About The Country
Bound by the Atlantic Ocean, Mauritania, Mali, Guinea, and Guinea-Bissau, Senegal is a peaceful West African country with a mixture of many cultures and languages.
Dakar, the capital city, is an international cultural hub, home to major academic institutions, the heart of diverse artistic and musical innovations and
the center of creative political expressions.
Senegal offers many cultural and tourist attractions. It has a rich cultural heritage represented by historical sites such as Gorée Island and St. Louis, traditional
villages like Yoff, ecological landmarks like Popenguine and Toubab Dialao, and religious centers like Ndem village and Touba.
Home to Youssou Ndour and Koumba Gawlo, the country has a prolific history of musical and artistic expression.
In addition to diverse genres of music, from mbalaax to rap, the Senegalese art-scape includes painting, sculpture, and dance. Senegal offers colorful markets,
exquisite couture, and beautiful beaches side-by-side modern shopping centers and five-star resorts. Senegal is also the champion of traditional
wrestling in Africa, which dominates the sports scene in the arena and on TV in most living rooms. Dakar, the capital city, has a vibrant nightlife.
There are numerous concerts and art performances, multi-ethnic restaurants, and nightclubs tailored to different tastes.