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Busking in royalty: Nana Ama McBrown’s adowa dance wows moviegoers at ‘Asantewaa’ premiere

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Ghanaian actress Nana Ama McBrown was spotted in an immaculate royal outfit on Saturday, December 10.

This was during the premiere of a new movie, ‘Asantewaa, Battle for the Golden Stool’ at the Silverbird Cinema in Accra.

The lead character was voiced by the showbiz personality who was seated against a traditional palace setting at the cinema when patrons turned up for the Saturday premiere.

The movie which is a 3D animation was based on the story of Yaa Asantewaa, Queen Mother of Ejisu who sought to protect the Golden Stool.

The Golden Stool is regarded as a symbol of unity for the Ashanti kingdom to date.

She danced ‘Adowa, a traditional dance mostly performed by the Akans to the tune of traditional drums.

Nana Ama executed the moves to an ensemble in her intriguing royal regalia like a queen.

Nana Ama was accompanied by TV personality, Kwasi Kyei Darkwah (KKD).  as captured by The Culture Joint in the video below.

‘Asantewaa, Battle for the Golden Stool’ was directed by Mills Media’s Jessie Sunkwa-Mills.

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