Major Festivals IN GHANA (March)

Damba Festival
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Originally linked with Islam to mark the birth of Mohammed, the festival has gradually taken on a traditional rather than Islamic tone. The two-day festival is full of pageantry and showmanship and is celebrated in the towns of Dagbon, Gonjaland, Mamprusiland and Nanumbaland.

Ngmayem Festival
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This is the annual traditional harvest and thanksgiving festival of the Krobo people. It is celebrated in March-April by the people of Manya and Yilo Krobo in the towns of Krobo Odumase and Somanya, in the Eastern Region.

Asikloe Festival

Is celebrated by the people of Anfoega, in the Volta Region.

Volo Festival

Is celebrated by the people of Akuse, In the Volta Region to commemorate the end of the exodus of the Volo people from Togo, forced to flee the tyranny of an impious ruler.

Lekoyi Festival

Is celebrated by the people of Likpe, in the Volta Region.

Kotokyikyi & Ogyapa Festival

Is celebrated by the people of Senya Beraku, in the Central Region.

Kurubie Festival

Is celebrated by the people of Namase, in the Brong Ahafo Region.

Lalue Kpledo Festival

Is celebrated by the people of Prampram, in the Greater Accra Region.

Gologo Festival

This festival is celebrated in March by the Talensis of Tong-Zug just before the planting of grain. During the three-day festival, sacrifices are offered to the gods for plentiful rain and good harvest.