Otumfuo’s majestic entry to Dwabirem at Manhyia for the 20th anniversary durbar
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.
Journalists flooded the inner perimeter of the durbar grounds, scrambling to get a better view of the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.
President Akufo-Addo and the Asanthene addressed the gathering.
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.