Fête de la Diffoni

This festival is celebrated in the Somba country. This is an initiation rite of boys which takes place in four different stages.

During these steps, boys are initiated into the traditions of the tribe and includes sex education.

The ceremony typically involves a retreat into the sacred forest, where it is believed that the God of the Earth resides.

This includes several other events aimed at developing the skills of young participants into adulthood.