Hogbetsotso Za Festival

The Hogbetsotso festival is celebrated by the chiefs and people of Anloga in the Volta Region of Ghana. Celebrated annually on the first Saturday in the month of November. Hogbetsoso is in the Ewe language and means the festival of exodus or "coming from Hogbe". Started 4o years ago and this year marks the 50th year of celebrating.

Grandma Hilaria dressed me in traditional kete cloth which was wrapped around my body as a dress. The finest silk fabrics were tied on the my waist, chest, and hair. Aggri beads showered my neck, arms, and ankles. I was accompanied by my friends Michael and Inyam.