The country was initially under French dominance and attained liberation in 1960. The country also faced several political and civil disorders. Several reforms were carried out in the society of Burkina Faso to bring the conditions to normal.
Though the country is poor and under developed, culture in Burkina Faso is rich and myriad. The warm and hospitable behavior of the general people has made the country lovable to many tourists. The various tribes and clans have a distinct culture and tradition of their own that is evident throughout the country. The most important part of the society is that there is immense harmony and integrity that binds people with each other. The capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou is a cultural hub. It hosts the festival of African Films annually along with the International Arts Festival in the country.