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2013 Festival Blog - Hungarian Heritage

Photos From Our Festival Visitors: Flickr Gallery #8


Have you ever wanted to meet a Folklife Festival photographer? On the closing weekend of the Festival you’ll have aRead More

July 5, 2013   No Comments

Festival Photo Daily Dozen: July 5, 2013


It’s Friday—the end of the work week! There are only two remaining days of the Festival. We enjoyed sunnier, drierRead More

July 5, 2013   No Comments

Parno Graszt: the musical soul of the Roma tradition


József Oláh, member of the Roma music ensemble Parno Graszt, laughed heartily when I asked him the meaning of theRead More

July 5, 2013   No Comments

Photos From Our Festival Visitors: Flickr Gallery #7


On the end of day seven of the 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, we are happy to be able to shareRead More

July 4, 2013   No Comments

Festival Photo Daily Dozen: July 4, 2013


Happy Fourth of July! We enjoyed a great, lively day of big crowds, fabulous performances, and blue sky.  Click onRead More

July 4, 2013   No Comments

A Day in the Life: Festival Warehouse Coordinator Jason Morris


Today’s “Day in the Life” features Jason Morris, the Warehouse Coordinator for the Folklife Festival. This is Jason’s third yearRead More

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Töltött Káposzta / Stuffed Cabbage Rolls


Stuffed cabbage rolls are truly iconic dish, representative of the Szék region of Romania. These are often prepared and servedRead More

July 4, 2013   No Comments

Streakers, Strollers and Students: What Kind of Festival Visitor Are You?


Museum visitors are often classified by evaluators as “streakers, strollers, and students,” terms apparently coined by Australian museum administrator GeorgeRead More

July 4, 2013   2 Comments

Festival Audio: Local Music from Szék (Transylvania)


Szék is a town in central Transylvania, Romania, with a large ethnic Hungarian population. It has played an important roleRead More

July 4, 2013   2 Comments

Festival Photo Daily Dozen: July 3, 2013


We kicked off the second week of the Festival after a two-day break. We bade fond farewell to several participants, andRead More

July 3, 2013   No Comments