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I photographed the great ceremony of AKWASIDAE in kumasi, traditional festival in which the king of the Ashanti Osei Kofu Tutu, receiving guests,… Read More
I photographed the great ceremony of AKWASIDAE in kumasi, traditional festival in which the king of the Ashanti Osei Kofu Tutu, receiving guests, dressed strictly with tunics, which bring a gift bottle of schnapps, sheep, chickens and technological objects Read Less
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I attended the grand celebration of AKWASIDAE in kumasi, traditional festival in which the king of the Ashanti, Osei Kofu Tutu, receiving guests, dressed strictly with tunics, which bring a gift bottle of schnapps, sheep, chickens and technological objects. 
The whole ceremony is accompanied by griots, songs and dances that blend, in a unique blend of ancient traditions and the modern style Ghanaian.
Akwasidae festivals take place in Ghana every six weeks, to honor the ancestors and the king of Ashantiwhich is transported above a canopy with a procession of people and Ashanti chiefs who came to to pay tribute to their king.
It is a good show, with canopies and colorful umbrellas between drummers, singers and dancers who perform in honor of their ancestral spirits.