Hogbetsotso

The Hogbetsotso festival (pronounced Hogbechocho)is celebrated by the chiefs and people of Anlo in the Volta region of Ghana.Some major Anlo towns include Anloga (capital), Keta, Kedzi, Vodza, Whuti, Tegbi, Dzita, Abor, Afiadenyigba, Anyako, Konu, Alakple, Tsito, Atiavi, Deʋegodo, and many other villages. The festival is celebrated annually on the Read more…

Akwasidae

The Akwasidae Festival (alternate, Akwasiadae) is celebrated by the Ashanti people and chiefs in Ashanti, as well as the Ashanti diaspora. The festival is celebrated on a Sunday, once every six weeks. The Akan annual calendar is divided into nine months which lasts approximately six weeks but varying between 40 Read more…

PANAFEST

The Pan African Historical Theatre Project now known as PANAFEST is a cultural event held in Ghana every two years for Africans and people of African descent. It was first held in 1992. The idea of this festival is to promote and enhance unity, Pan-Africanism, and the development of the Read more…

Bakatue Festival

The Bakatue Festival is celebrated by the chiefs and peoples of Elmina in the Central region of Ghana.The festival, established at least as far back as 1847, is celebrated on the first Tuesday in the month of July every year. The Dutch reported existence of the festival at least as Read more…