FESTIVALS

ASOGLI YAM FESTIVAL (TEDUDUZA) OF THE PEOPLE OF HO

The festival serves as an annual re-affirmation of allegiance by all chiefs and their subjects in the Asogli State to

ANLO – HOGBETSOTSO FESTIVAL

The festival culminated in drumming and dancing to “Husago” by walking “backwards” which they claimed was to elude their enemies

GBIDUKOR FESTIVAL OF THE GBI

This festival rotates from Hohoe to Peki. It is a very colourful festival of pomp and pageantry...

AKWANTUTENTEN FESTIVAL OF THE PEOPLE OF WORAWORA (AKAN)

This festival is to commemorate the exodus of the people of Worawora from Ashanti-land to their present abode...

AGBAMEVORZA (KENTE FESTIVAL) OF THE AGOTIME PEOPLE

The chiefs and people of Agotime Traditional area, a few kilometers east of Ho, who are Ga-Adangbes celebrate their annual

KETA – SOMETUTUZA

This is celebrated two weeks after the Anlo – Ewes celebrates Hogbetsotso festival (weeklong festival climaxing on the first Saturday

DZAWUWU FESTIVAL OF AGAVE

In every February, the chiefs and people of the Agave traditional area celebrate their annual Dzawuwu festival at Dabala, their

SASADU FESTIVAL

In October, any of the four communities forming the SASADU: Saviefe, Akrofu Sovie and Alavanyo (on rotational basis) celebrate what

AMU (RICE) FESTIVAL OF THE PEOPLE OF VANE IN THE HO DISTRICT

As the name implies, the festival is centered on the harvesting of rice so it is a harvest festival. It

WLI FALLS FESTIVAL

The Chiefs and people of the three communities forming the Wli Traditional Area – Agoviefe, Afegame and Todzi celebrate their

KPALIKPAKPA FESTIVAL OF THE PEOPLE OF WEGBE KPALIME IN THE HO MUNICIPALITY

In November, the chiefs and people of the Wegbe Kpalime area celebrate their annual Kpalikpakpa festival. It is a festival

ZENDO GLIMETOZA

In November, any one of the following settlements i.e. Kpeve, Tsohor, Klikor and Tsibu – Klevinofe, which have blood relations

DODOLEGLIME FESTIVAL

The festival is celebrated by the Chiefs and people of Ve-Lukusi Traditional area in the Hohoe Municipality.  It is an

AFADJATO/TAGBO TSIKEKE FESTIVAL

In August the Chiefs and people of Liati-Wote celebrate their Tsikeke Festival. It is a festival to thank the Almighty

CASSAVA FESTIVAL, AVENORFEDO

Significance It is to mobilize both human and material resources of Avenorfedo Traditional area for wealth creation. It serves as

AGADEVI FESTIVAL – HAVE

Significance It is a period to take stock of the past year’s activities whilst development plans are initiated. It is

FESTIVALS IN THE VOLTA REGION

This is a summary of the festivals that are celebrated in the Volta Region
FESTIVALTRAD. AREAWHEN
HOGBETSOTSO FESTIVALANLOWEEKLONG CLIMAXING 1ST SATURDAY OF NOVEMBER YEARLY
KETA- SOMETUTUZA AGBOZUME2 WEEKS AFTER HOGBETSOTSO EACH YEAR
DZAWUWU FESTIVALAGAVE FEBRUARY EACH YEARLY
AYIMEMAGONU FESTIVALDAFOR (NORTH TORGUNOVEMBER EACH YEAR
AGBAMEVORZA (KENTE) FESTIVALAGOTIME KPETOEAUGUST OR SEPTEMBER EACH YEAR
AMU FESTIVALAVATIME (HO WEST)LAST WEEK OF NOVEMBER TO EARLY DECEMBER EACH YEAR
SASADU FESTIVALSAVIEFE, AKROFU, SOFIE AND ALAVANYOOCTOBER EACH YEAR
ZENDO GLIMETOTOZAADAKLU, KPEVE, KLIKOR, TSOHORNOVEMBER EACH YEAR
APENORTOMEPE (NORTH TONGU)AUGUST EACH YEAR
WLI FALLS FESTIVALAGOVIEFE, AFEGAME AND TODZISEPTEMBER EACH YEAR
FIEVIE KPORLEGBEZA FIEVIE-DUGAMEMARCH EACH YEAR
AGBELIZA (CASSAVA) FESTIVALAVENORPEDO, AVENORPEME AND AKATSIAUGUST EACH YEAR
ASOGLI YAM FESTIVALASOGLI HO MID SEPTEMBER TO END OF SEPTEMBER EACH YEAR
KPALIKPAKPA FESTIVAL WEGBE KPALIMENOVEMBER EACH YEAR
TORTSOGBEZA FESTIVALSOKPOE SAME TIME AS EASTER EACH YEAR
LUKUSI DODOLEGLIMEZAVE-DEMENOVEMBER EACH YEAR
AGADEVI FESTIVALHAVEJUNE 11TH TO 18TH EACH YEAR
GLIDZI FESTIVALADAKLUWEEKLONG CELEBRATION IN OCTOBER/NOVEMBER BIENNIALLY