12 December 2012

Liberia: 'Dumboy Festival 2012' Underway in Buchanan, Grand Bassa

Authorities of Grand Bassa County in collaboration with ArcelorMittal Liberia, Coca Cola, Liberia Agricultural Company, Equitorial Palm and citizens of the County say this year's event "DUMBOY FESTIVAL 2012" will be hosted in Buchanan City on December 14, 15 and 16, 2012, with additional activities taking place in Edina City, under the theme "A New Day for Grand Bassa County".

The Dumboy Festival was created in 2008 with the intention of fostering greater unity amongst the People of Grand Bassa County, by celebrating a shared history and culture with each other and Liberian and foreign guests alike. It also intends to promote investment and development of Grand Bassa County's tourism sector along sustainable guidelines, with ensured continued protection of our environment for future generations.

The Festival has become Grand Bassa County's premier cultural, tourist and social event. Now in its fifth year, the festival is set to expand its activities as it attempts to become Liberia's only cultural and tourist event. Planned events include: a parade "A La Carnival", a Cultural Dance Exhibition Competition, a "Pen Pen" race, Funland for the kids, a musical concert, film screenings and many more activities to take place over the three day period.

Meanwhile, several dignitaries and Liberians across the country are expected to attend.

Details Created on Wednesday, 12 December 2012 08:35 Written by Our Reporter


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