Day Two: 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!

Chai Yunlong leads a tai chi demonstration in People's Park. Photo by Josh Weilepp,  Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Chai Yunlong leads a tai chi demonstration in People’s Park. Photo by Josh Weilepp, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Ocean Sole's flip-flop giraffes. Photo by Francisco Guerra, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Ocean Sole’s flip-flop giraffes. Photo by Francisco Guerra, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Xingxiu Li demonstrates Qiang embroidery from Sichuan Province. Photo by Hermine Dreyfuss, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Xingxiu Li demonstrates Qiang embroidery from Sichuan Province. Photo by Hermine Dreyfuss, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
The Kenyan <em>dhow</em> sailboat makes an early-morning move. Photo by Josh Weilepp, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
The Kenyan dhow sailboat makes an early-morning move. Photo by Josh Weilepp, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Hair braiding in Kenya's Adornment Arts tent. Photo by Kate Mankowski, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Hair braiding in Kenya’s Adornment Arts tent. Photo by Kate Mankowski, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Susan Nketoria shows off bead work to a young visitor. Photo by Kate Mankowski, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Susan Nketoria shows off bead work to a young visitor. Photo by Kate Mankowski, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Abigail Washburn joins an impromptu jam in the China Textiles tent. Photo by Hermine Dreyfuss, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Abigail Washburn joins an impromptu jam in the China Textiles tent. Photo by Hermine Dreyfuss, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
A Pokomo woman works on the frame of a domed hut, built with branches shipped from Kenya. Photo by Kate Mankowski, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
A Pokomo woman works on the frame of a domed hut, built with branches shipped from Kenya. Photo by Kate Mankowski, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Master paper cutter Gao Fenglian enjoys some leftovers from the Five Spice Kitchen foodways demonstrations. Photo by Rachel Winslow, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
Master paper cutter Gao Fenglian enjoys some leftovers from the Five Spice Kitchen foodways demonstrations. Photo by Rachel Winslow, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
A Miao singer in Moonrise Pavilion. Photo by Josh Weilepp, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution
A Miao singer in Moonrise Pavilion. Photo by Josh Weilepp, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution