Odwira festival

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The Odwira festival is celebrated by the chiefs and peoples of Fanteakwa in the Eastern region of Ghana. The Odwira Festival is celebrated by the people of Akropong-Akuapim, Aburi, Larteh and Mamfi in the Eastern Region. This is celebrated annually in the month of September. The festival celebrates a historic victory over the Ashanti in 1826.[1] It is also celebrated by the people of Jamestown in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana as a result of their long association with the Akans through intermarriages

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  1. ^ "Odwira Festival". Retrieved July 3, 2012.