The iconic Ghanaian gospel music group, Tagoe Sisters, have announced a series of events to celebrate their 40th anniversary in the music industry. The announcement was made at a press launch held on Thursday, April 13, 2023, at the Silicon Production House in Accra.
Dubbed as “Tagoe Sisters @40”, the anniversary celebrations will take place in the Greater Accra Region and the Ashanti Region, with a series of concerts and other activities planned for September and October 2023. The events will include live music concerts, fundraising dinners, and visits to orphanages to donate items to the less fortunate.
The celebrations will kick off with a concert in Accra on September 23, 2023, at the Grand Arena, followed by a fundraising and 40th-anniversary dinner on September 30, 2023, at the Gold Coast Kempinski Hotel. The same activities will be replicated in Kumasi, the capital of the Ashanti Region, with a concert on October 2, 2023, and a fundraising dinner on October 23, 2023.
Colleagues in the music industry and other sectors will perform some renditions of the duo’s legendary collections. The duo, together with Linmart Media Solutions, will visit prominent Ghanaians personalities, including President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, former presidents John Dramani Mahama and John Agyekum Kufuor, and the Asantehene Otumfou Osei Tutu II, to interact and personally invite them to grace both occasions.
The Chairperson for the launch, former politician and Minister, Madam Joyce Aryee, described Tagoe Sisters as a gift and a blessing to the world. Other dignitaries and celebrities that graced the launch included Rev. Yawson, Cindy Thompson, Ophelia Nyantakyi, Mary Gyansah, Perez Music, Piesie Esther, and others.
Tagoe Sisters, known in real life as Lydia Dedei Yawson Nee Tagoe and Elizabeth Korkoi Tagoe, have been singing in the gospel music industry since 1983 under the brand name Tagoe Sisters. Since then, the duo has not looked back and continues to share their experiences with people all over the world who are affected by their music in different ways.
The twins, in 1979, toured the whole country with groups like Advent Heralds and took part in big musical concerts nationwide. With the Advent Heralds, between 1982 and 1983, the legendary sisters performed during the Open Bible Crusade and were recognized as the first group doing contemporary gospel music. Through their Godfather, Nana Ekumfi II, they met the late Reverend Amoako, who became their spiritual leader in 1985.
Tagoe Sisters are well-known for hit songs such as ‘Yedi Nkunim’, Fa Bibiara Mano’,’Menya Yesu, ‘Akamafo Jesus’, ‘Orekyikye, and many others. As they celebrate 40 years of impacting the music industry with their soulful and inspirational music, fans can expect nothing but the best from Tagoe Sisters @40.