NGONDO WATER FESTIVAL OF SAWA PEOPLE
The ‘ngondo’ festival is deeply rooted here, and other seaside pastimes abound as the indigents of this Region celebrate their intimate relation with water. The entry point into the country for most visitors and harbors a lot of historic monuments. Natural attractions such as the waterfalls of Ekom Kam, lake Ossa and large commercial plantations. Kam, lake Ossa and large commercial plantations.Cameroon is an African country with rich cultural diversity due to its numerous ethnic groups. Its rich possessions is a major attraction to visitors who come in annually to be thrilled.You wouldn’t regret making Cameroon your holiday destination during its festival periods were culture and tradition are displayed in style.
The Ndondo traditional festival takes place in the month of December and in the country’s economic capital Douala. The main objective of this festival is to celebrate the arts and culture of the Sawa people who live along the coast. Numerous games like the canoe paddling competition will blow your mind. The Nyem Nyem festival takes place in the Adamawa region in July. It celebrates the resistant movement of the Nyem Nyem people against German control during the colonial period. It is marked by traditional dances. There is also the cultural week period usually observed in August whereby youths all over the nation travel to their villages to pay respect to their ancestors.
Many activities are performed during this period like traditional dances, music shows, sport games, wrestling matches.
These and many other festivals will make your holiday trip to Cameroon a very memorable one.