The theme for this year’s Bike fest was , Bike for peace since this year is an election year. This is the third edition , it started in 2018. The first edition was Bike for fitness, second was Bike for HIV awareness. The activities were more packed this year as many new games like; video games, draught, playing of cards were introduced.
Havena Empire is the main brain behind the Bike fest. Jams was introduced last year but because of the rains it was called off . This year jams took place for the first time with artists performances from the likes of Donzy Chaka, Dr Cryme and some Tema based acts, after there was no sign of rains.
The number of people in attendance has increased over the years. The Bike fest is done every 6th March mainly to bring the youth together and help people reconcile.
Bicycles and Motorcycles are used because of its health benefit , with exercising in Ghana being centered around jogging and health walk , the organizers brought up this initiative to change that notion.
In an interview with the Patron of Havena Empire, Nana Bentiw II, He said; there were no difficulties in organization this year as compared to last year but , He is reaching out to corporate bodies for support since there are no sponsors on board.
He stated more expectations next year since the target each year is achieved. He advised the youth to stay away from election malpractices and fight for a free and fair election.
Story : Nana Akua Fremah Gyamfi