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

  • Mindy

    Wow! Wish I lived in DC and could enjoy the Folklife Festival. Kenya exhibit looks awesome.

  • Christina

    Well my boyfriend just informed me that we are going on Saturday,,,I just wished that I had a nice dress with the Kenyan colors to wear,,,I will enjoy for you Mindy,,,,,

  • Hope

    Incredible representation of a diverse and rich country! Congratulations, Preston!