Currently in the Canary Islands there are around five thousand Senegalese migrants who live here, and most say they want to return to their home country.
The Senegalese community met at Casa Africa in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to celebrate the 59thanniversary of the country’s independence.
The day began with a conference, and then gave way to activities for children and opportunities to taste typical dishes from Senegal. There were also samples of music and dance from the country, as well as theatre and fashion shows. Entrance was free.
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