Akwasidae Festival

The Akwasidae is a religious festival of the Asante’s which is celebrated every six(6) weeks or 42 days.

On that day the Asante king comes out of the palace on a palanquin adorned in gold ornaments to receive the homage

of his sub-chiefs and people.

It is a very colourful ceremony that lasts the whole day and it is held at the Manhyia palace which is the Asantehene residence