Day Six: 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!

Ali Skanda works on his dhow sailboat, Lamu. Photo by Josh Weilepp, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Ali Skanda works on his dhow sailboat, Lamu. Photo by Josh Weilepp, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
A foodways demonstration in China's Five Spice Kitchen. Photo by JB Weilepp, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
A foodways demonstration in China’s Five Spice Kitchen. Photo by JB Weilepp, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Pan Yuzhen demonstrates Miao embroidery. Photo by Walter Larrimore, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Pan Yuzhen demonstrates Miao embroidery. Photo by Walter Larrimore, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Ahmed Mohamed Nongodha shows off his hand-embroided kofia hats. Photo by Michelle Arbeit, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Ahmed Mohamed Nongodha shows off his hand-embroided kofia hats. Photo by Michelle Arbeit, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Boaz Otieno Akech in The Watering Hole. Photo by Kate Mankowski, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Boaz Otieno Akech in The Watering Hole. Photo by Kate Mankowski, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Dancing on the Ngoma Stage. Photo by Kate Mankowski, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Dancing on the Ngoma Stage. Photo by Kate Mankowski, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Sun Yanling shows off an example of Bohai Mohe embroidery. Photo by Michelle Arbeit, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Sun Yanling shows off an example of Bohai Mohe embroidery. Photo by Michelle Arbeit, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Marathoners Henry Wanyoike and Joseph Kibunja lead the morning run through the National Mall. Photo by Josh Weilepp, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Marathoners Henry Wanyoike and Joseph Kibunja lead the morning run through the National Mall. Photo by Josh Weilepp, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Ha Yiqi, the kite making master. Photo by Walter Larrimore, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Ha Yiqi, the kite making master. Photo by Walter Larrimore, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Erikson Young, a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer who is deaf, shares his experiences serving deaf communities in Kenya. Photo by Hillary Cleary, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Erikson Young, a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer who is deaf, shares his experiences serving deaf communities in Kenya. Photo by Hillary Cleary, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution