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2011 Festival Blog - Colombia

Colombia Recipe #8, Pan de Bono


Pan de Bono Recipe by Jaime Otero Llanos 1 lb yuca starch 1.5 lb dry cheese (queso duro) 1/2 lbRead More

July 9, 2011   1 Comment

Colombia Recipe #7, Pan de Yuca


Pan de Yuca Recipe by Jaime Otero Llanos This yuca bread is commonly enjoyed with coffee. 1 lb yuca starchRead More

July 9, 2011   No Comments

Today’s Ten: Photos from 7/9


Sunshine and big crowds today. Here are some highlights from our photographers. Only two more days left to come checkRead More

July 9, 2011   1 Comment

Afro-Colombian Hair Braiding


Ziomara Asprilla García is a hair braider and stylist from the Pacific Tropical Rainforest region of Colombia. She is demonstratingRead More

July 9, 2011   1 Comment

Festival Audio – Don Abundio y sus Traviesos


This installment of Festival Audio features a live performance by the Colombian ensemble Don Abundio y sus Traviesos. For moreRead More

July 9, 2011   No Comments

Bandola demonstration by Félix Chaparro Rivas


Félix Chaparro Rivas of Grupo Cabrestero demonstrated the bandola during a narrative session in the Colombia program, “Bandolas Across Traditions.” VideoRead More

July 8, 2011   No Comments

Cimarrón Performance at Festival


Cimarrón, of the llanos plains region of Colombia, are masters of the joropo llanero genre. Here, these Grammy-nominated musicians performRead More

July 8, 2011   7 Comments

Today’s Ten: Photos from 7/8


Heavy rain started coming down on the National Mall at about 4:00 p.m., closing the Festival down for the day.Read More

July 8, 2011   3 Comments

Top Ten Images From Our Visitors, Day Seven


Here are the top ten photos posted on Flickr from day seven of the Festival. Keep uploading those gorgeous imagesRead More

July 8, 2011   No Comments

Top Ten Images From Our Visitors, Day Six


Here are the top ten photos posted on Flickr from day six of the Festival. Keep uploading those gorgeous imagesRead More

July 8, 2011   No Comments