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2011 Festival Blog - Photo Galleries

Reflections on the Colombia Program of the 2011 Smithsonian Folklife Festival/Reflexiones sobre el programa de Colombia del 2011 Smithsonian Folklife Festival


The Colombia program for the 2011 Smithsonian Folklife Festival was an incredible and dynamic success. By dividing the country intoRead More

August 5, 2011   1 Comment

Our Favorite 2011 Festival Flickr Images


After much deliberation, we’ve chosen seven of our favorite Flickr images of the 2011 Smithsonian Folklife Festival: one each fromRead More

August 4, 2011   No Comments

Mi experiencia como presentadora del programa de Colombia/My Experience as a Colombia Program Presenter


Debo reconocer que el Festival del Smithsonian me dejó profundamente conmovida y asombrada. Cuando se hablaba de exposiciones de humanosRead More

August 2, 2011   2 Comments

Festival Endnotes


The constant sounds of music have ceased, and the aroma of cooking food no longer wafts over the National Mall.Read More

July 22, 2011   1 Comment

Top Ten Images From Our Visitors, Day Ten


Here are the top ten photos posted on Flickr from day ten of the Festival. While the 2011 Festival isRead More

July 14, 2011   No Comments

Top Ten Images From Our Visitors, Day Nine


Here are theof the Festival. While the 2011 Festival is now over, we hope you’ll keep  uploading those gorgeous imagesRead More

July 14, 2011   No Comments

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

Gettin’ Church with Gamble and Huff


A crowd of the faithful gathered last night at the 2011 Smithsonian Folklife Festival’s Motor City Stage, for “An EveningRead More

July 11, 2011   1 Comment

North-South Dialogue at Colombia Program


Participants in the Colombia program included ritual leaders, musicians, weavers, potters, carvers, and other skilled tradition bearers from the AmazonianRead More

July 11, 2011   1 Comment