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.Celebrations include a test of integration into adulthood, whereby the youth of Kabyé of Binah are subjected to endure and to defend themselves and to save their communities from enemies. It is also a harvest festival marked by music and dance and tasting of beans, local drink and fruits of a new harvests. It is celebrated every year on the 1st Saturday of December.