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2011 Festival Blog - Peace Corps

Today’s Ten: Photos from 7/11


The Festival closed today at 5:30 p.m. We will continue to post recaps, videos, audio, photo galleries, and more informationRead More

July 11, 2011   1 Comment

Top Ten Images From Our Visitors, Day Eight


Here are the top ten photos posted on Flickr from day eight of the Festival. Keep uploading those gorgeous images toRead More

July 11, 2011   No Comments

Evening of Peruvian Music and Dance


The final World Stage evening concert on July 10 featured Peruvian music and dance. Peru Gozando, based in Falls Church,Read More

July 11, 2011   No Comments

Peace Corps Recipe #9, Pupusas


Pupusas Recipe by Claudia Menendez Claudia is the international program coordinator for Trees, Water & People (Fort Collins, Colorado), andRead More

July 11, 2011   No Comments

Today’s Ten: Photos from 7/10


Second to last day of the Festival! Here’s a selection of images from our photographers. Click on images to enlargeRead More

July 10, 2011   No Comments

The Garifuna Collective of Belize/Guatemala


The Garifuna Collective was co-founded and led by Andy Palacio (1960–2008), a musician dedicated to preserving the unique Garifuna languageRead More

July 10, 2011   No Comments

Peace Corps Recipe #8, Ackee and Saltfish


Ackee and Saltfish Recipe by Patrick Marti and Brian Wedderburn Ackee and Saltfish is the national dish of Jamaica, andRead More

July 9, 2011   1 Comment

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

Peace Corps Recipe #7, Pinol


Pinol soup Recipe by Zonia Judith Garcia de Garcia and Reyna Floridalma Alvarado de Ramirez This soup includes toasted, groundRead More

July 9, 2011   No 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