Valentine’s Day Comes to Ghana

Travel Blog  •  Jim Benning  •  02.14.07 | 4:45 PM ET

Why is the holiday taking off in the African nation?  In part, one cultural anthropologist told USA Today, because “radio airplay of love songs by Celine Dion, Bryan Adams, Lionel Richie and others is year-round and has fed the idea that Valentine’s Day is for sweethearts.” It’s tangential, but that reminds us of the intriguing Lionel Richie-Libya connection.



1 Comment for Valentine’s Day Comes to Ghana

Jo Ellen Fair 08.20.07 | 5:55 PM ET

If you really want to know about Val Day in Ghana, see this.

http://www.journalism.wisc.edu/~jefair/j_fair_valentines.pdf

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