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Brooklyn Roots Festival 2019

Sunday, July 28th | 12-7 pm




12 pm - 7 pm

Join BAC and the Prospect Park Alliance for our second annual Brooklyn Roots Festival, celebrating Brooklyn’s traditional artists and immigrant communities through a daylong schedule of performances, workshops, interactive family activities, and more. In collaboration with Russian, Ukrainian, Crimean, Chinese, Mongolian, Georgian, Haitian, Belarusian, Tajik, Uzbek, Azerbaijaini, and Pakistani cultural communities, this free event serves as the culminating program of BAC’s Tracking Traditions Along the B/Q series. Join us in celebrating cultural and artistic traditions from communities along Brooklyn’s B and Q train lines!

Participating artists include:

  • Andy Statman
  • Aziz Peerzada
  • Chinese Theatre Works
  • Dancing Crane Company
  • Diwas Gurung
  • Folk Dance Club Kaleidoscope
  • Haitian Ogun Gran Bwa & Fanmi Asoto
  • Marie "Lily" Cerat
  • Marvarid Uzbek Dance Group
  • Mongol Heritage Foundation
  • Qi Tao
  • Ukrainian Village Voices
  • Valentina Kvasova & The Russian Social Singing Club 

Programmatic partners include:

Festival translation and captioning services made possible by the Theatre Development Fund. 

Brooklyn Arts Council events and programs are made possible, in part, through public funds from: National Endowment for the Arts; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the New York City Council, and Humanities New York.