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Senegal: View the country profile

National Celebrations

Ministry of Environment, Protection of Nature, Water Reservoirs and Artificial Lakes

The Guissé Brothers
World-renown artists, the Guissé Brothers, join the celebrations of the International Year of Biodiversity. The festival will take place 4-6 June 2010 in the Hann park and various locations around Dakar, Senegal. Read more (PDF in French), Flyer (French), the event on Facebook.

This year, the Guissé Brothers are also planning to compose a Hymn to Biodiversity!

Dates and VenueEvent
4 - 6 June 2010
Folk Music Festival & Environment 4th edition - The Guissé Brothers