Major Festivals IN GHANA (July)

Bakatue Festival
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Literally translated to mean "opening up of the Benya Lagoon into the sea", Bakatue symbolizes the beginning of a fishing season, which is the main livelihood of the people of Elmina. It is celebrated annually in Elmina on the first Tuesday in July and originated centuries ago, long before the arrival of the Europeans. The splendid ceremonies include a durbar of chiefs, a colouful regatta of canoes on the Benya Lagoon and processions. A solemn "net casting" ceremony symbolizes the beginning of a new fishing season, and the catch is offered to the deities of the traditional area.

Bombei Festival
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Is celebrated by the people of Sekondi, in the Western Region.

Ekyen Kofie Festival (Yam Festival)

Is celebrated by the people of Sekondi, in the Western Region.

Kuntum Festival (Yam Festival)

Is celebrated by the people of Enyam-Maim, in the Central Region.

Wodomi Festival

Is celebrated by the people of Manya Krobo, in the Eastern Region.