Festivals in Ghana

Festivals in Ghana

Ghanaian festivals are a colourful and vibrant part of the culture. Each year festivals and durbars are held in various parts of the country to celebrate the heritage of the people. Throughout the year festivals and durbars are held in various parts of the country for...
Apoo Festival

Apoo Festival

Apoo Festival Interesting culture to experien”Apoo” is celebrated in Techiman and Wenchi, in the Brong Ahafo Region in November. It is a festival for the purification of the people to rid them of social evil. The festival lasts one week and includes a variety of...
Adae kese Festival

Adae kese Festival

This is a very important, albeit rare celebration of the Ashantis. It is held in a large open space in the capital city of Kumasi. The festival is normally well attended and embraced by Ashantis from all walks of life. Basically, the Adae Kese celebrations are...
Chale Wote Street Art Festival

Chale Wote Street Art Festival

The CHALE WOTE Street Art Festival is an alternative platform that brings art, music, dance and performance out of the galleries and onto the streets of James Town, Accra. The first festival took place in July 2011, following a series of discussions about creating DIY...
Hogbetsotso Festival

Hogbetsotso Festival

The “Anlo Ewes”, an ethnic group on the eastern cost (Volta Region) of Ghana, are believed to have settled in Notsie in Togo when they first migrated from Southern Sudan. Legend has it that they escaped from the tyrannical ruler of Notsie, Ago-Koli, by walking...