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Maribantang/ Dankunku Cultural Festival

By Maribang Society
March (Last weekend)
Biennial and routine with Essau

Description

Held in Dankunku village, this two-day event is aimed at showcasing the cultural heritage of this manding settlement in Maribantang. It is a home for the most famous griots and musician Jaliba Kuyateh. The festival showcases the manding traditions of the Kankurang masquerades with cultural dancing.

Cultural Significance

To maintain and preserve its rich cultural heritage for the younger generation. The young learn the rituals, norm and values from the older generations.

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