Day Five: 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!

Visiting China and Kenya on America's Front Lawn. Photo by Francisco Guerra, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Visiting China and Kenya on America’s Front Lawn. Photo by Francisco Guerra, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Gargar on the Ngoma Stage. Photo by Bea Ugolini, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Gargar on the Ngoma Stage. Photo by Bea Ugolini, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Flower Drum Lantern dance at Moonrise Pavilion. Photo by Bea Ugolini, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Flower Drum Lantern dance at Moonrise Pavilion. Photo by Bea Ugolini, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Youth from the U.S. Wushu Academy perform in China's Family Style tent. Photo by Hillary Cleary, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Youth from the U.S. Wushu Academy perform in China’s Family Style tent. Photo by Hillary Cleary, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
The Ramogi Dancers from Homa Bay County kick off the Ngoma Stage. Photo by Josh Weilepp, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
The Ramogi Dancers from Homa Bay County kick off the Ngoma Stage. Photo by Josh Weilepp, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Wang Wenda demonstrates Chinese woodblock carving. Photo by Hillary Cleary, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Wang Wenda demonstrates Chinese woodblock carving. Photo by Hillary Cleary, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Pastoral Kenyan life on the National Mall. Photo by Josh Weilepp, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Pastoral Kenyan life on the National Mall. Photo by Josh Weilepp, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Luo pottery demonstration in Kenya's Clay Works tent. Photo by Benita Mayo, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Luo pottery demonstration in Kenya’s Clay Works tent. Photo by Benita Mayo, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Chai Yunlong leads a tai chi session in People's Park. Photo by Heather Caverhill, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Chai Yunlong leads a tai chi session in People’s Park. Photo by Heather Caverhill, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Dancers from Kakamega County take over The Watering Hole. Photo by Josh Weilepp, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Dancers from Kakamega County take over The Watering Hole. Photo by Josh Weilepp, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution