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Festivals and Events

The Priest and Priestess at the festival ground The Priest and Priestess at the festival ground
The Priest and Priestess at the festival ground

Homowo Festival in Accra

Homowo (hooting at hunger) is one of the colourful festivals celebrated by the people of Ga (Accra) Traditional Area. it is characterised by rituals such as the sprinkling of "Kpokpoi" (the festival dish) to the gods and ancestors for spiritual protection,procession of twins through the principal streets, traditional drumming and dancing and general merry-making. A month before the celebration, there is a ban of noise making. A climax of the festival is that from 12 noon to 6:00pm any woman, no matter the status, should accept a hug from a man on the festival street.


Map only shows points of interest within a few kilometers of Homowo Festival in Accra.
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