Tuesday, 16 December 2008
Down The Memory Lane.
Otumfuo Osei Agyeman Prempeh II and the Asantehemaa, Nana Kwaadu Yiadom in 1935.
Okyerefuo Yaw Sarpong II, the Juabenhene. Nana was on the Yiadom and Hwedie Akonnwakesie on two separate occasions. In the 1940s and in the late 1960s. Nana was succeeded by the present Juabenhene, Nana Serebour II in 1971.
Nana Prempeh II.
Nana Prempeh II, and Nana Kwaadu Yiadom, the Asantehemaa (1917-1945), at the Restoration of the Asante Confederacy durbar in Kumasi in 1935.
The New Juabenhene, Daasebre Oti Boateng I, proceeding to the durbar grounds in a palanquin, flanked on both sides by the gold embellished swords of state of New Juaben. Nana is shown wearing the Akwantukese3 Ky3 or Akwantukese Hat. Akwantukese festival, 2008.
Daasebre Oti Boateng I, Ruler of New Juaben, borne aloft in a palanquin and dancing to the resounding throbs of Juaben fontomfrom.
Nana Juabenhene at a ceremony in Koforidua, some years ago.
The Dwabenhene, Osagyefuo Otuo Serebour II, at a ceremony in Kumasi, 2008. On Nana's left, is the Oyoko Atutuehene, Oheneba Abebrese and on his right, is the occupant of the Ayeboafo Stool, Amansie Pramire, Kakari Appau II( The Bekwaihene), in green cloth.
The newly enstooled Ruler of New Juaben, at a ceremony at Koforidua. This was in 1936. Presumably, Nana Adaakwa Yiadom.
Otumfuo Osei Agyeman Prempeh II, The Asantehene (1931-1970) sitting in state.
Nana Opoku Ware II, The Asantehene (1970-1999).
Nana Prempeh I ata ceremony in Kumasi, with some Colonial Officials. Credit: Bmpix
Nana Prempeh I and Ohemaa Kwaadu Yiadom...King and Queen of Asante respectively. Credit: Bmpix
The Juabenhene, Daasebre Otuo Serebour II, in the battledress (akotade3) of his forebears.
The Asantehemaa, Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II, ( 1977 - Present) in the early days of her reign. Credit: Osei Kwadwo