Festivals in Ghana

Kundum Festival of the Ahanta and Nzema People (See awesome photos)

The Kundum Festival is regarded as the oldest documented festival in the history of the Gold Coast. The first official documentation of the festival written in the early part of the 17th century by one Dutch voyager by name Bossman, who landed on the coast of Ghana (then Gold Coast). Bossman however believed the festival...Read More

Dipo Ceremony: All what you need to know about the much-criticised puberty rite

The Dipo Rites is arguably one of the most popular yet criticized traditional festival and practice in Ghana, yet one of the most attended event in the country, receiving huge patronage from tourists. Dipo is celebrated by the people of Odumase Krobo in the Eastern region. The annual event is meant to usher girls who...Read More

How Hogbetsotso Festival Is Celebrated

Hogbetsotso Festival is held on the first Saturday of the month of November every year, to remember and celebrate the exodus of the Anlo people from Notse in Togo to their present location. The festival is characterized by the centuries-old traditional practices like pouring of libation, cleansing of stools, and general cleaning of the communities...Read More
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