VIDEO : Senegal celebrates its cultural riches within the third Dakar Carnival

A whole lot of individuals of various Senegalese ethnic teams paraded by means of the streets of the capital within the third version of the Dakar Carnival.

The occasion celebrates Senegal’s cultural richness, and this 12 months there have been additionally parades showcasing the cultures of ethnic teams in neighboring Gambia, in addition to Nigeria and Cape Verde.

“It is not straightforward to collect so many ethnic teams in a single night time, with none animosity,” stated Elimane Mbaye, one of many carnival-goers, admired for Saturday’s calm however full of life celebration.

Later, the world well-known Senegalese singer Baaba Maal gave a live performance within the metropolis.