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2013 Festival Blog - Hungarian Heritage

Photos From Our Festival Visitors: Flickr Gallery #10


On the last day of the 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, we are delighted to bring you our tenth gallery ofRead More

July 7, 2013   2 Comments

Festival Photo Daily Dozen: July 7, 2013


After ten days of extraordinary performances, workshops, and demonstrations, the 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is officially over. We are honored and inspiredRead More

July 7, 2013   4 Comments

Hungarian Recipe: Puliszka / Ground Cornmeal Porridge


Porridge made of ground corn (or, more traditionally, corn flour) has been documented in writing from as early as theRead More

July 7, 2013   No Comments

Hungarian Musical Traditions


The folk music of Hungary is one of the country’s most important expressions of national identity. However, Hungary’s music varies greatly byRead More

July 7, 2013   No Comments

Photos From Our Festival Visitors: Flickr Gallery #9


Putting together daily galleries of visitor photos of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival is always a pleasure, and this gallery isRead More

July 6, 2013   1 Comment

Festival Photo Daily Dozen: July 6, 2013


It’s 9 pm, and the musicians are still playing away at the Dance Barn of the Hungarian Heritage program. ItRead More

July 6, 2013   No Comments

A Day in the Life: Foodways Coordinator Arnie Malin


With one full day of the 2013 Folklife Festival remaining, foodways coordinator Arnie Malin took a break to talk aboutRead More

July 6, 2013   No Comments

Festival Audio: Hungarian Cimbalom (Hammered Dulcimer)


This installment of our Festival Audio series features musicians from the Heveder Folk Music Ensemble who are appearing at thisRead More

July 6, 2013   3 Comments

Hungarian Recipe: Slambuc


Cauldrons were bubbling over open fire as usual yesterday afternoon at the Hungarian Heritage program’s Cauldron Cooking area, where theRead More

July 6, 2013   No Comments

Hungarian Recipe: Paprikás Kalács / Paprika Bread


It has probably been evident to anyone who has sat in on the cooking demonstrations at this year’s Folklife FestivalRead More

July 6, 2013   3 Comments