Day Ten: Top Ten Festival Photos

The closing day of the 2014 Folklife Festival began with an all-participant photo on the steps of the National Museum of Natural History and ended with a blowout party of the hotel—but we won’t share photos of that! Want to relive the experience with us? Add your photos to our Festival Flickr group!

2014 Smithsonian Folklife Festival participants from China and Kenya. Photo by Walter Larrimore, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
2014 Smithsonian Folklife Festival participants from China and Kenya. Photo by Walter Larrimore, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Trying out tai chi ball in People's Park. Photo by Bea Ugolini, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Trying out tai chi ball in People’s Park. Photo by Bea Ugolini, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Dragon dancing in the Family Style activities tent. Photo by Josh Weilepp, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Dragon dancing in the Family Style activities tent. Photo by Josh Weilepp, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Participants from Lamu held a ritual ceremony to mark the completed restoration of the dhow sailboat. Photo by Walter Larrimore, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Participants from Lamu held a ritual ceremony to mark the completed restoration of the dhow sailboat. Photo by Walter Larrimore, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
A Zamaleo storytelling workshop at Karibuni. Photo by Heather Caverhill, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
A Zamaleo storytelling workshop at Karibuni. Photo by Heather Caverhill, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
During a cross-program cooking demonstration on dumplings, Chinese chefs taught Kenyan chefs to make wontons, and Kenyan chefs taught Chinese chefs to make samosas. Photo by Kate Mankowski, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
During a cross-program cooking demonstration on dumplings, Chinese chefs taught Kenyan chefs to make wontons, and Kenyan chefs taught Chinese chefs to make samosas. Photo by Kate Mankowski, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
China program intern Coby Friedman masters the shuttlecock game. Photo by Kate Mankowski, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
China program intern Coby Friedman masters the shuttlecock game. Photo by Kate Mankowski, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Miao on the Mall. Photo by Heather Caverhill, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Miao on the Mall. Photo by Heather Caverhill, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Working with clay from Kenya. Photo by Heather Caverhill, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Working with clay from Kenya. Photo by Heather Caverhill, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Isaac Kibe puts finishing touches on the Kitengela glass hut. Photo by Walter Larrimore, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Isaac Kibe puts finishing touches on the Kitengela glass hut. Photo by Walter Larrimore, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution

  • Judith Levine

    Thank you for the wonderful photo of our Kenyan cook Fatma Busaidy during her joint presntation with the Chinese chef. She was such a delight to work with , as were all of our four Kenyan cooks.