NEW YORK (WLNY) – A Memorial Day weekend tradition, DanceAfrica returns for the 36th year with dance, music, art, film, and community events-and featuring the beloved DanceAfrica outdoor bazaar.

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BAM’s longest running performance series, DanceAfrica was founded by Chuck Davis in 1977 and is the nation’s largest festival dedicated to African dance.

TV 10-55’s Alex Denis chatted with Davis and caught a special performance by the talented dancers.

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