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2011 Festival Blog - Photo Galleries

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

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

Program Curators and their Teams


This year’s Smithsonian Folklife Festival brings over 280 participants and a million visitors to the National Mall. It  features daily andRead More

July 10, 2011   No Comments

Smithsonian Folkways Concert: Ayombe


On Saturday, July 9, Smithsonian Folkways recording artists Ayombe performed the lively accordion-driven music from their award-winning album ¡Ayombe! TheRead More

July 10, 2011   1 Comment

Carnival Workshop with Don Abundio y sus Traviesos


Music and dance ensemble Don Abundio y sus Traviesos, from Mompox, Colombia, entertained a capacity crowd with a Carnival workshopRead More

July 10, 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

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

Top Ten Images From Our Visitors, Day Five


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

July 8, 2011   No Comments