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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

USES OF KENTE

What is Kente? It is a type of weaved cloth worn mostly by Royal Africans especially Ghanaians (Ashantis in particular).It potraits their rich culture. It is made from cotton threads, in which the cotton threads are weaved into different types of cloths. They are colourful and beautiful. They are very expensive because a person is rated how rich or quality he or she is based on the type of Kente cloth worn.It worn by both men and women.

USES OF KENTE
  1. BIRTH DAYS

During occations of birthday celebrations,one can choose to wear his or her rich Kente cloth.This brights the person since such occassions are meant to bring happiness.

2. OUTDOORING

After the safe arrival of an expecting family member,that is a new born baby.Then is all about merry making and fun,the family members can choose to be in Kente cloths on the day of the outdooring.This reveals the expensive and quality nature of the family.

3. ENGAGEMENT AND WEDDING CEREMONIES

During ceremonies like engagement and wedding, couples and family member can be in Kente during the time of refreshments, dinner,lunch etc.This can differenciat the family members from visitors or attire can be Kente in general.

4. DURBAR OF CHIEFS AND PEOPLE

When there is a durbar of Chiefs and people in one's hometown during anniveries and occations.It will be very nice to go with Kente.

5. FESTIVALS

When there is a festival or an event going on the best wear will be Kente.The children too are not left out during occations.They can also be in Their Kente Shirts and dress

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