Ghana is a country that celebrates life. In addition to all the normally scheduled festivals during the year, there are several rites and rituals that are performed to mark the passage of life: child-birth, naming ceremonies, puberty, engagement, marriage and death. To the majority of people, these celebrations provide all that is satisfying to their communities and families.
Ghana is a land of festivals which are a colorful and vibrant part of our culture. Festival and durbars are held in various parts of the country to celebrate the history of the people, offer thanks and mark important rites. The celebration of these festivals in Ghana is an essential part of Ghanaian culture.