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gold rings at the Akwasidae the great celebration  of the Ashanti in Kumasi | by anthony pappone photography
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gold rings at the Akwasidae the great celebration of the Ashanti in Kumasi

AKWASIDAE, 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 and

overlapping non-stop, in a unique blend of tradition and

all modern Ghanaian

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Taken on July 8, 2012