There was a culture event held in Winneba town at 3:00pm today. So as soon as IT school class ended, we were heading to the town. Then we saw a town square with 3 sheds put up. The north side was Winneba band. At the opposite side was Cape Coast band. We sat at west side. Suddenly, there came a bus carrying lots of foreigners. (oh no, Ghanaians are also foreigners to us. Haha¡K.) They are Belgians actually and are also a volunteer group traveling in Africa during summer vacation. The leader is a woman who takes 10 more kids ranged from 7~ 15 year-old. The purpose here was a kind of culture exchange of drums. Africans are also good drummers. Thus, these 3 groups were playing with drums in turn. At the same time, Ghanaians were also showing their superior dancing, twisting theirs butts and shaking whole bodies. What a cheerful and exhilarated scene that I could never forget. Even though they are not professional dancers, they still had exerted all their strengths.
I liked the Belgians the most. Because the kids are so cute and naive that I am hard to image they are from families with a tough financial situation. (The volunteer group is aimed to assist those children building up its confidence. That's why they were here and was going to Cape Coast and then Nigeria.)
Somehow you might find lots of small venders emerged in the crowd. They were watching the show and peddled their own business at the same time. Children were always never absence from taking part in merriment. While we appeared in the crowd, we were conspicuous target of slightly strange and queer. Maybe it was the first time that they encounter non-black humans in their life.
We do widen our horizon to the Ghanaian traditional celebration. Furthermore, we had stayed in classroom all day long for 3 days. It was a real moment of letting us breathing some fresh air.