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National Day of Benin – The National Day of Benin is a federal holiday observed on August 1 in the Republic of Benin. The holiday is celebrated annually to commemorate Benin receiving independence from the French colonial powers and becoming an independent nation-state.
Learning About Voodoo in Benin – Voodoo is seen as totally normal in Benin. It has none of the negative connotations we in the west normally associate with it. Voodoo is more than a belief system. It is a complete way of life, affecting culture, philosophy, language, art, dance, music, and medicine.
Pendjari National Park – Pendjari is a conservation stronghold in West Africa, which forms part of a critically important triad of national parks and reserves where 90% of the West African lion population remains
Remarkable Historic of the Ancient Benin Kingdom – An exhibit that chronicles the lives and achievements of some outstanding Benin men and women that played significant roles in the development of ancient kingdom.
Smithsonian National Museum of African Art – Archaeological excavations, oral histories kept by court, and guild officials, narratives, and trade records from European travelers—as well as thousands of works of art—reveal the ancient history of Benin.
Inside Benin – Most Ambitious Country in Africa
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10 best places to visit in Benin.
Guyana Emancipation Day – Emancipation Day in Guyana is annually observed on August 1. It marks the abolition of slavery in Guyana and commemorates the end of years of dehumanization and the resurgence of the African spirit.
The Kingdom of Benin History Documentary
Benin Stations at Radio.Garden
Market Life in Benin
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