Kente weaving in Ghana

Feok Festival

This is the annual festival of the people of Sandema in the Builsa. It is held in December. It is celebrated through the display of war dance by various communities. There is also a durber of the chiefs and people to climax it.

Fao Festival

It is held at Paga, Chiana, Kayoro in the Page/Chiana and Kayoro Traditional Areas between November and February. It is a thanksgiving offering for good harvest.
During the festival, the people display stalks of their first harvest of millet as a sign of sacrifice, and thankfulness to the gods.

 

Eid ul Fitr Festival

This festival of Islamic origin is celebrated in all the Traditional Areas of the Northern Region. This festival signifies the end of 29 to 30 days of fasting, it comes off on the first day of the lunar month of Konyurichugu, i.e. March every year. It is meant to offer thanks to Allah for having guided the faithful throughout the month of Ramadan (fasting) and to seek favours for the coming year.

Edie Festival

This festival is celebrated in Wassa Akropong by the Chiefs and people of the Wassa West Traditional Area. This festival is celebrated in January every year, it fosters unity among the people and hence brings peace to the area.