• Short Summary

    HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE FROM OSU, LABADI, TESHIE, NUNGUA AND OTHER AREAS OF THE GREATER ACCRA REGION HAVE BEEN CELEBRATING THEIR ANNUAL HOMOWO FESTIVAL.

  • Description

    HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE FROM OSU, LABADI, TESHIE, NUNGUA AND OTHER AREAS OF THE GREATER ACCRA REGION HAVE BEEN CELEBRATING THEIR ANNUAL HOMOWO FESTIVAL.

    THE TRADITIONAL FESTIVE FOOD, KPOKPOI, WAS PREPARED BY WOMEN OF THE VARIOUS VILLAGES.

    THE FESTIVITIES BEGAN WELL BEFORE DAWN LAST TUESDAY (SEPTEMBER 3) WITH THE PREPARATION OF THE KPOKPOI AND THE TRADITIONAL PALM NUT SOUP. THE FESTIVAL SIGNIFIES THE ABSENCE OF HUNGER AND IT IS ALSO A TIME OF HOMAGE TO THE GODS.

    AFTER THE KPOKPOI HAD BEEN PREPARED, CHIEF NII NORTEY AFRIYIE OF OSU, WITH ELDERS AND SUBJECTS OF ASHANTI BLOHUM, BEGAN SCATTERING THE FOOD THROUGHOUT THE FESTIVE AREA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA362VBUGCFDQT6IKHBBNLY18TP
    Media URN:
    VLVA362VBUGCFDQT6IKHBBNLY18TP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/09/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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