Presidential inauguration at Accra, Ghana

Presidential inauguration at Accra, Ghana

There’s 2 political parties running for election in Ghana- NDC (National Democratic Congress) and NPP( New Patriotic Party). John Mahama-who represented NDC, won the presidential election and was inaugurated on Jan 7th, 2013. I am not into politic but it’s for sure a fun day for me to be at the inauguration ceremony:)

john mahama
Everyone was dressing like a royalty to attend this ceremony.

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president day at accra
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Others wore dresses with the president face printed all over the fabric!!!

john mahama dress
president day in ghana

Everyone were so happy… singing and dancing.

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john mahama's fan
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people dancing on the street at accra, president day
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Some would played their drum when somebody arrived and tried to get some “reward”:P

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To me it’s just like a carnival:P

edgymix at ghana president day
edgymix at accra
edgymix at ghana's president day

Because I got to taste a lots of local food again! Food vendors were selling smoked fishes, barbecue, banku, chicken with rice ,etc,etc. They all tasted so yummy:)

street vendor at president day of ghana
street vendor at president day, accra

At around 10:00am, the ceremony officially started and people were screaming with happiness!

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There’s cannon firing and airforce show.

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president day, accra

The party went on and on, people sing on and on, dance on and on!!

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At the end, let me show you all some of the best photos I had took during the day…enjoy:)

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  1. Such a colourful and festive event. You are having such a fun time Tammy! Happy Weekend.
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  2. Hi Tammy! Must be so cool and funny! These colorful pics are great! you seem very happy dear! Have a good weekend and take care! Big hugs!:*

  3. Cool shots!

  4. Dearest Tammy,
    That indeed looked like a great carnival; a festivity of colors. Funny those presidential faces printed on fabrics! You seem to LOVE the food as you appear to have gained a few pounds in North and West Africa so far.
    Enjoy it and safe travel to you.
    Hugs,
    Mariette

  5. Beautiful Pictures… lucky you are dear!!!
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  6. Wow, amazing to be there at that moment! Beautiful photos Tammy! 😀
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  7. They looks very happy 🙂 Happy New Year darling 🙂 You look amazing.
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  8. Very beautiful photos Tammy!
    Take care!
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