Asante kingdom is among kingdoms with the richest culture in the world. Indeed, whenever the news of Ghana is being told, that of the Asantes cannot be relegated or ignored. Filled with the desire to accumulate more lands and people, the kingdom boasts many lands and territories in Ghana.
The Ashanti Kingdom has two Adae festival yearly namely Akwasidae and Awukudae. This year's first Akwasidae and Awukudae is reported to happened 10th January 2021 and 3rd February 2021 respectively. This is also celebrated 9 and 8 times respectively each year. The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II leads this celebration where sacrifices are made for the gods and ancestors. Sub chiefs also come to pay homage to the occupant of paramount stools. Today being 10th January 2021, reports and images from the Ashanti
Some heavily-built men have purportedly assaulted a 135-year-old queenmother and a few inhabitants of Adum-Afrancho in the Atwima Kwanwoma District of the Ashanti Region. The men raged the castle, vandalized the primary door and burst into the room of the sovereign mother and assaulted her after they had attacked a portion of the occupants. The occurrence happened on Sunday, September 6, when the queenmother was preparing to commend her 130 years of enstoolment as sovereign and Akwasidae. The machomen
The Akwasidae Festival is the most important event for the Ashtani diaspora in Ghana The Akwasidae Festival is celebrated by the Ashtani people and Ashtani chiefs in Ghana.The festival is celebrated on a Sunday, once in every six weeks.
Dignitaries and guests filed into the grounds of Manhyia to witness the outstanding Akwasidae festival, an opportunity was up for businesses. Items ranging from food, drinks, water, traditional cloths, nose masks, and other commodities received high patronage. Some traders revealed they had made higher sales compared to other days. According to them, occasions such as Akwasidae boost their businesses. One trader said “I always make sales but it’s different today. As today marks Akwasidae festival, I have
Within the Adaduanan (42-day cycle of the Akan Calendar) are found four special days, collectively called dabɔne (sacred days); Fɔdwo, Awukudae, Fofie and Akwasidae.
This Drum heads the whole procession of the King.In other Akan states, this Drum in question is called Duakoro, in that it is beaten with one drum stick and it is accordingly named as such.
The Akwasidae Festival (alternate, Akwasiadae) is celebrated by the Ashanti ... in Ashanti, as well as the Ashanti diaspora. The festival is celebrated on a Sunday, once every six weeks. Akwasidae takes place in a 40-day cycle and in some years it is observed eight times and in others nine times. The Akan annual calendar is divided into nine parts, each lasting approximately six weeks but varying between 40–42 days in a period; the celebration of this period is called the Adae Festival. resting place Meaning
Don't forget to like, comment, share, and follow to receive future updates. The basic unit of our society, family, in Ghana is predominantly the extended family system. Ghana is noted for its rich African culture, values, and norms. Ghana is made up of many ethnic groups and clans who have various ways of life. For example, the Asantes have fufu as their staple food, Akwasidae as their festival, and kente as their traditional cloth. On the other hand, most of the ethnic groups of the northern part of Ghana,
One of the popular traditionalist who is based in Kumasi has also added his voice to the 2020 elections and other spiritual matters he saw concerning the future of Ghana's politics. In an interview with Otwinoko on Agyenkwa FM, the traditionalist disclosed that he went to pour out some libations to his gods since the greatest festival of Asantehene which is called "Akwasidae" was approaching. After the pouring of the libations to his gods, the traditionalist disclosed that he went back to sleep and he saw something
Oheneyere Gifty Anti wishes all Ghanaians a Happy Akwasidae day. She shared some beautiful pictures of her palace and chief and took the opportunity to wish and advise Ghanaian to make an effort to know more about their traditions. She said: "Happy Akwasidae to you all. Today, make an effort to know about your history, your ancestry, your tribe, ethnic group, your hometown or village. Today, get to know and understand your identity (multiple or not). God did not make a mistake by giving you this unique
The ADAE 'festival' in Asante (AKANDOM) is essentially a religious spiritual observance of the veneration of our illustrious Ancestors. In Asante the Ancestors who are thus remembered are our venerable departed Kings. The ceremony is called ADAE because the most important and significant rituals were performed at the location where the departed Kings/Chiefs rested eternally. In the Asante Twi language, an eternal resting/sleeping place in this manner is called ADAE, Nananom Adae. Two of the days in the AKAN
Some intensely muscled men have supposedly assaulted a 135-year-old queenmother and a few occupants of Adum-Afrancho in the Atwima Kwanwoma District of the Ashanti Region. The men raged the royal residence, vandalized the primary door and jumped into the room of the sovereign mother and assaulted her after they had attacked a portion of the inhabitants. The episode happened on Sunday, September 6, when the queenmother was preparing to commend her 130 years of enstoolment as sovereign and Akwasidae. The machomen
There are two Adae festivals; Awukudae and Akwasidae. The Awukudae means a festival on Wednesday (wukuda). Per the Akan calendar, the Adae is counted nine (9) times in every six weeks (40 days) in a year (Afe)...kyer3 s3 adaduanan mp3n akron. The Awukudae occurs every 40 days or in some cases 42 days and this 40th day must fall on a wukuda. Chiefs celebrate these days and they are sacred days where sacrifices are made for the gods and ancestors. Sub-chiefs also come to pay homage to the occupant of paramount