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Festivals and Events

Kuure Festival Kuure Festival
Kuure Festival

Kuure Festival

This is the festival of the people of Zaare who are predominatly blacksmiths. The Festival symbolizes the ""Kuure"" which is the Gurune word for hoe. The hoe is their main tool for farming and for that matter, livelihood.

It is usually held in January/February every year. It is Characterised by various sacrifices and later followed by drumming and dancing.

Also, the People of Tindongsobligo near Bolgatanga on Wednesday celebrated their annual ""Yagle-Kuure"" festival with a call on the people of the area to desist from indiscriminate bush burning especially in sacred grove and shrine areas. The Yagle-Kuure Festival is organised annually by the people of Tindongsobligo as a family ritual for thanksgiving to God and their ancestors for blessing them with abundant food and also for protecting them throughout the year.

Map only shows points of interest within a few kilometers of Kuure Festival.