Okyir Festival

Okyir festival The people of Anomabo celebrate the Okyir festival which is a week-long annual festival celebrated in the second week in the month of October. "Okyir" means "abomination" and the people celebrate this festival as a sign of cleansing or purification of the town from filth, evil spirits etc. 


Highlights of the festival include the following activities: 


• A yam festival celebrated by offering food to the 77 gods of the town.


• Vigil keeping. 


• Preparation and distribution of food among friends and loved ones. 


• A colourful durbar of chiefs. 


• Beach programme. 


The climax of the Okyir is on the second Sunday of October



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