Fire Dance in Togo

Epe-Ekpe in Aneho

Epe-Ekpe (historic festival of Guins). It's one of the  most important ceremonies of all West Africa. The Guins migrated from Ghana in the 17th century. It is the occasion of the 'taking of the sacred stone' known as Kpessosso, which is the central point around which other manifestations turn. There are no fixed date but generally it is celebrated in the month September of each year and sometimes in August for Glidji Kpodji.