Homecoming Gambia: Roots Festival 2021

Tamala Beach Resort invites you to join Homecoming Gambia: Roots Festival

May 12 at 8 PM – May 22 at 11 PM

Days
Hours
Minutes
Seconds
Activities (tentative)

Day 1: May 12, 2021

  • Arrival and Tour of Banjul. Check into the hotel.
  • Welcome event/Chill/Music by the pool

Day 2: May 13, 2021

  • Morning Activity. Orientation to The Gambia: Languages, Life and Living.
  • Religion and Ritual in the Gambia; Day of Eid observance.

Day 3: May 14, 2021

  • Morning Activity. Welcome by President/Minister of Tourism & Culture. Food in the Gambia.
  • Afternoon Activity. Community tour (Carnival from McCarthy Square to the Arch).
  • Evening Social on the Beach

Day 4: May 15, 2021

  • Morning Activity. Languages/Life of the Gambia. YouTube personalities
  • Day Trip. Roots Pilgrimage/Juffureh, Albreda & Kunta Kinta Island. Meet Chief of Juffureh, meet Kunta Kinta Family & visit Slavery Museum.
  • Evening Cultural Activity at hotel. (Wedding at Hotel)

Day 5: May 16, 2021

  • Morning Activity. Community issues/Real Estate.
  • Day Trip. Poco Loco Beach Club Drumming and Dance on the Beach

Day 6: May 17, 2021

  • Morning Activity. Conference on Education and Development in the Gambia.
  • Preparing for Ritual/Naming ceremony.
  • Day Trip. The River Gambia/Fishing Village/Crocodile/Reptile Monkey
  • Evening. Community Talk (Educators/Business/Health Care Experts)

Day 7: May 18, 2021

  • Morning Activity. Conference on Leadership. Men/Women Rite Preparation.
  • Day trip. Circles of Senegambia. Spiritual systems
  • Rites of Passage/Initiation

Day 8: May 19, 2021

  • Morning Activity. Responsibility or Return.
  • Business/work in The Gambia.
  • Cultural Festival/Rites of Passage

Day 9: May 20, 2021

  • Morning Activity.
  • Day of Community Service. (Service Learning)

Day 10: May 21, 2021

  • Morning Closing.
  • Starting a Business in the Gambia/Investing in The Gambia.
  • o Day on your own

Day 11: May 22, 2021

Prepare to depart.

Hotel reservation: +220 7327777

Flight: Marshall of Hop2 Travel: +1(831)2160372, marshall.o@hop2.com, please mention Homecoming Gambia

General information: Kevin Washington +1(202)4256681, mwata@mwataspeaks.com

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