THE SIGNIFICANCE AND ASSOCIATED CEREMONIES
The kurukupaa is accompanied by girls singing, dancing and clapping. The mask is customarily given gifts of money and food during the performance.
Everybody enjoys a good picture. For us, photos are the window to the world. Many people haven’t been to the Gambia yet, many are hoping to come back soon, and pictures are the one thing that can make you feel closer to our beloved country.
The word NAWETTAN is a Wolof language meaning (Seasonal tournament). It is the biggest footballing jamboree staged in The Gambia each year during the rainy season. This football carnival is the liveliest, most crowded, and most interesting tournament one will witness in The Gambia. It brings together villages, towns, districts, and regions to compete for the glory. It is organized annually by the Gambia Football Federation with sponsorship from private companies.