The Fire Festival was held on the evening of August 18th and despite the threat of rain, the skies cleared
Watch videos documenting various aspects of this year’s Damba Festival.
A team of young Mamprusi videographers from TV Afrik documented the Fire Festival or “Bugum Kyuu” events at the Chief’s
Mr. Zɔkri of Nalerigu plays some traditional hunters’ songs on his father’s old two-stringed-banjo.
This exciting, raucous annual event is celebrated in most Mamprusi communities across the region in remembrance of an old legend.
The chief’s palace in Nalerigu, the traditional seat of the overlord of Mamprugu is a center of cultural activities in the region.