The Akwasidae festival commemorates the date the Golden Stool was brought down from Heaven

The festival is celebrated on a Sunday, once in every six weeks. In importance the Akwasidae Festival is next only to the National Day celebrations. The traditions of the Akwasidae Festival are connected with the Akan annual calendar.

Akwasidae, according to the Ashanti cultural archive records is an ornate ceremony, commemorating the date that the Ashanti Golden Stool was magically brought down from heaven. Ritual libations of blood and schnapps are poured onto the thrones of the former kings as offerings to them and to the ancestors.

 

31st March 2024 – Akwesidae

The Akwasidae Festival is a magnificent Ashanti celebration centred on ancestral reverence, remembrance and acknowledgement of past kings …

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Omanhene of Akwamuman Traditional area, Odeneho Nana kwafo Akoto lll celebrates Akwasidea festival with Asanteman Uk in London PT2.
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Omanhene of Akwamuman Traditional area, Odeneho Nana kwafo Akoto lll celebrates Akwasidea festival with Asanteman Uk in London PT2.
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