Explore Brooklyn’s Folk and Immigrant Traditions With a Day of Performances in Prospect Park

Photo via Brooklyn Arts Council


    Fill a summer day with the sights and sounds of Brooklyn’s diverse communities with a festival in Prospect Park.

    The Brooklyn Arts Council and the Prospect Park Alliance are teaming up for their second annual Brooklyn Roots Festival on July 28. The family-friendly event celebrates the traditional arts of Brooklyn’s immigrant communities with an afternoon of free performances, workshops and interactive activities.

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    The Marvarid Uzbek Dance Show. Photo via Brooklyn Arts Council

    Artists participating in the day include Dancing Crane Company, Diwas Gurung, Folk Dance Club Kaleidoscope, Marvarid Uzbek Dance Show and Qi Tao.

    The day is the final event in the Brooklyn Arts Council’s Tracking Traditions Along the B/Q series of public programs, which focuses on communities along Brooklyn’s B and Q lines.

    The Brooklyn Roots Festival takes place on Sunday, July 28 from 12 to 7 p.m. at Lefferts Historic House in Prospect Park. For more information on the event, click here.

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