The Embassy of Peru in Ghana has honoured Ghanaian marketing communications professional, brand and talent management expert and media practitioner, Jonathan Christopher Koney, popularly known as Chris Koney.
This took place during a ceremony to announce winners of the maiden Ghana – Peru Arts contest held at the Great Hall of the University of Ghana, Legon.
The event was attended by several dignitaries including the Head of the Peru Mission in Ghana, Abel Antonio Cardenas Tuppia; Honorary Consul of Peru in Ghana, Ghassan Yared; and the Director of the Centre for Latin American Studies, University of Ghana, Dr. Joanna Boampong. Others were representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, members of the Diplomatic Corps, traditional rulers, and members of the media.
A citation signed by MC Abel Antonio Cardenas Tuppia read, “we applaud your selfless dedication towards the promotion of a positive image of Peru in the Ghanaian media. Your devotion and commitment in the framework of the Ghana – Peru Art Contest will forever be remembered and we are honoured to have partnered with you as a judge in the maiden edition of the contest. You are a real master of your craft. We appreciate you, thank you.”
The Embassy of Peru in Ghana launched the Ghana – Peru Arts Contest as part of activities marking the two hundredth independence anniversary celebration of the Republic of Peru. The contest was open to Ghanaian non-professionals between the ages of 18 and 25 years who were expected to produce artworks and literature that illustrates the theme of friendship between Ghana and Peru.