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Gambia 2015 events

International Roots Festival

Date (To be confirmed):
June 2015 (Takes place every other year for one week in June)

This is the biggest event of the year, established to commemorate the slave ......

This is the biggest event of the year, established to commemorate the slave trade and encourage people in the African diaspora to come home. It is a time when The Gambia becomes the focus of the region as lots of people subsequently return for a spiritual and emotional homecoming, with towns coming alive with concerts, tribal dancing, food festivals, special markets and cultural events.

Venue:
Nationwide but especially on the north shore of the River Gambia.

Address:
Banjul, Gambia

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