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Ghana’s culture being displayed at Ebony’s funeral

The funeral of late dancehall act, Ebony Reigns, known in real life as Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng which is currently happening at the forecourt of the State House in Accra has drawn mammoth crowd.
Many heartbreaking photos from the event have already started going viral on social media. However, there have also been the discovery of many beautiful photos that depict Ghana’s culture at the ceremony.
Amidst the sadness and pain, some of the photos taken by YEN.com.gh have showed many people depicting our tradition and rich culture.
Some of the awesome pictures spotted were that of the Adowa dancers who were clothed in their beautiful traditional kente clothes and showcased their beautiful dance moves as they welcomed dignitaries to the ceremony.
The drummers also played many indigenous tunes from the folklore of Ghana’s culture of music and dance.
The flute players also played their popular dirges as tributes were read in honor of the late dancehall act.
Some chiefs including Amakye Dede, now known by the stool name, Berima Okyeredom Amakye Dede I, showed up at the funeral in grandeur as they displayed rich Ghanaian and African culture.
The official funeral cloth which was inspired by the late singer’s songs and designd with local symbols, was donned by many people who were at the funeral grounds.
Ebony died in a gory accident on the Sunyani-Kumasi road while returning to Accra from Sunyani. Her childhood friend and PA, Franky Kuri and one air force official, Francis Atsu Vondee, who posed as a bodyguard also died in the car crash.

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