Sankofa Kuumba in Burying Ground

Sankofa Kuumba, a Hartford-based group teaching and performing traditional African arts and culture, performed in the Ancient Burying Grounds in downtown Hartford Wednesday afternoon as part of Center Church Hartford’s 2013 summer concert series.

Melissa Craig of Hartford, left, and Robert Byrd of New Haven, performed an African dance among the ancient gravestones during their performance. More than two dozen attended the interactive performance.

Melissa Craig of Hartford, left, and Robert Byrd of New Haven, performed an African dance among the ancient gravestones during their performance. More than two dozen attended the interactive performance.

Using traditional African fabric as the bar, Ginny Allen of West Hartford performed the limbo the best she could during a program at the Ancient Burying Ground. At right is Zean Gassmann of Canton.

Using traditional African fabric as the bar, Ginny Allen of West Hartford performed the limbo the best she could during a program at the Ancient Burying Ground. At right is Zean Gassmann of Canton.

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