Dance Africa DC

If you are looking for unique things to do in Washington, DC this summer, Dance Africa DC is an annual festival that will inspire, entertain and enlighten your spirit. The 26th annual Dance Africa DC Festival celebrates the amazing dance and music of the African Diaspora featuring the best African dance companies in the DC metropolitan area and from throughout Africa.

You will be dazzled by the soulful dance productions of the Umkhathi Theatre Works, one of the top performing arts ensembles in Zimbabwe. Enjoy incredible dance and drumming performances by the KanKouran West African Dance Company and the DC-based Coyaba Dance Theater, with electrifying expressions of African dance, music and culture.

Dance Africa DC offers an exciting schedule of indoor and outdoor events, dance performances and activities, including master classes, dance step teams, hula hopping, balloon art, stilt-walking and music by the Greater Little Zion Church Choir. Stroll through the African Marketplace, June 2 – 3, with beautiful African arts and crafts, authentic foods and refreshments.

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