Benin Celebrates West African Voodoo

The International Festival of Porto-Novo is the capital’s annual celebration of Benin’s cultural diversity. The theme of this year’s festival is Ogoun, one of the spiritual entities of the voodoo religion

Devotees dressed as Egouns (ghosts) parade on the main road
One of the costumes being paraded along the road
One of the costumes
Devotees dressed as Zangbeto