Accra's Chale Wote Street Art Festival - Where Walking is Crucial

Chale Wote is a festival that has, at the end of every August for the past eight years, taken over James Town suburb. Walking, by way of chiefs' processions, priests' meditative movement through specific sites, and personal expressions of creativity and fashion is how the varous art forms are appreciated. This surge of movement reflects the Ga words "chale wote" which mean "friend, let's go", writes Ruth Simbao for The Conversation.

A street procession during the Chale Wote festival in 2018.

A priest pouring libations at Brazil House.

The ‘Deo Gratias’ studio in Accra.

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