Presented by the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Dance Africa is the largest festival of its kind in the United States. The event features work across a variety of art forms that draw inspiration from African culture and the diaspora. Guests can enjoy musical performances and art as well as attend master classes where participants can learn about African music and dance traditions. There are also film screenings, African bazaars selling authentic wares and a marketplace bringing the dynamic colors, smells and tastes of Africa to New York City. The festival celebrates cultural diversity by highlighting aspects of historical and contemporary art forms from around the world.