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June 27, 2014

Day Three: Top Ten Festival Photos

See highlights from the Folklife Festival captured by our photography team. Join us on the National Mall to see the action for yourself, and add your own photos to our Festival Flickr group!

The Folklife Festival from the Smithsonian Castle's tower. Photo by Francisco Guerra, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Folklife Festival from the Smithsonian Castle’s tower. Photo by Francisco Guerra, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

A Flower Drum Dance workshop in People's Park. Photo by Hillary Cleary, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution

A Flower Drum Dance workshop in People’s Park. Photo by Hillary Cleary, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution

A visitor, a Maasai, and a Kenyan park ranger browse pamphlets on Kenyan wildlife. Photo by Francisco Guerra, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution

A visitor, a Maasai, and a Kenyan park ranger browse pamphlets on Kenyan wildlife. Photo by Francisco Guerra, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution

Leaders from the U.S. National Park Service and the Kenyan Wildlife Service formally instate the first Sister Park partnership. Photo by Francisco Guerra, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution

Leaders from the U.S. National Park Service and the Kenyan Wildlife Service formally instate the first Sister Park partnership. Photo by Francisco Guerra, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution

A performance by the Quanzhou Puppet Troupe. Photo by Willa Friedman, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution

A performance by the Quanzhou Puppet Troupe. Photo by Willa Friedman, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution

A dancer from the Zhejiang Wu Opera Troupe. Photo by Kate Mankowski, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution

A dancer from the Zhejiang Wu Opera Troupe. Photo by Kate Mankowski, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution

A Pokomo woman explains the thatched hut to a young visitor. Photo by Hillary Cleary, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution

A Pokomo woman explains the thatched hut to a young visitor. Photo by Hillary Cleary, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution

An artist from Guizhou Province applies wax for a batik print. Photo by Bea Ugolini, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution

An artist from Guizhou Province applies wax for a batik print. Photo by Bea Ugolini, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution

Hua'er folk singer Kong Weifang in Moonrise Pavilion. Photo by Hillary Cleary, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution

Hua’er folk singer Kong Weifang in Moonrise Pavilion. Photo by Hillary Cleary, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution

Folklife Festival director Sabrina Lynn Motley gets a henna tattoo in Kenya's Adornment Arts tent. Photo courtesy Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution

Folklife Festival director Sabrina Lynn Motley gets a henna tattoo in Kenya’s Adornment Arts tent. Photo courtesy Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution

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