Tue 15 Nov 2016, 12:00
A new party comes to DStv this week. Ghana’s first 24-hour music channel Fiesta TV will begin to air on DStv from Thursday 17 November on channel 329. This launch of Fiesta forms part of DStv’s commitment to bring quality entertainment to its customers in Ghana through collaborations with local content provider like Fiesta TV.
This new channel will be available on the DStv platform across all five DStv packages. Ghanaian music lovers can expect to be treated to 24/7 with endless Ghanaian music, celebrity news and gossip, live concert coverage among others.
According to Christian Bargbor, General Manager, Fiesta TV: "The time has come for Ghanaian music to retake its place on the world music stage and urges musicians and producers to take advantage of platforms like Fiesta TV to showcase Ghanaian music to the world. The music won’t stop as we celebrate 100% Ghanaian music videos: hip-life, Gospel, R'n'B, Ghanaian rap, Twi Pop, High-Life, Azonto, Contemporary High-life, reggae/dancehall, afro pop and traditional Ghanaian music."
The channel will also treat viewers to an exciting mix of new and existing music videos from popular homegrown artists, VIP events, chart shows, exclusive interviews, behind-the-scenes videos, profiles of their favourite artists and dance-oriented programs such as Fresh, On the Verge, The Video Chart Show and Inspired among others.
"Music’s role in the contemporary Ghanaian setting cannot be over emphasised thus launching Fiesta TV on the DStv platform enriches the current local content offering," said Cecil Sunkwa-Mills, General Manager, MultiChoice Ghana. "DStv currently hosts a healthy dose of local news and general lifestyle channels," he added. "This addition reaffirms our commitment to ensuring our customers have the best mix of local and international channels.”
Fiesta TV will launch on DStv channel 329 on Thursday 17 November 2016 at 10:00 GMT and will be available on all DStv packages.