Beyonce’s mum, Tina Knowles who has been in Ghana for the past three days with the Essence Full Circle Festival group has shared her experience at the Cape Coast Castle and her gratitude to visit Ghana through the ‘Year Of Return’.
Mrs. Tina appears to enjoying her time in Ghana and she’s sharing her Ghana life experience with the world through her Instagram account.
She was at Afrochella, visited the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park and also the Cape Coast Castle which she said made her cry up on hearing the slavery story.
In a post, she thanked the President for starting the ‘Year Of Return’ initiative and inviting people in the Diaspora to visit Ghana.
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Powerful experience !!! We are true resilient , powerful, survivors❤️❤️❤️🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾 Ghana , Cape Coast Slave Castle dungeons . So many wept for the millions of souls lost!!! You could feel their presence ! Life changing experience !!! Thankyou @boriskodjoe. @nicoleariparker for starting this . Thankyou Ghana’s president for your vision to ask them to start this His Excelency Nana Akufo-Addo Thankyou Essence and Richilue Dennis for growing it into this huge experience. Thanks La traviette for your vision❤️🙏🏾you all are rockstars !!! You all are making history!!!! #essencefullcirclefestival #essence magazine
Tina has also dispelled rumours that her daughter (Beyonce) is in Ghana and hiding. “She’s at home. She’s with her babies,” she told essence.com.
See photos from her time in Ghana below.