CHALE WOTE Street Art Festival is an alternative platform that brings art, music, design, dance and performance out into the streets. The community-based festival is an annual event which takes place in James Town one of Accra’s most historic communities.
The Kobine Festival is celebrated by the chiefs and peoples of Lawra in the Upper West Region of Ghana. The Kobine Festival is celebrated to thank the gods and ancestors for a bumper harvest hence it is known as a festival of harvest and celebration of family.
The Akwasidae Festival is celebrated by the Ashanti people and Ashanti chiefs in Ghana. The festival is celebrated on a Sunday, once in every six weeks. The traditions of the Akwasidae Festival are connected with the Akan annual calendar.
Odambea Festival is an annual festival celebrated by the chiefs and people of Nkusukum Traditional Area in Saltpond in the Central Region of Ghana. It is usually celebrated in the month of August. It is also celebrated by the people of Anomabo. ‘Odambea’ means Fortified Link in the local language.
Fetu Afahye is a festival celebrated by the chiefs and peoples of Cape Coast in the Central region of Ghana. The festival is celebrated on the first Saturday in the month of September every year.
Odwira Festival is celebrated in most Akwapim towns during the months of September and October, with the most colourful festivities taking place at Akropong, Amanokrom and Aburi, in the Eastern Region.
The Ngmayem Festival is an annual harvest festival celebrated by the chiefs and peoples of Manya Krobo in the Eastern Region of Ghana. The festival was established by Nene Azu Mate Kole in 1944 to replace the already existing festival called “Yeliyem”, which literary means ‘eating of yam’.