President Jammeh and the tour party depart Banjul at the start of a 19-day nationwide tour. The President received a warm welcome in Barra and later held a well attended meeting in Farafenni, Monday 16th May 2016. View slide show
Official Opening Ceremony at Arch 22 in Banjul
Roots Pilgrimage to Albreda/Juffureh – Kunta Kinteh Island
The Photo gallery of the 12th Edition of the International Roots Homecoming Festival starts from the “Futampaf” (traditional Jola initiation rites to manhood) presided over by President Jammeh in Kanilai, the official opening ceremony presided over by Vice President Njie-Saidy at the Arch 22 in Banjul and the Pilgrimage to Albreda, Juffureh (ancestral home of Kunta Kinteh).