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June 21, 2014

Introducing Kenya at the Folklife Festival

The 2014 Smithsonian Folklife Festival celebrates the Republic of Kenya fifty years after its independence. Preston Scott, curator for¬†Kenya: Mambo Poa, explains the program in the context of the region’s prehistoric significance and the young nation’s cultural¬†complexity. Learn about the themes of the program and the types of crafts, foods, and music visitors can enjoy this year on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Editing: Charles Weber, Max Lenik, Nicholas Mangialardi