Festival Tour

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Experience the music, arts, and culture of Ghana.

Festivals of many kinds are held throughout the year in many parts of Ghana, although September is called the festival month for good reason.  During this tour you will visit several cultural, music, and art festivals as well as celebrations and thanksgiving for recent harvests,.

In September, to name just a few, the Akwambo festival commemorates warrior victories with re-enactments and musketry.  The Fetu Afahye festival includes a procession of traditional priests and priestesses and a boat race in the Fosu Lagoon.  The Kobina Festival celebrates the yam harvest and includes a competition among dance groups.

Every six weeks throughout the year is the colorful Akwasiade Festival, a public procession of Ashanti chiefs, Every month a handful of other festivals take place annually all over Ghana. No matter what month you arrive, you will have a choice of festivals to attend.

 

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