The colourful event which played host to dignitaries from the academia, politicians, Chiefs and many others, was greeted with cheers from the crowd and displays of various cultural dance performances.
Young men and women, acting under Apostle Dr Kwadwo Safo’s (Star of Africa) tutelage, were seen passionately performing various indigenous dances from the diverse regions across the country.
Although many ceremonies, especially religiously-influenced ones, steered off such traditions, the Star of Africa proudly embraces them together with other cultural heritage of the African people.
Following the cultural dances, the energetic Kantanka Cadet Corps took over with eye-catching displays after which live band music surged through the breeze of the day. Dancing and rejoicing was the order of the day as many participants, in happy moods, were seen exhibiting their dancing skills and yelling the slogan “Go Kantanka, Go Ghana.”
Memories were indeed made as African food, African music and African people were mixed with host of other activities of African heritage.
The most inspiring moments came in the words of the invention maestro himself, Apostle Dr Kwadwo Safo (Star of Africa). In brief remarks, he stressed on the need for Africans to uphold their culture with pride and be hardworking. He also advised the participants to consume more of local organic foods as they promote good health and vitality
In conclusion, he thanked all the people present for joining the celebration and prayed committing Ghana and Africa into the hands of the Living God Almighty.
After the closing prayer, the charged crowd resumed to the dancing floor and the Kantanka live band which seems never to get tired, continued flowing the people with melodious music. Some participants left the party grounds late that night whilst others kept feasting until about 6:00am the following morning.