News and Events

National Stakeholder Forum

July 2017

Strengthening The Legal And Policy Framework For Realizing The Full Potentials Of Culture And The Cultural Industries In National Development: Towards A New Cultural Policy For The Gambia

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Bringing Oral Traditions to the Digital Age

May 2017

Theme: Oral Tradition Archives in the Digital Age: Opportunities and Challenges

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Stone Circles of the Senegambia Management Plan

May 2017

Project Brief

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NCAC - National Digital Collection Project - Sept 2016 – Mar 2018

March 2017

Call For Bursary Applications

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The Hassum Ceesay Memorial Prize for Fiction

October 2016

Title: Hassum Ceesay Memorial Prize for Fiction

Frequency: awarded once a year every January 10th

Prizes: Cash prizes will be awarded as follows: First prize: D20, 000; Second D10,000; Third D7,000

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The Juffureh-Albreda Revamp Project

October 2016

In 2012 The Gambia Tourism Board at the time headed by the current Minister of Tourism and Culture Hon. Benjamin Roberts held several meetings at Juffureh as part of efforts to have a better understanding of the challenges confronting the Kunta Kinteh Roots product. From the proceedings of these meetings, it became apparent that there was a need for a wholesale reassessment of the Roots product with a view to revamping it.

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Sensitization Workshop on Mainstreaming Culture & Creative Industries' interests into the Trade Policy of the Gambia

October 2016

The Cultural and Creative sector is wide and covers among others the visual arts, performing arts, arts fairs, heritage, film and video, television and radio, computer animation, music, publishing, design, fashion etc. Europe, the ECOWAS Region and throughout Africa, the Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) The potential for business cooperation and cultural exchanges amongst ECOWAS countries, Europe and throughout West Africa is vast and worth putting into practice.

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