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May

Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs Support Mary Yongai in Guinness World Record Make-Up Challenge

The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs have provided support to Mary Yongai in her Guinness World Record Make-up challenge to makeup 100 people in 24hrs. The challenge which metamophosed into a fun filled event and also gathered personalities and celebrities was held at Bintumani Hotel car park in Freetown from the 30th April to May 1st […]

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Apr

BUNCE ISLAND GETS NEW JEETY

The Proprietor of Sea Coach, Mr. Jaji and his management have donated to the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs a new Jeety at Bunce Island. The jeety, which was installed at Bunce Island last week, is to support the Ministry’s year-long Tourism for All Campaign and to also ease access to the historic island. MTCA Communications

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Apr

The Culture Unification Tour organized by Black Excellence was an initiative to encourage and promote local tourism. Students from different universities and schools were part of the tour which started from Congo Cross to the National Museum. The Administrative Manager of Monument and Relics Commission, Ann-Marie Kamara used the event to explain to participants the concept of[…]

The Director of Culture at the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Foday Jalloh has delivered the keynote address at the Graduation ceremony of College of Travel and Tourism Studies held at New Brookfield’s Hotel in Freetown. The theme for the event was: Positioning Sierra Leone as a Travel and Tourism destination through Education Director Jalloh centered[…]

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Apr

Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs Holds the Official Launch of Tourism for All Campaign

The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs and its agencies, the National Tourist Board (NTB), Monument and Relics Commission (MRC) have held the formal launch of the year-long Tourism for All Campaign at Galliness Paradise, Bo, Southern Sierra Leone. The launch of the campaign went simultaneously with the Salone Festival, a cultural event that showcased performances from[…]

Tourism for All Campaign Reaches Tongo-Field

In their relentless drive to explore and promote the value of cultural and touristic sites nationwide, the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs have taken the “Tourism for All Campaign” initiative to Tongo-Field, Kenema District, Eastern Region of Sierra Leone.   Local Entrepreneur and Indigiene of Tongo, Abubakarr Achie Fofanah took the Permanent Secretary, Edward Kwame Yankson[…]

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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’[…]