Ghana 61st Independence Celebration (2018)


Saturday, March 10, 2018, 5:30pm-9pm

Multnomah Arts Center – Portland, Oregon (click here for directions)


  • Tickets for the event are available online until March 3rd for just $15.  After that, tickets can be purchased at the door for $20
  • Free for GHASO paid members (Click here to pay your 2018 membership dues)
  • Free for guests 15 years of age or younger

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Ghana 60th Independence Celebration (March 2017)

GHASO Independence 2017


Saturday, March 11, 2017, 6:30pm-10pm

Multnomah Arts Center – Portland, Oregon (click here for directions)


GHASO Annual Picnic & Soccer Match with Special Guests: The Ghana Association of Greater Seattle (GHASEA)

GHASO 2015 Picnic

When: Saturday, September, 26, 2015 11am-6pm

Where: River Road Park — 3045 River Rd. N., Salem Oregon 97303 (Map)

The Festivities will Include:

  • Potluck-Style Lunch hosted by GHASO
  • Soccer Match 1:00pm
  • Basketball
  • Kids Playground
  • Splash Fountain
  • River Walk
  • Tennis
  • Board Games
  • Music and Dance

Admission: Free! Fun and games for the whole family.

This event is made possible by the dues paid by GHASO members.  If you haven’t paid your dues Click here to pay your dues for 2015



Past Events:


GHASO Hosted Ghana Independence Celebration

GHASO Independence 2015

The festivities included:

  • Keynote Address by Mr. Kwaku Mensah on the theme “The Spark that Set the Continent Ablaze.”
  • State of the Association Address by the GHASO President
  • Drumming and Dancing Performances
  • Afro-Chique Fashion Show
  • Traditional Ghanaian Meal
  • Community Dance



The GHASO hosts a number of events throughout the year. Annual events include our Independence Celebration (March) and an Community Picnic and Soccer Match (Summer).

General meetings are held quarterly, and more frequently as major events approach. Meeting notices are sent out via e-mail.  If you would like an event added to the community calendar, please e-mail with full details.