Contact

The best way to contact us is over the phone!

Omar “Bongo” Bangoura: 00220 7839217
Mohamed “Pelletu” Sylla: 00220 7143024

 

Otherwise you can send us an e-mail or leave a comment here on our website and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Do keep in mind that the internet in The Gambia is slow and we don’t have possibilities to use the internet very often, which is why we recommend you to contact us over the phone.

About the website: e-mail Livia

If you are planning a trip to the Gambia, or if you are already here, you are very welcome to come by our compound. You can ask anyone in Manjai Kunda for Tamala, the Guinean Cultural Troup and they will guide you here, or you can find your way here yourselves by using this map:

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  1. Kody Allen

    Hi my name is Kody and i live in the US..i watched your video of Bajarh,, and i loved it i wanted to know what ethnic group and region it comes from and also if it is used for a celebration or what is it used for
    Thank you

    • Hi Kody! Glad you liked the video, and thanks for your interest in the history of the rhythm. While we are waiting for real answers from the members of the group I can tell you what we were told while learning the rhythm. It is a very old traditional rhythm from the people of the forest. I am guessing we are talking about the Baga people, that originate from the forest regions, though they are now mainly in coastal areas. The rhythm is somewhat close to the family of tiriba.
      This particular dance is taught to Fiston (our teacher) by his family as a mix of traditional and ballet style.
      Will let you know more when i get the answers.
      /Livia

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