Up-coming Events

Wednesday, 11th Sept. 2019

  • Yaa  Asantewaa(YA) Memorial  Lectures
  • Brass band(soroko) through some selected streets
  • Awarding winners of reading and quiz competition
  • Meeting of Ghanaian business executives (Ghana chamber of Commerce and Association of Ghana Industries) and their foreign counterparts to forge partnerships

Thursday, 12th Sept 2019

  • Visits to Bonwire town (where kente cloth weaving started)
  • Lake Bosomtwe
  • Okomfo Anokye sword site (over 300 years)
  • Yaa Asantewaa village(museum).
  • Cooking by Asante men for their wives,
  • Visit to cultural centre, display and sale of ancient cultural artefacts.

 

Friday, 13th Sept 2019

Yaa    Asantewaa  Endurance walk

Yaa Asantewaa considered walking from Ejisu to Kumasi to  be a critical success factor. She  concentrated  her forces on one of the most significant areas , ie walking from  Ejisu to Kumasi to fight the British.

This event will be opened to both international and local tourist. The dress to be worn by the winner of the Endurance Walk  will be similar to Yaa Asantewaa War dress.

Live Band  to be performed by local artise(shatta wale, sarkordie Daddy Lumba)


 

Saturday, 14th sept 2019

  • Kete and Adowa dance competition at Kumasi sports stadium.
  • Tourist will have the rare opportunity to visit  Manhyia Palace, the seat of the Asante Kingdom  to take a glance at the Golden stool(the spiritual embodiment of the Asantes).
  • Music, Drinks, food bazaar, football matches between yam sellers and   tomatoes sellers etc.
  • Crowning of the winner of Yaa Asantewaa Endurance walk at Manhyia palace

The Asantehene will sit in state together with all Queen mothers in Ashanti Region.

Music by Shatta Wale, Lumba ,Sarkodie and Okyeame Kwame at Kumasi Sports stadium (TDB)

 

Sunday,15TH SEPT 2019

Church service will be held on Sunday  throughout Ashanti region to thank God for a successful anniversary