Festivals and Events in Gambia

Festivals and Events in Gambia
Music Festival in Gambia has been taking place every year since 2005 in Kartong near Banjul. Local and international artists from western African countries and Europe actively participate in the festival. The festival incorporates both music and dance and also offer opportunities for the tourists to mix with locals and take part in workshops organised by the locals.


Public holidays in the Gambia

January 1 New Year's Day

February 18 Independence Day

March or April Good Friday

Easter Monday

May 1 Labour Day

May 25 Africa Day

July 22 Revolution Day

August 15 Assumption

December 25 Christmas Day


Islamic Ashura

 Prophet's Birthday

 Revelation of the Qur'an

 End of Ramadan

 Feast of the Sacrifice