September

Yam Festival


Celebrating Bumper Yam Harvest by the Voltarian's. The ancestors are served first with the boiled and mashed yam, normally white and red-oiled called "bakebake",
before any living being tastes it. This rite is called "dzawunu". After that , the rest of the mashed yam is eaten as a communal meal, a symbol of unity and reconciliation of families, clans and the entire community.

FETU AFAHYE, 

Oguaa tribe's adorning of new clothes, or Carnival. Large night procession of traditional leaders. Bakatue ceremony and boat race at the Fosu lagoon.

CAPE COAST,CENTRAL