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Dr Olugander to thrill fans at Kundang day after Tobaski

Nov 12, 2010, 12:42 PM

The people of Kundang village in the south Central River Region are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the hottest Gambia musical reggae icon, Dr Olugander, who is to stage a mega concert at the village primary school day after the Muslim feast of Tobaski, according to the information reaching the Entertainment desk from Gander Productions.

Being in the rural village for the first time courtesy of the Demo Youths, a youth organization in Kundang, but based in the Kombos is part of Dr Olugander's "Giving Back Project".

The Gambia's international reggae star is set for a Tobaski tour, in a bid to raise funds for disaster victims in the country.

The upcoming mega event is organized jointly by Gander’s Label Production in collaboration with Ebbeh-Gi, a non-profit youth organisation, based in Faji Kunda.

According to the Dr Olugander, in a brief chat with Point Entertainment, the tour will begin on 12 November 2010 at the Semega Janneh Hall in Latrikunda and will perform at Wellingara Cinema Hall on Tobaski day, and Kundang in the Central River Region, a day after Tobaski.

He revealed that he is also expected to perform in Bakadaji on 26 November and  will proceed on November 27 at the Basse Community Hall in Upper River Region.

"The main aim of the project is to support flood victims in the country and, as youths, lets keep up the faith and support one another, because scenarios like these are inevitable and what happened to others might happen to us,” the marketable Gambian musician added.

He said the proceeds from the tour will be donated to the affected disaster victims in the country, adding that anyone who can help to make the tour a success is welcomed to do so.

The Music Doctor, as he is called, also disclosed plans to release his upcoming album, which according to him was sponsored by Africell.