Fire Dance in Togo

Sinkaring in Kara

Sinkaring (initiation and harvest ceremony of the kabyés in the Binah region). Sinkaring which has its origins from Lama-Tessi is a combination of the words "Sankuu" which wants to say to wash the hands, to purify and "Karuu" which means being ready to face the tests of the life.

Celebrations include a test of integration into adulthood, whereby the youth of kabyé of Binah are subjected to endure and to defend themselves and to save their communities from of enemies. It is also a harvest festival marked by music and dance and tasting of beans, local drink and fruits of a new harvests.It is celebrated every year on the 1st Saturday December