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June 30, 2013

Photos From Our Festival Visitors: Flickr Gallery #5

Thumbnail Day FiveHere are a few of our favorite visitor photos from day five of the 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. You can see many more beautiful images shared by our visitors by taking a look at Flickr.

Want to see your own photos featured as part of the Festival’s virtual presence? Join us on Flickr. We select a gallery of our favorites every day, and we take them to a wider audience by sharing them on our Festival blog. You can even meet your fellow photographers in person, next Saturday, July 6, at the very first Smithsonian Folklife Festival Photowalk.

Photographers selected for the final Best of the Festival Gallery will receive free Festival merchandise in acknowledgement of their contributions.

Be sure to tag your photos #2013Folklife.

Not on Flickr? Sign up for free here.

Returning to moderate the Flickr Group and select the galleries for the third year in a row is Ariel Fielding, a former Folklife Festival Fellow in Community and Online Engagement. Ariel first learned to use an SLR camera and a darkroom at the age of six, and has an enduring interest in documentary photography. She recently collaborated with photographer Michael Barker on ‘ALPHA Alternative School 1972/2012,’ an ethnographic art project based on environmental portraiture.

Comments
  • ajs33

    Could anyone tell me the names of the two women that sang at the 6 o’clock Hungarian Peacock Gala that was cut short. I really enjoyed their singing. One was cut off in the middle of singing. I enjoyed the music and was hoping someone could tell me their names. Thanks!

    • http://www.festival.si.edu Emily Bulger

      We can try to look into it for you. Just to confirm, would you mind sending us all of the information you know (day, time, stage, etc)? You can reply in this thread.

  • ajs33

    It was on Sunday (6-30) at the 6 p.m. performance on the Danubia stage. There were two ladies that sang, a couple of groups dancing, and a guy with an unusual instrument that he played that was also really good. I believe they said one of the women had placed in the Hungarian version of American Idol.