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Nariman Asanov performs the Crimean Tatar melody "Balaklava” with accompaniment by Patrick Farrell on accordion and Lenur Mamutov on percussion at the Ukrainian Museum in Manhattan, May 10, 2017.

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Stay Home - Quédate en Casa was submitted by Fernando L García Rodas for the NYC Beatz Coronavirus Song Contest 

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Another Man Done Gone with updated lyrics in memory of George Floyd by Beareather Reddy 

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Yaad Piya Ki Aaye performed by Salamat Ali at the Midwood Public Library in Brooklyn

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Tafsut Imazighen, meaning "Berber Spring" is a dance group of young women who perform traditional Kabyle dance with touches of contemporary choreography. They are performing here for annual Yennayer celebration held at Murmrr Theater in Prospect heights, Brooklyn. Yennayer is the indigenous new year for North Africans.

 

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Esraa Warda
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The video documents the creation of a Oaxacan sand painting by Antonio Cruz Zavaleta, for Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead celebration on November 1, 2019, held at the Orleans County YMCA, Medina NY. 

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GO Art
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Porfiria Mijangos explains the elements of a traditional ofrenda for Day of the Dead in her region of Oaxaca, Mexico. Interview and footage are from the Day of the Dead celebration at Orleans YMCA, Medina, New York, November 1 2019. Members of her extended family built the large ofrenda seen here for the annual community-wide event.

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GO Art
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Elida Sanabria Aranda prepares chipa, a traditional Paraguayan snack, in preparation for a visit from the Virgen of Caacupé and the reciting of the rosary, conducted by the Comisión Virgen de Caacupé Westchester, NY.

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Arts Westchester
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Milan (Eddie Jarel Jonesx) and Mermaid Garçon walk Butch Queens in Drag at Westchester Pride's 'Art of Runway Workshop,' presented by ArtsWestchester and The LOFT: LGBT Center.

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Arts Westchester
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Dance

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The NY Ghanaian Dance & Drum Unity Ensemble performs Kete Ashanti royal court music as part of the City of Mount Vernon and ArtsWestchester's program "An Eveneing of West African Dance and Drumming." 

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Arts Westchester
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