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Festival Promotes Unity, Diversity of African Cultures

Shortly after entering the gymnasium of the William Ramsay Recreation Center in Alexandria, Virginia, on Saturday, Amanuel Belaye, an Alexandria resident of Ethiopian descent, and his friends clapped and cheered a quintet dressed in traditional garb as they danced to the tunes of his native country and mesmerized audience members, many of whom tapped their feet and recorded the performance.