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July 5, 2010

Korean Calligraphy, Bhangra/Ghiddha Dance, and Koto Music

Kwon Myoung-Won is a Korean American calligrapher. Kwon demonstrated his skills by creating a 150-foot-long scroll.  

Punjabi Americans and Sikhs performing Bhangra/Giddha dance which was part of presentations by Guru Gobind Singh Foundation to create awareness about Sikhs and Sikhism.

The Washington Toho Koto Society, a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C., promotes the understanding and appreciation of Japanese koto music. Recorded live at the 2010 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.