DanceAfrica 2022

Sat May 21, 2022
Various times
All ages
Pay what you wish

The nation’s largest festival dedicated to African dance and music returns to the stages and streets of Brooklyn for its 45th year, with five different guest companies from Brooklyn, Harlem, the Bronx, and Washington, DC, each offering a home-grown vision of traditional dances.

Saturday, May 21, is Community Day, and includes the Tribute to the Ancestors at the Weeksville Heritage Center (158 Buffalo Avenue) at 10am.

DanceAfrica 2022 Bazaar takes over Ashland Place/Lafayette Ave on Saturday, May 28, 12pm-10pm; Sunday, May 29 & Monday, May 30, 12pm-8pm, featuring more than 150 vendors from around the world, offering African, Caribbean, and African-American food, crafts, and fashion.

The DanceAfrica Family Workshop is scheduled for Monday, May 30 at 10am.

Photo of DanceAfrica Spirit Walkers, by Paul Bartlett, courtesy of BAM

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