DanceAfrica 2019 (280203)
Credit: Bill Moore photo

Photos by Bill Moore and Yaw Mfoni

Danceafrica, the nation’s largest festival dedicated to African dance and music, returned for its 42nd year, now under the leadership of artistic director Abdel R. Salaam. Dance performances took place in the Opera House stage. Activities included an art exhibition; dance workshops; an array of community events; the annual FilmAfrica series; a video portal that connects festival goers to residents in downtown Kigali, Rwanda; and the DanceAfrica Bazaar. This year celebrated the dance traditions of Rwanda.