Tuesday, 17 June 2008
Juaben (Dwaben) Ceremony.
Osagyefuo Otuo Serebour II, ( 1971- ), Juaben Adu Ampoforo Antwi Konkorihene, Asante Oyokohene ( Head of the Royal Oyoko Lineage of Asante ), King of Sekyere ( Osekyerehene ), Abohyen mu nini, Osagyefuo kataabaako a okotwasuo Barima. Successor to Nana Adaakwa Yiadom, Nana Osei Hwedie, Nana Akrase, Nana Akuamoa Panin of Great and Distinguished Nobility. Descendant of ancestresses Ako and Akyaa. Okyerefuo, you make Juabens very proud indeed. Mo ne yo! This picture was taken of Nana, at a ceremony in Kumasi, recently.
On the day of the Aseda ( Thanksgiving ceremony). On this day, all the newly sworn in chiefs, go to the Palace to render thanks to the joint Rulers of Juaben, Nana Juabenhene and Nana Juabenhemaa. ( both, sitting in state). Behind them, are some juvenile minstrels of the court, known as kwadwomfuo.