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EBONY Enjoys Ghana’s Art, Music, Food and Culture Scene

In recognition of 400 years since the first documented enslaved Africans left the continent on a Portuguese slave ship and landed in Jamestown, Virginia, EBONY is revisiting our “Year of Return, Ghana 2019” preview trip from December 2018 – January 2019 issue.

EBONY and The Adinkra Group, a cultural resource company, headed to Ghana for a 10-day tour to experience the food, customs, art and culture of the West African country. During their stay, the Ghana Tourism Authority proved to its visitors why the nation is a prime tourist, business and investment destination.

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the trip below.

The Welcome Reception

Rosalind Cummings-Yeates Discovers Her Ancestry

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@ebonymagazine journalist @farsightedgirl – Regrann from @farsightedgirl – I have returned. Back through the door of no return and into the dungeons and holes that caged my ancestors. I cried and cried going through those dark, brutal spaces but my ancestors know I have not forgotten them and will never forget. At the end, I received confirmation that my #ancestors are the #Mandinka people of #Senegal. Being from the land of #griots, Theibu djen and Africa's best #jollof lifted my spirits and made me more concious of the path that the ancestors have laid out for me. #ashe' ✊🏽 🇸🇳🇬🇭 @africanancestry @ebonymagazine @theadinkragroup #ebonytravels #back2africa #roots #moderngriot #ghana #African #africanhistory #neverforget #blackhistory #capecoast #traveldeeper #selfie #travelnoire #photooftheday #igtravel #nomadnesstribe #travel #love #travelphotography #africanpride – #regrann

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The 8th Annual Chale Wote Street Art Festival

Meeting With Madame Catherine Abelema Afeku, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture 

At a Grand Durbar with The Adinkra Group

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@theadinkragroup and @ebonymagazine staff had the distinguished honor and pleasure of witnessing a grand Durbar, sharing in the culture and pride of the Ghananian people. . "On Thursday 23rd August, 2018 the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo and the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, joined the Okyehene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin, and the people of Abuakwa State to celebrate the life and achievements of the late Okyehene, Nana Ofori Atta." Via @ghanatourismauthority . . #culture #tradition #legacy #asaentekingdom #ghana #kingdom #kumasi #ashanti #EBONYMagazine #EBONYTravels #TheAdinkraGroup #Back2Africa #BirthrightJourney #VisitGhana @theadinkragroup @daheart4eva @sunseekerstoursgh 📷 @Miphilmz_gh

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