2012 Brufut Gambia – a rowdy procession with beautiful banners followed by a grand gathering of Mandinka, Fuller and Jola women on the playing fields with international music and food; the african food was cooked by the local lads . Then films and a huge roaring fire with marvellous dancing and singing.
2013 Ziguinchor Senegal – a joyous rowdy procession of women on feet chanting “Gegen” down the main street towards the statue of who emancipated the Senegalese from the French. We were joined by the canter -a pick up flat bed – fully kitted out with sound system and generator and proceeded to drive about picking up people, dancing in the street . We had woman up to seventy on there.
2014 Brufut Gambia – another joyous, fun rowdy procession with kids young people men women and banners round the town meeting up with marching band from Brufut secondary school and culminating in a big ole manifestation on the playing fields with a football match played by the girls. followed by an extreme dance off. and roaring fire.
2015 Brufut Gambia – we hope to up the ante with grand celebration of International Womens Day with Gamcotrap, the Gambian women and children rights organisation, doing some workshops.