DanceAfrica 1986: The Ninth Annual Festival of African American Dance Companies

May 11, 1986

Alternate Title A Celebration of Motherhood, Dance Africa 1986, The Legacy
Production Language English
Country of Origin United States, Ghana, Senegal, Gambia, South Africa
Description The 1986 DanceAfrica festival featured two programs, titled respectively “The Legacy” and “The Celebration of Motherhood.” Both began with the customary greeting of the Griot (the narrator for the program) and the pouring of libations. Both “The Legacy” and “The Celebration of Motherhood” featured dance and music inspired by Ghanaian, Senegalese, and other African traditions.
Identifier 1986s.00392