Black Spirituality Religion : NYC - W. African Spiritual Event Sat April 15 - FREE

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    NYC - W. African Religion Festival, Saturday April 15, 2006


    The Onipa Abusia, an Akan religious and cultural organization, invites you to

    our Nana Asuo Botopre Festival.

    Onipa Abusia maintains and preserves the traditional culture and spiritual

    practice of the Akan people of Ghana, West Africa, which was established

    in America by the late Nana Yao Opare Dinizulu I, founder of the Dinizulu

    African Dancers, Drummers and Singers.

    Please join us as we pay homage to Nana Asuo Botopre. Nana Asuo

    Botopre is an ancient male deity from the Ashanti region of Ghana.

    Nana Asuo Botopre states that he was with God (Nyame) when He

    created the earth. Asuo Botopre councils and helps all who come to him.

    This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Asuo Botopre Festival.

    If you are in the Washington/Maryland/Virginia area, there will be a bus

    traveling to New York from Washington, DC. For further information please contact

    Okomfo Akua Duku at (202) 529-3635 or send an email.

    Admission is free. Refreshments will be served following the festival.

    Your gifts and offerings (Gordon's Gin, fruit, cloth, orange soda, money)

    may be presented following the festival.

    Saturday April 15, 2006 - 8pm

    Onipa Abusia conducts Edin Toa (naming ceremonies) rites, Ye Goro Bra

    (adolescent female puberty rites), marriages and Ayie rites. Please contact

    us for more information.

    NYC Travel Directions:

    Onipa Abusia - 92-15 172nd Street, Jamaica NY

    Entrance on 172nd Street, between Jamaica and 93rd Avenue

    Directions - E or J train to Parsons and Archer (last stop)

    Bus 54 or 56 on Jamaica Ave. to 170th, then walk to 172nd

    Or 110 on Jamaica (in front of Old Navy) to 172nd Street

    F train to 169th - walk down 169th to Jamaica Ave., left to172nd

    Please, NO pork or cola products permitted.

    For further information call 718 658-2600 or 718 525-4633 or send

    an email to - [email protected]

    In Washington DC, Onipa Abusia is located at 310 Sheridan Street NW, Washington DC

    ********** Save the Date*********

    Saturday, July 29, 2006 in NYC

    Celebration of 35 years of Akan priesthood in America

    Details to come.


    Nyame na hene

    (God is King).
    Abena Anum