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Children dance at the Fetu Afahye festival in Cape
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Image number:
APN291892
Title:
Ghanaian passions
Caption:
Children dance at the Fetu Afahye festival in Cape Coast, Ghana on September 5, 2009. The festival is celebrated annually on the first Saturday of September. This year, the festival preceded the FIFA World Cup Ghana versus Sudan qualifier match that took place at the Accra National stadium on September 6, 2009.. Fetu Afahye is celebrated by the people of Oguaa, or Cape Coast Traditional Area, in the Central Region of Ghana. It is named after the seventeenth century Fetu, or Effutu, kingdom, which is located 19km inland from Cape Coast. . The festival is very colourful, and features drumming, dancing and the firing of guns. There is also a display of traditional priests and priestesses which attracts a large crowd of both locals and tourists.
Province:
Accra
Country:
Ghana
Date:
2009-09-05 01:53:28
File size:
2.40 MB
Uncompressed size:
18.33 MB
Dimensions:
3100 x 2067 px
File type:
JPEG
Model Release:
No
Property Release:
No
Keywords:
Festival, African, Ghana, Cape coast, World cup 2010 qualifier, Areal shot, Jubilation, young men, Crowd, Wide angle shot, Colour, Horizontal, Pride, passion
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