6th Briks-Tone fiesta holds tomorrow


This year’s festival will be delivered under the theme, ‘Celebrating our National Heritage and Culture to Enhance Health and Development.’ Organisers say it is meant to raise funds for the Brikama Major Health Centre (BMHC), as part of ongoing efforts especially by Badinyaa to support the healthcare sector of the community. The event will be inclusive with all kinds of music including traditional music, western music such as reggae dancehall and rap and hip-hop.

Alieu Darboe, the national coordinator Badinyaa One Family Promotions, said that it is meant to raise funds for the health centre and as well uplift Gambian music and artistes to higher ground. 

“We also want to give new artistes the platform to expose their creativity to a wider audience by sharing the same stage with internationally renowned singers and DJs,” he said.


Sulayman Sanyang alias Marshal Talisman who is the chief executive officer of Badinyaa said all is set for the fiesta as it is meant to raise fund for the major health centre in Brikama.

“We are calling on all to join us in this noble cause of raising funds for our people,” said Marshal, who is also a goodwill ambassador of the Brikama Major Health Centre.

The festival will be a day and night music and cultural festival and artistes lined up for include Street Thug (ST), Pa Bobo Jobarteh and Touba Kaira Band, Jalikebba Kuyateh, Jaliba Kuyateh and Kumareh Band, OTitta cultural group, Balla Ranks, Badibunka, Phylantrophy, Idealistic, Prince Melo, Jula K, Benjahmin, Almaska, Artenola, Jalex, Naty Eazy, Nova, Nyancho and E-Nyassi. They will be backed by One tribe Sound.