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2013 Festival Video - One World, Many Voices

Hula: Preserving Native Hawaiian Language and Culture

UNUKUPUKUPU is the name of the rigorous hula curricula of Dr. Taupōuri Tangarō at Hawai‘i Community College, University of Hawai‘iRead More


Meredydd Evans: The Power of the Welsh Language and Cultural Identity

Meredydd Evans, professor of philosophy, writer, and performer has long been an advocate for the Welsh language. In this 2008Read More


Singing Tradition: Welsh Plygain Carol

We are looking forward to welcoming several Welsh artists as part of the upcoming One World Many Languages: Endangered LanguagesRead More


“One World, Many Voices” Program Introduction

Curators K. David Harrison and Marjorie Hunt introduce the One World, Many Voices: Endangered Languages and Cultural Heritage Festival program.Read More


Alfred “Bud” Lane III, Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians

Alfred “Bud” Lane III, of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, is a language and traditional arts instructor. He teachesRead More


Performing the Kalmyk epic tale Jangar

The Kalmyks are the only indigenous Buddhist people in Europe. They speak an endangered Mongolic language and possess a highlyRead More


Demonstration of Tuvan instruments and throat singing

The Republic of Tuva, in Russia’s southern Siberian steppes, presents a rich mosaic of unique vocal and instrumental music. MusiciansRead More


¡Kashnami Kawsanchik! [This is how we live!]

Prior to my first trip to Ecuador in 2010, I spent my teenage summers combing through stacks of CDs soldRead More


An-Sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble

The An-Sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble performed on the “Voices of the World Stage” at the 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. EditedRead More


Welsh poet and broadcaster Ifor ap Glyn

Ifor ap Glyn, Welsh poet and broadcaster, came to the 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival to talk with audiences about theRead More