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Anlo Hogbetsotso festival

J. G. Kodzo-Vordoagu

Anlo Hogbetsotso festival

by J. G. Kodzo-Vordoagu

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Published by s.n. in [Ghana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana,
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Anlo (African people) -- Ghana -- Social life and customs.,
    • Ewe (African people) -- Ghana -- Social life and customs.,
    • Festivals -- Ghana.

    • Edition Notes

      Words to songs of Anlo in Ewe language.

      StatementJ.G. Kodzo-Vordoagu.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT510.43.A58 K6 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination30 p. :
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL844708M
      LC Control Number95122917
      OCLC/WorldCa35782488

      MTN Ghana has presented GHC15, to the Anlo Traditional Council in support of this year’s Hogbetsotso Festival of the Chiefs and people of Anlo. The telecommunication network also presented GHC worth of airtime and drinks hamper valued at GHC to the Council ahead of the festival.   Hogbetsotso festival is normally held in the first week of November of every year among the Ewes of Ghana, West Africa to commemorate their successful exodus from the walled-city of Notsie in present Togo, West Africa. This celebration is a reminder of the hard-won freedom from the clutches of King Agokoli, the King of Notsie in the late 16th.

      The people of Anlo have not celebrated the Hogbetsotso festival for over a decade, since the kingdom did not have an Awomefia who, as tradition demands, must preside over the festival. Buy Anlo Hogbetsotso festival by J. G. Kodzo-Vordoagu online at Alibris UK. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at. Shop now.

      The Hogbetsotso festival (pronounced Hogbechocho) is celebrated by the chiefs and people of Anloga in the Volta region of Ghana. Celebrated on the first Saturday of the month of November every year, the festival is used by the Anlos to commemorate the exodus and the bravery of their traditional rulers, who through endurance and sacrifice. JUBILEE RADIO’S SAVIOUR AMENYEDZI WINS MOST PROMISING JOURNALIST AWARD I Left Power Very Poor – Rawlings JUBILEE RADIO ANLO HOGBETSOTSO FESTIVAL MARATHON RACE JUBILEE RADIO ANLO HOGBETSOTSO FESTIVAL TRADITIONAL MUSIC AND DANCE COMPETITION Deontay Wilder: WBC champion will fight Luis Ortiz in November Gov’t To Constitute .


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Anlo Hogbetsotso festival by J. G. Kodzo-Vordoagu Download PDF EPUB FB2

HOGBETSOTSO FESTIVAL. Hogbetsotso Festival is a festival of the people of Anlo in the Volta Region of theme behind this festival is to mark their journey from their former home in Togo, to their present settlement in Ghana. Hogbetsotso Festival is celebrated by the people of Anlo in the Volta Region of Ghana.

The celebration starts in the month of November at Anloga, which is the traditional and ritual capital of the Anlo state.

Festival is a day that unfolds Ewe history and brings to play the memories of legendary exodus and heroic. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Anlo Hogbetsotso festival by J. Kodzo-Vordoagu,s.n. edition, in English Anlo Hogbetsotso festival ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: The festival is an occasion when the whole of Anlo is open to visitors and where the full cultural value of the people is put on display.

Rituals preceding the festival One of the most significant rituals that precedes the Hogbetsotso festival is a state divination which is performed by distinguished seers selected from major towns throughout.

Hogbetsotso Festival On and around the first Saturday in November The week-long Hogbetsotso festival commemorates the migration of the Anlo-speaking Ewes, an ethnic group on the eastern coast of Ghana, from the ancient walled city of Notsie in present-day northern Togo to their current home in Ghana.

According to legend, the Anlo-Ewes escaped the wicked. Anlo Hogbetsotso festival [J. G Kodzo-Vordoagu] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : J. G Kodzo-Vordoagu. The Anlo people of Ghana celebrated the Hogbetsotso Festival in November at Anloga, the traditional and ritual capital of the was a day that unfolds Ewe history and brought a replay of memories of the legendary exodus and heroic acts of men of valourand mystical powers who liberated the Ewe-Dogbo people from the rule of tyrant King of Kings Torgbui Agorkorli of Nortsie in Togo.

Hogbetsotso Za. K likes. This page provides every information about the festival of the Anlos - Hogbetsotso Za5/5. The Anlo Ewe are a sub-group of the Ewe people of approximately 6 million people, inhabiting southern Togo, southern Benin, southwest Nigeria, and south-eastern parts of the Volta Region of Ghana; meanwhile, a majority of Ewe are located in the entire southern half of Togo and southwest are a patrilineal society governed by a hierarchal, centralized authority.

Hogbetsotso Za Of AnloAnloga, Volta, Ghana. likes. A page for promoting the various cultures and heritage of the Anlos. It is aim at sharing the history of VOLTA REGION to Ghanaians and Followers:   The Hogbetsotso festival is celebrated in Ghana by the people of Anlo in the southern part of Volta Region.

Hobgetsotso was derived from the word “Hogbe” meaning The Day of Exodus. It is celebrated to mark the escape of the Ewes from the oppression of the wicked King Torgbui Agorkoli of Notsie in the 14th century.

Hogbetsotso Festival (Activities) "The truth about mobile phone and wireless radiation" -- Dr Devra Davis - Duration: The University of Melbourne Recommended for you. The people of Anlo in the Volta Region on Friday launched its 50th Anniversary Hogbetsotso festival to create awareness and educate all and sundry on the unique features of their culture.

This year’s celebration is under the theme “Deepening our Reconciliation, Unity and Peace towards Accelerated Development” and is dubbed: “Golden Jubilee Hogbe Reloaded.”.

The Anlo instituted the Hogbetsotso festival in the early s to remember the migration. 4 Similarly, the Asogli 5 people celebrate their festival to remember the part they played in the migration. According to oral sources, they broke the thick wall of Notsie using a sword to. Hogbetsotso Festival is celebrated by the people of Anlo in the Volta Region of Ghana.

The celebration starts in the month of November at Anloga, which is the traditional and ritual capital of the Anlo state. THE ANNUAL Hogbetsotso festival celebrated by the people of Anlo in the Volta Region to commemorate how they migrated from Nortsie, a town in Benin, under the cruelty of chief Agorkorli and which.

The Anlo-Ewe people are today in the southeastern corner of the Republic of Ghana. History: According to oral history, the Anlo-Ewe people settled at their present home around the later part of the 15th century () after a dramatic escape from Notsie, an ancestral federated region currently within the borders of the modern state of Togo.

The escape and subsequent resettlement are. History would be made in Anloga today as the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, is expected to join the people of Anlo to celebrate the Hogbetsotso. The Anlo people of Ghana celebrated the Hogbetsotso Festival in November at Anloga, the traditional and ritual capital of the Anlostate.

It was a day that unfolds Ewe history and brought a replay of memories of the legendary exodus and heroic acts of men of valourand mystical powers who liberated the Ewe-Dogbo people from the rule of tyrant. Source: By Mike Avickson & Dzigbordi Fomenyah - The Anlo Kingdom has many local festivals that date back to the pre-arrival of the major religions, and which are still occasions for beautiful display of cultural traditions through dancing and some other performances.

Chief among these festivals is the Hogbetsotso which is one of the alluring festivals of the Anlos that sees a huge influx of. Anloga, the traditional and ritual capital of the Anlo people was euphoric with a colorful grand durbar of traditional leaders, priests, priestesses, folks from the diaspora, and political dignitaries who converged to support the People of Anglo mark the historic Hogbetsotso festival.Hogbetsotso Festival is celebrated by the people of Anlo in the Volta Region of Ghana.

The celebration starts in the Read more [ ] No Reviews Favorite Pinpoint.^ Anlo is known for a peculiarity of its tonal system.

Like neighbouring Ewe varieties, Anlo has three tone levels, High (H), Mid (M), and Low (L). Of these three levels, the lower two are not phonemically contrastive. However, Anlo contrasts with the other dialect in the possession of a fourth tone level, the extra-High tone (R).