The institute has been named after Migyikra Yaw Tawiah Denteh who hails from Chinderi in the Krachi-Nchumuru District of Oti Region in Ghana. Though deceased, he has contributed immensely towards educating the younger ones in his family and even extended his benevolence to many people outside his family.
Several years ago, people who attended school in the Nchumuru area of Ghana, were very few. This man Migyikra was among the privileged batch who benefited from formal education. After Middle School he went to Tamale Technical School, where he graduated with London City and Guilds Certificate. In those days, it was one of the highly rated certificates.
West Africa is a place of great diversity – in language, in writing, in the hugely varied means of recording information and passing it on.
In Africa music making is very often collective, involving organized collaboration in which performers contribute not identical, but complementary, constituents.
The dance movements are usually performed in a fixed order. It starts with a peacock flying out from its nest, looking around cautiously.