epa06066344 A man in possession of Chiefs during the Edina Bakatue festival in Edina, Ghana, 04 July 2017. Edina Bakatue festival which is translated meaning the opening of a lagoon to join the sea to begin a new fishing season. Elmina which is the english name for Edina, was named by the Europeans when they first landed on the soil to trade. The festival is celebrated to invoke the deity, Nana Benya and ask for continuous protection in the new fishing season. During the festival celebration,`The paramount Chief with his sub chiefs elders fetish priest and the priestesses and indeed the entire state of Elmina offer sacred food of eggs and mashed yam mixed with palm oil to the river god and pray for peace. there is going to be a dance performance by spiritually possessed like the chief priest as a responds to the spiritual revelations there is also a royal procession made up of gorgeously dressed chiefs and stool carriers. Some riding in decorated palanquins to a durber by the lagoon side. After performing some rituals at the riverside the chief priest will casts his net three time and will then announce the lifting of the one month ban on fishing and other activities in the traditional area. EPA/CHRISTIAN THOMPSON Dostawca: PAP/EPA.

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W Ghanie, w dniu 04 lipca 2017 r., odbył się Festiwal Edina Bakatue, który jest otwarciem sezonu powłowowego tradycyjnych rybaków. Podczas festiwalu odgrywa się stare rytuału. „Naczelny Naczelnik” wraz ze starszymi kapłanami fetyszyzmu i kapłanami ofiaruje bóstwu morza jaja i puree ziemniaczane zmieszane z olejem palmowym. Po kilku rytuałach nad brzegiem rzeki główny kapłan ogłosił zniesienie zakazu połowów.

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