The Ewe tribe of the Volta Region of Ghana is known as one of the culturally rich ethnic groups in Ghana. These cultures are exhibited during naming ceremony, funerals, weddings but popular during their festivals.
Hogbetsotso Festival is celebrated by the chiefs and people of Anloga in the Volta Region of Ghana. The festival that brings people from far and near is observed on the first Saturday in the month of November.
The name of the festival is derived from the Ewe language and translates as the festival of exodus or “coming from Hogbe (Notsie)”. It is annually celebrated by the Anloga people in the Volta Region and has been happening for the past 4 decades.
This year’s, Hogbetsotso festival was celebrated just last Saturday and it had dignitaries from all over the country including Former President Jerry John Rawlings gracing the event.
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