Asante Day 2015: A Colorful Durbar of the chiefs rich Ashanti culture on display

Asante Day 2015The Christian Journal Bronx, New York – New York City the Financial capital of the world was treated to the rich Ghanaian culture. The city of New York  hosted the Asante day 2015 on the labor day weekend.

Exhibiting the rich Ashanti culture, One after each other, the kings and queens dressed in richly designed traditional cloth, adorned in gold ornaments trouped in presenting an extra-ordinary beautiful scenery with intrinsic cultural dance and traditional drumming that was reverberating through the park.

Member associations from Atlanta, Denver, Toronto, Washington DC, Dallas, Houston,  Chicago and Charlotte traveled with their various chiefs and queens to New York to celebrate.

This Cultural event is very important, a rare celebration of the Asantes in North America. It was a two day event. The durbar was held in a large open space at the Sound View Park in the Bronx and a dinner dance and fundraising followed Sunday evening.  The event was well attended and embraced by Asantes and Ghanaian from all walks of life.

The rich and glamorous Asante culture was on full display as hundreds of people from all walks of life and different ethnic groups witness what Ashanti cultures has to offer.

The Asantehene, was represented by Nana Adusei Atwenewa Ampem I, Omanhene of the Tepa traditional area and Mawere hene of Kumasi  Baffour Osei Hyiaman Brantuo VI . Nana Adusei Atwenewa Ampem I delivered Otumfour message to all Asantes in North America.

The rich cultural display thrilled Americans who were in attendance. One African American that The Christian Journal spoke to said ” I am so excited to see an Ashanti King sitting in State with full regalia”

Sunday evening was the dinner dance and fundraising. It was also well attended. After the fundraising the attendees danced the night away for a successful Asante day.

 

A Celebration of The Asante Culture.

The Rich Culture of the Asante Kingdom in full display at just ended Asanteman Day.

Posted by African Christian Network on Wednesday, October 7, 2015

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