Smithsonian Institution
Search
Festival Blog
Free Festival App
Festival Radio
Join Our Email Mailing List
Support the Festival

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

2013 Festival Video - Special Events

Highlights from the Opening Ceremony


The 47th annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival welcomed a host of international participants. The Opening Ceremony started off with a livelyRead 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

 

2013 Rinzler Memorial Concert: The Seldom Scene


Since 1971 The Seldom Scene, a progressive bluegrass band, has been delighting fans around the world with their unique blendRead More

 

The Most Powerful Poem You Have Ever Met: Alexis Gumbs at the 2013 Folklife Festival Closing Ceremony


  Alexis Gumbs, a textile artist, political advocate, and presenter at the Will to Adorn program, reads a poem atRead More