What are the traditional festivals?
Ghanas Top Festivals to Add to Your Bucket ListTraditional Festivals. Homowo – May. Aboakyir – May. Bakatue – July. Asafotufiam – August. Oguaa Fetu Afahye – September. Hogbetsotso – September. Akwasidae – Once every six weeks.
What is a traditional religious festival?
In Ijebuland, traditional festivals are observed by the adherents of the traditional religion to mark important social and cultural events in the lives of the people and these are culminated in series of performances, entertainments, rites and rituals.
Why are traditional festivals celebrated?
Festivals are very important occasions in Ghana; during this time many people travel to their ancestral home for the celebrations and to mark the occasion. Festivals are celebrated to mark both the beginning and the end of the traditional year and to celebrate great events of the past and purify the traditional state.