Idris Elba dresses in traditional African clothing - as he attends sacred ... trends now
Sabrina Elba was every bit the doting wife on Sunday as she shared a photo of her husband Idris, who was dressed head-to-toe in traditional African clothing.
The actor, 50, looked in good spirits as he sported the colourful ensemble and chatted to locals.
Posting the photo of her husband to her Instagram, Sabrina wrote: 'My African King'.
Idris has spent the past few days travelling around Ghana, and even met with the president Nana Akufo-Addo.
The Luther star was determined to get involved on his visit, as he attended the Manhyia Palace to celebrate the first Akwasidae of the year, a 40 day traditional occasion observed every six weeks in Asanteman.
Cultural: Sabrina Elba was every bit the doting wife on Sunday as she shared a photo of her husband Idris, who was dressed head-to-toe in traditional African clothing
The festival is celebrated on a Sunday, once every six weeks - but this being the first of 2023, marked a big ocassion.
The traditional occasion glorifies the milestones in the history of the Ashanti Kingdom and pays homage to the Ashanti King, Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II and Queen mother Asantehemaa Nana Konadu Yiadom III.
Idris could be seen embracing the practice, as he dressed in a Ghanian kente - a ceremonial hand-woven cloth.
Idris was reportedly followed by a camera crew for an upcoming film he is making to highlight the need for building film studios in the country and attract filmmakers to West Africa.
The blockbuster actor revealed that pre-production is set for August, and principal photography would begin in December.
Sharing a video of his meeting with the Ghanian president to his Instagram, Idris said: 'We've studied the models of obviously South Africa's incredible incentive package, and around Europe, obviously, Greece, Morocco, these are all places where they realize the value of the filmmaking dollar and have brought that policy into play.'
Trip: Idris has spent the past few days travelling around Ghana, and even met with the president Nana Akufo-Addo
He also told the Ghanaian president that he intends for his current film to be a proof of concept.
He said: 'It would be very beneficial for us to show and to make an announcement to the world that Ghana is open for business, here are the steps, the policies are in place and we have