VIDEO:Asantehene shakes Berekum as he dances in palanquin to Berekumhene’s funeral

Berekumhene’s final funeral rites for Daasebre Dr Amankona Diawuo II witnessed a remarkable moment when Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, arrived today, November 23, 2023. The event came to a ‘standstill’ as Otumfuo danced majestically on a palanquin, symbolizing his authority over Berekum, situated in the Bono Region but under Asanteman. Viral videos captured the grand arrival, featuring the Asantehene parading the grounds amidst lively drumming, singing, and dancing. Spectators eagerly sought a glimpse of the Asanteman overlord, who enthusiastically displayed his dance moves on the palanquin, drawing cheers from the crowd. The paramount chief’s subjects also added to the vibrant scene with colorful displays as they joined in the procession through the grounds.

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