Festivals celebrated in Togo are a combination of colourful sights and melodious sounds that will leave you wanting to return.
Hogbeza is a historic festival of the Ewe of Yoto. It is celebrated every third Saturday of the month of August as a religious feast, when the first fruits of the farms are offered. (more…)
The festival of initiation in Tamberma land takes place every 4 years. It is a test through flogging the beneficiary in order to prepare him for war and to face adversities in life. (more…)
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…)
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…)
Evala is an initiation and festival of wrestling in Kabye land. This ritual initiation is organised in the month of January for the youth (more…)
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…)
Habye is a religious festival of the Kabyé from the Kozah region. It is a dance of magic powers demonstration. It is held every five years in the month of November. (more…)
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.
It is the harvest festival of Nawdéba and Lamba from Doufelgou region climaxed with dance and games. This dance is performed to thank Gods for providing better harvest. It is held in Niamtougou on the 1st Saturday of the month (more…)
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…)
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…)
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. (more…)