Slave Route Experience – Northern Pilgrimage

Accra Tourist Information Center Accra, Ghana

Slave Route Experience (Northern Pilgrimage)- Leading up to the festival a 3-4day pilgrimage along the slave route mapped under the UNESCO slave route project will be offered as an option. Atonement ceremonies developed over the last few years  will be held. Sites of Memory  which hold the untold stories of  excruciating burden and tremendous resilience […]


Panafest / Emancipation

Cape Coast , Ghana

PROGRAMME SCHEDULE 19TH-23RD JULYSLAVE ROUTE PILGRIMAGE Pikworo Slave Camp, to Salaga, to Bono Manso, to Assin Praso, to Accra MONDAY, 24TH JULYTRIBUTE TO THE ANCESTORS: WREATH LAYING CEREMONY 09:00 GMT @ W.E.B. Du Bois Centre 10:00 GMT @ George Padmore Centre 11:00 GMT @ Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park   PAN AFRICAN ARTS MARKET Artifacts, Fashion, […]

Tribute to Ancestors/Wreath laying

George Padmore Library, DuBois Center, Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park Accra, Ghana

Tribute to Ancestors/Wreath laying. Wreath laying Ceremony and tribute to Pan African Pioneers . A major event for PANAFEST and Emancipation Day will consist of a Wreath laying programme and Tribute to the Pan African Pioneers in Accra beginning at the W.E.B. DuBois Centre for Pan African Culture and continuing to the George Padmore Library […]


Cape Coast and Elmina Castles Cape Coast/Elmina, Ghana

RETURN JOURNEY AND AKWAABA CEREMONY The Programme will begin in the early morning with a gathering at the entrance of the Cape Coast Castle/Dungeon. A limited number of pre-selected Returnees will form a circle to invoke the spirit of the ancestors before proceeding to and through the “Door of No Return” to board canoes to […]