Otumfuo's majestic entry to Dwabirem at Manhyia for the 20th anniversary durbar

BY: Daniel Kenu
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The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, made a majestic entry to Dwabirem at the Manhyia Palace with the display of an immaculate royal dance amidst the playing of fontomfrom drums on Sunday.

Dozens of flag-waving youth cheered the king as he was carried in a palanquin to the durbar grounds.

As Otumfuo Osei Tutu II was carried in a palanquin through the crowd, many stood on their feet whilst others struggling to catch a glimpse of the King.

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Journalists flooded the inner perimeter of the durbar grounds, scrambling to get a better view of the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.

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President Akufo-Addo and the Asanthene addressed the gathering.

The Akwasidaekese

Akwasidaekese is an expanded form of Akwasidae, celebrated every six weeks in line with the Asante calendar which is based on a cycle of 42-two days and nine months in a year.

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