Fire Dance in Togo

Ovazu in Badou

Ovazu (Festival of Harvest in Akposso and Akebou Land) " OVAZU" is composed of the Akposso words: " Ova" (corn) and " Zu" (festival). According to lhistory, corn played a significant role in the battles against the enemies of the Akposso people. Ovazu is celebrated annually, every 2nd Saturday of December alternatively in Amlamé and Badou.