Ghana's culture being displayed at Ebony's funeral

Ghana's culture being displayed at Ebony's funeral

- The final funeral rites are currently underway at the Forecourt of the State House

- Many people at the ceremony depicted Ghana’s rich culture

- Ebony died in a fatal car accident along with 2 other people on February 8

The funeral of late dancehall act, Ebony Reigns, known in real life as Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng which is currently happening at the forecourt of the State House in Accra has drawn mammoth crowd.

Ghana's culture being displayed at Ebony's funeral

Many heartbreaking photos from the event have already started going viral on social media. However, there have also been the discovery of many beautiful photos that depict Ghana’s culture at the ceremony.

Ghana's culture being displayed at Ebony's funeral

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Amidst the sadness and pain, some of the photos taken by YEN.com.gh have showed many people depicting our tradition and rich culture.

Ghana's culture being displayed at Ebony's funeral

Some of the awesome pictures spotted were that of the Adowa dancers who were clothed in their beautiful traditional kente clothes and showcased their beautiful dance moves as they welcomed dignitaries to the ceremony.

Ghana's culture being displayed at Ebony's funeral

The drummers also played many indigenous tunes from the folklore of Ghana’s culture of music and dance.

Ghana's culture being displayed at Ebony's funeral

The flute players also played their popular dirges as tributes were read in honor of the late dancehall act.

Ghana's culture being displayed at Ebony's funeral

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Some chiefs including Amakye Dede, now known by the stool name, Berima Okyeredom Amakye Dede I, showed up at the funeral in grandeur as they displayed rich Ghanaian and African culture.

Ghana's culture being displayed at Ebony's funeral

The official funeral cloth which was inspired by the late singer’s songs and designd with local symbols, was donned by many people who were at the funeral grounds.

Ghana's culture being displayed at Ebony's funeral

Ebony died in a gory accident on the Sunyani-Kumasi road while returning to Accra from Sunyani. Her childhood friend and PA, Franky Kuri and one air force official, Francis Atsu Vondee, who posed as a bodyguard also died in the car crash.

Ghana's culture being displayed at Ebony's funeral

She is to be buried at the Osu Cemetery in the Greater Accra region.

Ghana's culture being displayed at Ebony's funeral

READ ALSO: Ebony asked her mother to sing her a particular gospel song just before her death – Uncle

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