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2011 Festival Blog - Peace Corps

Peace Corps Recipe #4, Khinkali


Khinkali, recipe by Lili Useinashvili (Tbilisi, Georgia) A pork dumpling, Khinkali is one of the most representative dishes of Georgia. StrongRead More

July 4, 2011   1 Comment

Today’s Ten: Photos from 7/3


Festival photographs from Sunday, July 3, 2011 Click on images to enlarge and see captions.

July 4, 2011   1 Comment

Festival Audio – Garifuna Collective featuring Umalali


One of this Festival’s musical highlights is the Central American ensemble Garifuna Collective featuring Umalali. They are performing as partRead More

July 3, 2011   1 Comment

Highlights from the Festival’s Opening Ceremony


Highlights from the opening ceremony for the 2011 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Video edited by Michael Headley.

July 3, 2011   No Comments

Beautiful Images from Day 1 of the Folklife Festival


The Smithsonian Folklife Festival attracts many talented photographers every year. For the first time, we are choosing our favorite photosRead More

July 3, 2011   No Comments

Peace Corps Recipe #3, Joloff Rice


Joloff Rice (Djolof Rice) Recipe by Gladys Sala Petey (Damongo, Ghana) Oil for frying Chicken thighs, legs One onion, finelyRead More

July 3, 2011   No Comments

Today’s Ten: Photos From 7/2


The artists performed and demonstrated for enthusiastic audiences on this third day of the Festival. Here is a selection ofRead More

July 2, 2011   No Comments

Peace Corps Recipe #2, Lu Moa


Lu Moa (Baked Coconut Chicken) Recipe by Mele Vaikeli (Nuku’alofa, Tonga) A Tongan dish traditionally cooked in an underground ovenRead More

July 2, 2011   No Comments

Related Program at the Textile Museum


Interested in more information on weaving, artisan business development, and the Peace Corps? Check out this upcoming program at theRead More

July 2, 2011   No Comments

Today’s Ten: Photos from 7/1


A glimpse of the Festival on July 1 through the lenses of some of the Smithsonian staff and volunteer photographers.

July 1, 2011   1 Comment