Fire Dance in Togo

Kilikpo of Sokodé

Kilikpo is a harvest festival in Tchamba. It is the feast of abundant crops or harvest and an event of a glorious era. It is marked with the consummation of the new yam It is celebrated in Tchamba every first Saturday of August.

Togbui-Agni of Adja Tado

Togbui-Agni is the harvest festival of Adja-tado from Moyen-Mono region population located in the South-east of Notsé. It is an occasion whereby several rituals are performed to exorcise sicknesses, to thank the spirits of ancestors and the feeding-yielding land for the good harvest of the year and also implore blessings upon the population. The name Tado emanates from 'Atawoade' meaning to bypass sicknesses. This festival is celebrated every second Saturday of August in Tado.

Odon-Tsu in Atakpamé

Odon-Tsu (harvest festival in the Ogou region) is celebrated by Ifè (Anna) of the prefecture of Ogou. Odon means Festival and Tsu is the god of the land, the mystic power that fosters the growth of the cereals in general and the tubers of yam in particular. This festival which takes place on the last Saturday of July in Atakpamé is marked by spiritual and traditional ceremonies dedicated to the nourishing earth.

Koudapaani in Dapaong

Koudapaani (short for Kouroubi-Dakou-Tigbanpaani) which means fruitfulness and harvests is a religious festival of Harvest in Oti. It is an offering made to the spirits for fellowship and for a peaceful unity. It is held on the 4th Saturday of January of every year in Mango.