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“Fetu Afahye” is a cultural festival that is celebrated by the Fanti tribe of the people of Cape Coast, Ghana. The actual meaning of “Fetu Afahye” is “Cleaning Festival”, it is celebrated in order to help clean the environment of Cape Coast, the capital of the central region. It is a week long celebration and it begins on a Monday  and ends on Sunday. This year’s celebration was a different one all together because it was celebrated in honour of the late President His Excellency John Evans Atta Mills. He is a native of the town.

This year’s theme for celebration is “Asafo companies ; the past, present and the future”. The main event which is done on the Saturday brings together people from across the globe where chiefs are carried in the palanquins and they dance and demonstrate authority. The whole town was coloured in red to signify that an…

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Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
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