Ovazu in Badou

Ovazu is a Festival of Harvest in Akposso and Akebou Land. ” OVAZU” is composed of the Akposso words: ” Ova” (corn) and ” Zu” (festival).

According to history, corn played a significant role in the battles against the enemies of the Akposso people. (more…)

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Tingban Pab of Dapaong

This is a traditional harvest festival of the Moba in the Grand Tône region. It is celebrated annually after a great harvest on the second Saturday of December. It is an occasion of thanksgiving to the gods and spirits for good harvest. (more…)

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Gadao-Adossa in Sokodé

Gadao-Adossa ( festival of cutlasses) – The expression Gadao-Adossa is a common saying to identify two major festivals of the Tem, that is Gadao and Adossa for the Didaoure community, who are Muslims in majority.

The Gadao is celebrated in (more…)

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Kamaka in Kara

Habye is a religious festival of the  Kabyé from the Kozah region. It is a dance of magic powers demonstration. The ceremonies are held the 2nd Saturday of December every year in Baffilo.

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Sinkaring in Kara

Sinkaring is an initiation and harvest ceremony of the kabyés in the Binah region.

The word 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. (more…)

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Tislm-Lifoini-Oboudam in Kéran

Tislm-Lifoini-Oboudam Festival of harvest and of initiation in Kéran region. Is a celebration of the people of Keran, where they pay homage to the gods and spirits of the ancestors for a better harvest. It is celebrated on 2nd Saturday of February every year. (more…)

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