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.
Travel to the magical land of Voodoo
Togo, a small country from a geographical point of view but big from a human one, inhabited by 40 different peoples. In the south, Voodoo impregnates daily life; in the north, the Tamberma live in beautiful castles built with clay. Nature offers forests, hills and golden beaches.Lernen Sie mehr über Togo
Festivals and cultural events
Each population celebrates the cycle of live and seasons with its own rituals. In particular: The Epe-Ekpe festival, in Glidji, celebration of the New Year by the Mina group; Initiation rites in the mountains of Kabye; Festivities to celebrate the end of the harvest, as the big yam festival in Bassar.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.
In West Africa, few hundred meters away from main path are enough to discover untouched realities. This is what we will experience, by getting out of our vehicles and walk into the "bush".
Enjoy eight days of an intense and moving tour to Togo and Benin, two small countries yet filled with many traditions. We will meet with local populations who have always been performing the same ancestral ceremonies as they determine their entire lives, from birth to the afterlife.
Enjoy a trip in two countries running alongside the Gulf of Guinea, both as tiny as fascinating. This itinerary will take you from Lome to the Atakora chain of mountains where live the Tamberma and Somba people, going through the tropical forest in Kpalime and the cities of Sokode and Kara.
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.