The Festival of Edina Buronya, an indigenous version of Christmas, exclusively celebrated by the people of Elmina - Edina on the first Thursday of the new year.. Edina Buronya Festival The festival was influenced by the Portuguese settlers who celebrated a similar event every January. For the people of Edina, it is a period of purification, sacrifices to the gods, remembrance of the dead, and the welcoming of a new year. Families pour libations and invite friends to participate in dining, and merry-making, throughout the town.
There are three main religious groups in Ghana. These are Christian, Muslim and those who follow traditional faiths. Places of worship are found all over the country.