As the Diamond Jubilee celebrations continue, we bring you some of the most fantastic photos from Ghana’s 60th Independence Day, at the Black Star Square…
Ghana celebrated her 60th Independence Anniversary on the 6th of March, 2017; having obtained independence from British colonial rule on 6th March, 1957. The landmark ceremony was officially celebrated at the Black Star Square, otherwise known as the Independence Square.
Characterizing the celebrations were the traditional march past by school children, security personnel and other groups, including the head potters popularly known as ‘kayayei’. There were also several interesting cultural and acrobatic displays from different groups.
President Nana Akufo-Addo inspected the parade as well as took the national salute. He also delivered the 60th Independence Address and lighted the legendary perpetual flame, from which the [email protected] torch was also lighted.
In attendance were thousands of ordinary Ghanaians who filled the venue to the brim, as well as distinguished guests both from within and without the country. Among the dignitaries were both past and present Ghanaian leaders as well as those of neighbouring African countries.
Below are some of the most beautiful and very fascinating photos captured from Ghana’s 60th Independence Day celebration. Feast your eyes…
Rawlings, wife, Mahama sporting the [email protected] cloth!
Kayayei refused to be left out!
Foreign community identifying with the nation on her 60th anniversary.
The celebration continues…