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Essence Full Circle Group traditionally welcomed at Kempinski Hotel

Display Of Culture The Africana Dance Ensemble received the group

Tue, 31 Dec 2019 Source: atinkaonline.com

The Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City Accra received the Essence Full Circle Group with drumming and dancing by the Africana Dance Ensemble at the entrance of the hotel to officially welcome them home.

This was in partnership with the National Folklore Board.

Actor Boris Kodjoe and other A-listers arrived in Accra on the 27th December 2019, to experience the Essence Full Circle Festival in celebration of the historic anniversary ‘Year of Return’.

The Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City organised a warm welcome with a cultural performance as guests entered the hotel.

Background

The Essence Full Circle Festival partnership was to focus on a three-part mission.

First, to support cultural ownership and economic collaboration among Africans on the continent and people of African descent in the Diaspora.

Secondly to connect Black communities globally for the exchange of ideas and shared objectives that lead to cultural monetization and community reinvestment; and to facilitate the learning and discovery of the many facets of Africa’s beauty, excellence and opportunity globally.

In addition, the annual Essence Full Circle Festival experience also focused on showcasing African nations increasingly as global destinations by highlighting their critical roles as ancestral, spiritual, cultural and commercial epicentres.

The primary purpose of the festival was to give people the opportunity to experience Ghana (Africa) authentically and personally to reconnect with ancestry.

Source: atinkaonline.com