Farafina Kan literally translates to the sound of Africa. Farafina Kan is a professional West African Percussion Orchestra dedicated to maintaining the history and integrity of traditional African music. Under the tutelage of international performing arts legends, Farafina Kan seeks to sustain the work initiated by these legends through professionalism, artistry, continual learning and proactive intergenerational transmission of African culture through music and movement. Farafina Kan is a family comprised of young African-American artists reared in many of the dance companies who established the foundation for African dance in the US including but not limited to Memory of African Culture, Sankofa Dance Theatre. This performance took place on January 19, 2013 as part of the Out of Many multicultural festival of music, dance, and story.