Kente weaving in Ghana

Bugum-Lobre (Fire Festival)

Bugum-Lobre (Fire Festival)

This festival is celebrated by the Dagombas in the Northern Region. The festival comes off on the ninth appearance of the new moon each year. During the festival fire bands are made from grass and used to chase each other, it is believed that such burns do not cause wounds, this festival provides useful entertainment for the people and helps them to trace their ancestry.