancing tourism capacity development for English-speaking nations. This significant event is taking place at the prestigious Central Academy for Culture and Tourism Administration (CACTA) in Beijing, People’s Republic of China. The initiative is designed to elevate participants’[…]

Tourism Ministry Participates in Open Mic Ashobi Festival

The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs have participated in the Open Mic Ashobi Festival hosted by Citizens Advocacy for Sustainable Development and Equal Rights Sierra Leone (CASDER-SL). Citizens Advocacy for Sustainable Development and Equal Rights Sierra Leone (CASDER-SL), a non-governmental organization in partnership with the Freetong Players International and HQ Club House hosts a one month[…]

This brief captures all the activities and engagements undertaken by the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs in March, 2024

♦️The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs and the National Tourist Board held a press conference at the Ministry’s Kingharman Road Headquarters to inform journalists about the outcome of the sector’s participation at this year’s Internationale Tourismus-Borse Berlin (ITB) in Germany. They explained that their participation was a success that attracted an unprecedented 1,651 tourists that visited[…]

TOURISM NEWS BRIEF

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Edward Kwame Yankson on behalf of the Minister, Nabeela Tunis commissioned the installation of 110 solar lights along Lumley Beach front. The project which was supported by Leone Rock Metal Group was part of the Ministry’s broader objective to transform coastal areas and prime touristic sites[…]

27

Mar

STATEMENT BY THE MINISTER OF TOURISM AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, NABEELA FARIDA TUNIS ON THE LAUNCH OF THE INSTALLATION OF SOLAR LIGHTS ALONG LUMLEY BEACH FRONTS

Today, the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs with support from Leone Rock Metal Group, launched the installation of solar lights along the Lumley beach front, one of the major destination areas for local and international visitors. The project, is part of the Ministry’s broader objective to transform coastal areas of outstanding natural beauty into attractive, eco[…]

25

Mar

MTCA and Agencies Commence Week of Sierra Leonean Creativity & Innovation

Cross-section of staff of the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs and its subvented Agencies (National Tourist Board, Monument and Relics Commission) kick-start the “Week of Sierra Leonean creativity and innovation” by wearing typical made in “Salone” African dresses. The week is in line with the ongoing Create and Innovate month of March in the Tourism for[…]