Alternate Title Dance Africa 2015: Brazilian rhythms. African roots.
Country of Origin United States, Brazil
Description The nation's largest festival dedicated to African dance returns for its 38th year, bringing together performance, art, film, and an array of community events for an exhilarating celebration of culture from Africa and its diaspora.
This year's edition celebrates Brazil, tracing the transatlantic roots of the country's vibrant music and dance traditions. Headlined by Afro-Brazilian dance troupe Balé Folclórico da Bahia, 2015 marks the last year that Baba Chuck Davis will lead the festival as Artistic Director.
Catch Balé Folclórico da Bahia and select New York dance troupes in the annual Memorial Day weekend performances. And don't miss the one-and-only outdoor bazaar, FilmAfrica, and many other events. Ago! Amee!