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OUR DRUMS




      Aburukua    Petia    Apentema    Kwando


A set of four drums painted with red and black squares, which are the colours traditionally used at funerals. 
These drums are played with both hand and stick.


The Dance

It is said that Kete was originally performed by ‘mmoatia’, superhuman creatures.
It is traditionally played in the royal courts of the Akan for the Chiefs.
It is also heard at state occasions, durbars, state funerals, national festivals and enstoolment and outdooring of new chiefs.