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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. HeRead 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