Did you know the most popular locally-made fashion item in West Africa - Kente Cloth - was discovered by two friends in a forest upon meeting Anansi the spider?
Let me take you through the history on the making of Kente, what the colours mean and explain some of the Adinkra Symbols we use in making Kente.
Ghana boasts more UNESCO world heritage sites than any other country in Africa. It hosts 32 historic forts and castles and 13 traditional Ashanti buildings. Another six (6) sites are currently nominated for approval. Most of these sites are castles and forts built by European nations when they first arrived in Ghana.
Nestled in the heart of Ghana's Ashanti Region lies Lake Bosumtwi, a natural wonder steeped in myth and legend. This article takes you on a journey through the history and beauty of this hidden gem, from the mythical origins of its creation to the serene surroundings that you should not miss. Discover nearby attractions and start planning your trip to Lake Bosumtwi today!
The Edina Bakatue Festival is an annual event in Elmina, Ghana, celebrating unity, heritage, and the river deity Nana Benya. Held on the first Tuesday of July, it marks the start of the fishing season. The six-week preparation period includes purification rituals, capping of the shrine, and specific weekly activities. The festival culminates with the Paramount Chief casting his net into the river, signifying the lifting of bans and the start of a prosperous period.
Ghana has it all-for travellers of all ages. From mystical swords stuck in the ground to the biggest lake in the world and ancient towns built on water. When traveling with kids to Ghana, there are a few things to keep in mind but we are sure kids will love it!
Ghana is exceptionally large and features a diverse set of tourist attractions and vacation spots. Ghana has something for every travel addict. Here are some things you can do in Ghana.
There are many places and events highlighting contemporary, graffiti, murals and street arts in Ghana. Some of the most well-known ones are: The Chale Wote Festival, The Ghana Planetarium Science Project, and Nubuke Gallery and Foundation. Here are the reasons for visiting and what each is known for.
The Volta Regional Museum established in 1973 focuses on ethnographic history of the Ewe People. It exhibits traditional artefacts, Chieftaincy regalia, sculptures and much more.
Sometimes travel memories of a place cannot just be fully represented by pictures or videos - sometimes there are things you have to experience and see with your own eyes.
Discover Ghana's vibrant cultural heritage at the Centre for National Culture in Kumasi. Experience traditional arts, crafts, music, and dance, and engage in hands-on workshops. An enriching destination to celebrate Ghanaian traditions.