Ghanaians in the UK organize Burial Ceremony for Late Prince Philip (Queen Elizabeth's Husband)(Watch Video)
On Saturday (April 17, 2021) while the funeral ceremony of the late Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, was going on, some Ghanaians in the United Kingdom also organised a funeral in his memory.
One of the organizers explained that the funeral was organized due to Ghana’s long-standing relationship with the UK. The organizers said that if there was no restriction on social gatherings, they would have held the funeral at the venue of the main ceremony.
The memorial was held in Tottenham, London. there were clergy and a number of Ghanaians in the diaspora at the memorial. Those who attended were clad in black and red attires, the colour of clothes mainly used in Ghana when one is mourning.
There were fontomfrom drums with drummers beating the kete and adowa dance tunes. The tunes are traditional dances for some ethnic groups in Ghana.
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