Bantu tribe was conceptualized and forned by husband and wife tandem, July and Carlene Gomez on July 2003, and had its first performance in 2004.
The tribe got its name from a place in Africa which has been abundant of crops such as banana and has its people believing spirits found in stones.
The tribe manager is July Gomez, choreographer Jury Infante, musical director Denden Gomez, and costume designer Lenlen Calino. The tribe is based at Bgy Quintin Salas and Alta Tierra Village in Jaro.
The tribe has 48 warriors, 13 back-up dancers, 30 drummers, and 15 support staff.
Here are the photos of Tribu Bantu’s entry to the Ati Tribe Competition of Dinagyang 2012: