The celebration of the Millet Festival, among the Krobo people, is rich in colours and jewels. It happens every year during the harvest period. A terrific ceremony and a great time of joy to thank the ancestral spirits and to invoke protection for the year which is coming up.
Ghana, land of ancient kingdoms,
the most powerful being the Ashanti kingdom of gold, united around the king. On the coast, the castles of the slave trade at Elmina and Cape Coast are surrounded by fishing villages. In the north, you will find the traditional populations of the Lobi and Gurunsi, with their fortified houses.Lernen Sie mehr über Ghana
Festivals and cultural events
In different realms there are celebrations in which the king is honoured as a symbol of the unity of the kingdom. One of the most noteworthy is the great feast of Akwasidae, held several times a year once every six weeks on Sunday with the participation of the King of Ashante in Kumasi.Entdecken Sie die Festivals
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Every year , on January 10th , Benin stops and celebrates the ancestral cults that are practiced in that country. In particular, on January 10th, all the Voodoo’s adepts meet in Ouidah.
The celebration of the Millet Festival, among the Krobo people, is rich in colours and jewels. It happens every year during the harvest period.
Each year, in Ghana, around the end of April and the beginning of May , the Krobo people give birth to one of the most spectacular initiation ceremonies in West Africa: The “Dipo” ceremony meant for girls only.
Come and live an amazing adventure from Burkina, in the Sahel, to Ghana, on the Gulf of Guinea.
Join this fantastic eight day tour to Ghana and be filled with intense emotions: Discover how the Krobo people make their worldwide famous glass beads, attend Ashanti Funerals and experience the strangely happy atmosphere surrounding the whole ceremony.
Twelve days to discover these amazing countries, which are among the richest and most interesting of West Africa. From the North, with almost unknown populations, to the South where you find evidence of a colonial past and voodoo celebrations, to the Ashanti and the traditional festival Akwasidae.