Ghana offers a host of fun and interesting places to visit. These include the famous Kakum Park, the Wli waterfalls in the Volta region of Ghana, the Aburi Botanical Gardens, Shai Hills Reserves.
Throughout the year, festivals are celebrated in all the regions of Ghana. They are usually held in grand style and provide a vast display of culture and history. Some popular Ghanaian festivals include:
Ceremonies for this festival include a procession of chiefs through principal streets with all twins in the area dressed purposely for the occasion. All this is done amidst the sprinkling of festive food kpokpoi. Accra/Ga Traditional Area.
BAKATUE (Fish Harvesting)
A royal procession of chiefs and stool holders riding in palanquins through principal streets followed by scooping with a net, after which permission is given to fishermen to open the fishing season, after a ban.
Festival culminates in a regatta. Edina/Elmina, 99 miles west of Accra.
Each semester, the CIRP organizes visits for International Students to one of Ghana’s interesting sites. Watch out for the next date!
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