Greetings, family and friends.

Please review the attached flyer for the 17th Annual Ankobea Nyansa Festival, and pass it on to Afrikan friends and family members. Please note that we are looking for more retail vendors for the event. If you know of anyone, please reply to this with their names and contact information.


17th Annual Nyansa Odwira
Annual Community Cleansing & Healing Celebration


Ankobea is proud to present the 17th Annual Nyansa Odwira!

* September 16, 2006
* Nyansakrom Sankofaman
* Black Star Estates, Mineral, VA

For directions and further information, contact Ankobea before Thursday, September 14 at:

* 202-291-5600
* 770 Park Road NW
* Washington, D.C. 20010-1518

Vendors: Please email for application!

An Nyansa passport is required to leave the United States and enter the liberated zone of Nyansakrom. Passports cost $25 for adults and $10.00 for children 12 and over. Children under 12 are free. ALL Commerce conducted in Ankobea currency (currency exchange available onsite only) Afrikan marketplace and food concessions open all day.

SCHEDULE (Activities from 11 am - 7 pm)

* Arrival: 11 am — 12:15 pm
* Drum Call: 12:30 pm
* Processional & Akom: 1 — 4 pm
* Closing Bonfi re & Fireworks: 7:30 pm

Additional Activities Include:

* Hayrides
* Face painting
* Open Mic
* Elder’s Discussion Circle

ATTIRE Comfortable Attire Is a Must! (Traditional Afrikan Recommended) Sturdy walking shoes for the processional. Umbrella, slicker, dry shoes, etc in case of rain. Sweater for evening. The festivities continue in any weather!.

Appropriate offerings to make at the shrine include: written prayers, Gordon’s gin, White Horse scotch, candy (not in wrappers), Florida water, eggs, fruit, yam, kola nuts, flat white sheets, white towels, palm wine, plain white seven day candles, and money

Dont miss this family, it is well worth the trip!

In Spirit,
The Ankobea Society