Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail 4.1K If You Like This Article Kindly Give Us A Share! The Voodoo Festival is more than just a festival, its a pilgrimage, a rejuvenation, a reconnection with the ancestors to hear them speak to us again. It might be the only feasable program in West Africa that celebrates the origins of African spirituality in some of its purest forms. Voodoo, known locally as Vodoun, is a religion that worships gods and natural spirits along with respect for revered ancestors. It originated in the Dahomey kingdom — present-day Benin and Togo — and is still widely practised sometimes alongside Christianity in coastal towns like Ouidah, where memorials to the slave trade are dotted around the small beach settlement. More Articles You Would Love VIDEO: Get To Know The Poet Nana Aba & Watch Her Discuss Her Book ‘STOLEN HERITAGE’, Black Panther & More 5 Best Foundations For Oily Face, As Recommended By Makeup Pro, Dimma Umeh This year, the Benin government rebranded the event and changed the format to make the festivities more appealing to tourists in a bid to boost the country’s economy. It opted for a two-day celebration on January 9-10 with a reorganised programme in an event dubbed “Vodun Days”. According to politician Kakpo Mahougnon, chair of the Benin Vodun Rites Committee, the government is considering further extending the length of the festival. Clips of the 2024 Voodoo Festival was captured by Visual Artist, Creative Director and photographer Fede Kortez. Watch it below. https://www.fashionghana.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/fedekortez.mp4 Read More Like This On Ghana Events UPCOMING TOP EVENTS! VIEW ALL EVENTSAFRICAS BIGGEST FASHION WEEK IS HERE!Click Here To Submit stories Email: [email protected] or HashTag #FashionGHANA Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail FashionGHANA Admin FashionGHANA.com is a Fashion PR Company, Events planning & management team as well as Africa's leading Fashion Media House. Get Intouch with us and let's see how we can help you grow. info@FashionGHANAcom More For You VIDEO: It’s A Wrap; Togo’s FIMO228 2024 Comes To An End, Here Is... Young Kenyan Hero Olivia Awuor & CEO Of Pine Kazi Is Transforming Pineapple... VIDEO: Arisar Serves A Sizzle Sneak Peak Of Their Upcoming Swimwear Shoot With... Ghanaian Fashion Designer Poqua Poqu Passes Away; Allegedly Hours After Giving Birth Aisha Luxury Fashion Design Unveils New Flagship Boutique In Benin Cotonou; A Haven... Nana Tamakloe, Nana Akua Addo, Okyeame Kwame, Kwab Asamoah & More, Recognised As... Accra Fashion Week 2023 Designers Set To Exhibit At The Anticipated Global Sourcing... GLOBAL SOURCING ACCRA 2024, The Ultimate Hub For Fashion & Textile Trade Has... Ghana Mourns the Passing of Its First Female Professional Photographer, Felicia Ewuraesi Abban 20 Haute Winter Jackets That Amazed Guests At Accra Fashion Week 2023; See... Leave a Comment Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.