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Essau Worosso Cultural Festival

By Essau Cultural Society
March / April (Last weekend)
Biennial and routine with Maribantang

Description

The Worosso Festival is a celebration of the first manding settlers of the Gambia River banks from the Great Mali Empire. The settlement was positioned into 7 pillars (sinkirr) of the local communities of the river banks. The festival features the night masquerades ‘Suto Kankurang’ from the 7 local communities.

Cultural Significance

A celebration of their ancestral lineage from the 7 pillars of Nuimi and re unification to showcase their common heritage.

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