PRINCE CHARLES and Camilla have experienced some Ghanaian glamour during their tour of West Africa.
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall attended a fashion show held by GUBA (Ghana UK Based Achievement) Enterprise in Accra, Ghana.
Hundreds of inspirational Ghanaians, many dressed in traditional Ghanaian Kente cloth, were in attendance at the event which showcased the best of Ghana’s colourful culture and history.
The royal couple were welcomed at the state banquet by president Nana Akufo-Addo and first lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo with the key aim to celebrate and strengthen ties between the UK and Ghana.
Dentaa Amoateng, founder and CEO of GUBA Enterprise, said: “It is such a great honour for me to be here tonight on this auspicious occasion on behalf of GUBA Enterprise and to introduce to you this standout fashion event as a little taste of Ghana. As a Brit of Ghanaian descent, I stand astride two worlds and honour of the best of Ghana and the best of the UK in a unique cultural exchange made on the Meridian Line!”
GHANAIAN GLAMOUR: Founder and CEO of GUBA Enterprise Dentaa Amoateng at the fashion show
The evening was attended by dignitaries in Ghana and prominent members of the British Ghanaian diaspora as well as key figures from business, arts, culture and media including British Vogue editor Edward Enninful, designer Ozwald Boateng, Adrien Victor Sauvage and former heads of state and presidents of Ghana Jerry John Rawlings and John Kofi Agyekum Kufuor.
The fashion show brought together a variety of designers, creatives and stylists from across all of Ghana, these included E-volution International and Upclass Agency.
Among the designers participating at the event were Duaba Serwa, Christie Brown, M&K Chocolate by Kweku Bediako, Pistis, Velma’s Millinery, Accessories, Ozwald Boateng and Adrien Sauvage (House A Sauvage).
This is the second visit to Ghana for the Prince of Wales and the first for the Duchess of Cornwall.
Ahead of their visit Akufo-Addo said: “I welcome the Prince of Wales very warmly back to Ghana, a country he knows well. He is an old friend of our country, and we look forward to receiving him, as his visit will renew and strengthen the bonds of friendship between the United Kingdom and Ghana.”