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June 15, 2011

Experiencing the Festival

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival is often described as the “world’s largest cultural conversation,” and as a “museum without walls.” First time visitors don’t always know what to expect. By comparing the Festival’s workings to that of film and research, Olivia Cadaval shows us one way visitors can make a rich personal experience of the Festival.

Video produced by Charles Weber.