Music is an Important Part Of Everyday Life

Culture in Benin is very important as well as diverse. It is a blend of African culture with French influence. Music is an important part of everyday life in Benin and is also a big part of celebrations and religious purposes. Traditional clothing and textiles are also an important part of culture in Benin. Like most clothing in West Africa, these textiles are vibrant and ornately decorated. Along with these textiles, handcrafting decorative items such as jewellery is common in Benin. Storytelling has been a part of the culture in Benin throughout the ages. In Benin, voodoo (voudou) is a big part of the culture. The main religions in Benin are Christianity, Islam, and Vodun. Read more here in details

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