Queen mother for Ewe community of Chicago outdoored
| Updated Aug 03, 2018 at 5:56am
The Queen mother for the Ewe community of Chicago, Mama Hilda Adjaho Kuevi, has been outdoored at this year's GhanaFest held in Chicago in North America last weekend.
This, to the Ewe community, was a landmark event as the community has been without a queen for a long time.
The event, held at the Washington Park in Chicago, drew many Ghanaians from all over the world.
Ghana's rich culture was on display with chiefs representing various traditional areas from Ghana, adorned in their traditional regalia, to showcase their rich culture amid drumming, dancing and singing,
The Ewe Association of metropolitan Chicago in December 2017 elected Hilda Adjaho Kuma Kuevi as the Queen mother, of the Ewe Association of metropolitan Chicago.
Hilda is from the royal clan of Adjaho and Kuma families of Avenorpeme in the Volta Region of Ghana .
Mama Adjaho who will serve for five (5) years, promised to help the chief and elders of the Ewe community to bring leadership and support to the community.
The event also brought together Ghanaian entrepreneurs who put their wares on display for sales.
From restaurant owners, fashion designers and artists, there was something Ghanaian for everyone.
Theodosia Adu-Awuah, CEO of Alegna Fashions from Ghana was full of praise for the organizers.
The event was sponsored by Group Nduom which has a bank in the community.
President of Group Nduom, Paa Kwesi Nduom said Group Nduom would continue to sponsor the Ghanafest.
Story by Ruth Abla Adjorlolo