Paragbeile Festival

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Paragbeile Festival is an annual festival celebrated by the chiefs and people of Tumu in the Upper West Region of Ghana. It is usually celebrated in the month of January [1] [2] and February. [3]

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Celebrations

During the festival, visitors are welcomed to share food and drinks. The people put on traditional clothes and there is durbar of chiefs. There is also dancing and drumming. [4]

Significance

This festival is celebrated to mark an event that took place in the past. [5]

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References

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  2. Briggs, Philip; Rushton, Katherine (2007). Ghana: The Bradt Travel Guide. Bradt Travel Guides. ISBN   978-1-84162-205-7.
  3. "Visit Tumu / Ghana - Travel guide of Tumu - Petit Fute". www.petitfute.co.uk. Retrieved 2020-08-23.
  4. "Major Festivals". www.ghanaembassyiran.com. Retrieved 2020-08-21.
  5. "The Consulate General Of The Republic of GHANA in The United Arab Emirates (Dubai)". www.ghanaconsulatedubai.com. Retrieved 2020-08-21.