Kente weaving in Ghana

Abene (purification) festival

The Abene (purification) festival is celebrated by the Chiefs and people of the Abene the traditional capital of the Kwahu’s. During the festival ancestral spirits are invoked for unification and development of the people and the area respectively.


Kplejoo Festival

The Chiefs and people of Tema.
Kplejoo is a festival for the gods during which both the gods and people are purified. The festival falls either in March or April depending on the position of the moon and lasts for a full month.

 During this festival, the gods are pacified by slaughtering either a sheep or a cow to prevent accidents and bad omen that may befall the state in the coming year.