Adanwomase

1201.2020

The Art Behind Kente Weaving in Ghana

It is worn by almost every Ghanaian tribe. The name is derived from the word kenten, which means basket in Akan dialect Asante. Akans refer to kente as nwentoma, meaning woven cloth. Throughout the ages it has become widely acclaimed and accepted by the populace as well as those in the diaspora. Watch how weavers […]

1201.2020

Adanwomse Kente Village

Kente cloth is a legendary fabric worn by African kings down the centuries. The cloth is still made in the traditional way in Adanwomse in the Ashanti region of Ghana. Kente is worn not only for its eye- catching designs but also for its symbolic significance. There are over 300 patterns, each with its own name and […]

304.2018

Adanwomase

Traditionally, Until the last chief Nana Fosu Antwi Ababio came to power in 1964, Adanwomase was a subject of the Odakro Agya stool. However, Nana Opoku Ware 2, the previous Ashanti King, raised Adanwomase’s chieftaincy level, allowing it self – governance and right to use a palanquin to carry the chief.

3003.2018

Adanwomase Visitor Centre

Since 2005 the Kente town administration has taken a new twist for the better. Through community-based tourism, the ATMT has been formed, which is a town tourism committee working with interested NGOs and the Ghana Tourist Board to bring the beautiful art of hand woven Kente to the outside world.

1803.2018

Education in Adanwomase

The inhabitants of Adanwomase knew this as far back in 1937 and built its own community school by using thatched structure and ran it. However, its erratic nature came to an end in 1939 when Catholicism or the catholic (faith) church Before the year 1960 and after, many scholars had sprung up in Adanwomase.

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