International Roots Festival
|Country and Region||Gambia — Banjul|
|Type of Festival||Music|
|Location of Festival||Kanilai, Kololi, Banjul, and more, Gambia|
|Festival Contact Information|
International Roots Secretariat
The Roots Festival is a homecoming festival that commemorates the forced enslavement and transport of the people of The Gambia away from their homeland. The festival through its cultural, educational and cultural program seeks to bring unity to the people of The Gambia. The celebration of music is a means for working towards a brighter, happy and peaceful future through the cultural richness of the arts.
|Festival Dates||February 4 - 10, 2011|