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Know Your Culture: All The Details Of Sonyor Deng Festival Are Here

A festival is an event ordinarily celebrated by a community and centering on some characteristic aspect of that community and its religion or cultures. There are a lot of festivals in GHANA and the Sonyor Deng Festival is one to cherish in our dear nation Ghana

Festivals in Ghana are celebrated for many reasons pertaining to a particular tribe or culture, usually having backgrounds relating to an occurrence in the history of that culture. Examples of such occurrences have been hunger, harvesting, migration, purification of either gods or stools, etc.

Sonyor Deng Festival is an annual festival celebrated by the chiefs and people of Sonyor in the Bole District in the Savannah Region, formerly Northern region of Ghana. It is usually celebrated in the month of May.

During the festival, live bush animals are presented to the shrine.

It is celebrated by the Gonja worshippers of the Sonyor 'Kupo' shrine to pay homage to the shrine.

This is one festival you shouldn’t miss in Ghana.

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