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Festivals and Events

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Okyir Festival

Okyir is the major festival celebrated by the people of Anomabu. It is celebrated as a sign of cleansing or purification of the town from filth, evil spirits etc.

Highlights of the festival include the following activities:

• A yam festival celebrated by offering food to the 77 gods of the town.

• Vigil keeping.

• Preparation and distribution of food among friends and loved ones.

• A colourful durbar of chiefs.

• Beach programme.

The climax of the Okyir is on the second Sunday of October


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