A street vendor carrying/balancing wax-printed cotton cloth on her head. Lomé, Togo | © Cary Wolinsky.

A street vendor carrying/balancing wax-printed cotton cloth on her head. Lomé, Togo | © Cary Wolinsky.

From the Festival of Black Deities celebrated annually at the Togo`s ancient city of Aneho. The festival identifies 41 voodoo (vodoun) deities for worship and celebration. Voodoo was born in Benin and Togo as well as Congo before being exported to Brazil, Cuba, USA (Louisiana, New Orleans) and Haiti, where it is largely practiced.

From the Festival of Black Deities celebrated annually at the Togo`s ancient city of Aneho. The festival identifies 41 voodoo (vodoun) deities for worship and celebration. Voodoo was born in Benin and Togo as well as Congo before being exported to Brazil, Cuba, USA (Louisiana, New Orleans) and Haiti, where it is largely practiced.

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