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Artist Series- Sankofa Danzafro

The C Shaw and Nancy K Smith Artist Series presents the Afro-Colombia modern dance company, Sankofa Danzafro performing "The City of Others".  

Founded in Colombia in 1997, Sankofa Danzafro seeks to build a bridge between Afro-Colombian peoples and the African continent. The company creates poetic dance as rooted in African tradition that connect to the daily as well as the contemporary. The company was awarded the 2008 National Dance Award by the Ministry of Culture of Colombia as well as a mention from the United Nations for its "good practice of Afro-descendant social inclusion in Latin America". Sankofa Danzafro's The City of Others is a work showcasing powerful Afro-Colombia and Afro-contemporary dance with live drumming and singing.

Tickets are free for Davidson Students, $12 for Non-Davidson Students, $17 for Faculty/Staff/Seniors, and $22 for General Public. 


Knobloch Campus Center DFPH-Duke Family Performance Hall

Event Type

Entertainment (Non-Concert)


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