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Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Programs in Alphabetical Order

1986
20th Anniversary Music
1974
African Diaspora
1975
African Diaspora
1976
African Diaspora
1997
African Immigrant Folklife
1984
Alaska
2006
Alberta
1988
American Folklore Society Centennial
1989
American Indian Access to Resources
1993
American Social Dance
1996
American South (see also Mississippi; Mississippi Delta)
1980
American Talkers
1981
American Tent Show
2003
Appalachia: Heritage and Harmony
1970
Arkansas
1994
Bahamas (The)
2006
Been in the Storm So Long: New Orleans Evening Concert Series
2001
Bermuda Connections
2008
Bhutan: Land of the Thunder Dragon
1984
Black Urban Expressive Culture from Philadelphia
1995
Cape Verdean Connection
1989
Caribbean (The)
2006
Carriers of Culture: Living Native Basket Traditions
1992
Changing Soundscape in Indian Country (see also Heartbeat; Native Americans)
2006
Chicago (Nuestra Música: Latino Chicago)
1979
Children's Program
1981
Children's Program
1982
Children's Program (see also Kids' Stuff)
1968
City-Country
1967
Crafts
1985
Cultural Conservation
1986
Cultural Conservation
1987
Cultural Conservation: Language
1994
Culture and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
1995
Czech Republic: Tradition and Transformation
2000
El Río (see also Rio Grande; U.S.-Mexico Borderlands)
1977
Energy and Community
1978
Energy and Community
1979
Energy and Community
1980
Energy and Community
1981
Energy and Community
1978
Ethnic Community
1991
Family Farming in the Heartland
1974
Family Folklore
1975
Family Folklore
1976
Family Folklore
1988
Festival Music Stage
1979
Folklore in Your Community
1981
Folklore of the Deaf
1998
Folkways 50th
1983
France (see also France and French-speaking North Americans
2005
Food Culture USA (see also Traditional Foodways)
1989
France and French-speaking North Americans (see also France)
1984
Grand Generation: Folklore and Aging
2004
Haiti: Freedom and Creativity from the Mountains to the Sea
1989
1995
Heartbeat: Voices of First Nations Women (see also Changing Soundscape in Indian Country; Native Americans)
1985
India (Mela! An Indian Fair)
1991
Indonesia: Forest, Field, and Sea
1996
Iowa: Community Style
1986
Japan
1973
Kentucky
1993
Kids' Stuff (see also Children's Program)
1982
Korea
1971
Labor
1972
Labor (see also Working Americans)
1991
Land and Power
1985
Louisiana
1968
Lummi Indians
2003
Mali: From Timbuktu to Washington
1972
Maryland
1988
Massachusetts (Ingenuity and Tradition: The Common Wealth of Massachusetts)
2001
Masters of the Building Arts
1994
Masters of Tradition: National Heritage Awardees (see also NEA: National Heritage Awards)
1979
Medicine Show
1993
Metro Music
1979
Metropolitan Washington (see also Metro Music;Washington, D.C.)
1978
Mexican Community
2010
1987
Michigan
1988
Migration to Washington, D.C.
1974
Mississippi (see also American South; Mississippi)
1997
Mississippi Delta (see also American South; Mississippi)
1993
Music in Metropolitan Washington, D.C.
1988
Music of the Soviet Union
1987
Music of Washington
1990
Musics of Struggle
1977
Nation of Nations
1978
Native American Community
1974
Native Americans
1975
Native Americans
1976
Native Americans
1977
Native Americans
1981
Native Americans (see also Changing Soundscape in Indian Country; Heartbeat: Voices of First Nations Women; Carriers of Culture)
2006
Native Basketry (Carriers of Culture: Living Native Basket Traditions)
1981
NEA: The Arts Endowment Folk Arts Program
1982
NEA: National Heritage Awards
1983
NEA: National Heritage Awards (see also Masters of Tradition: National Heritage Awardees)
1999
New Hampshire (Celebrating New Hampshire's Stories)
1983
New Jersey
1992
New Mexico
2006
New Orleans (Been in the Storm So Long)
2001
New York City at the Smithsonian
2007
Northern Ireland at the Smithsonian
1973
Northern Plains Indians
1971
Northwest Coast Indians (see also Native Americans)
2006
Nuestra Música: Latino Chicago
2004
Nuestra Música: Music in Latino Culture
2005
Nuestra Música: Music in Latino Culture
1978
Occupational Community
1983
Occupational Culture: Flight (see also Working Americans)
1971
Ohio
1981
Ojibwa Indians (see also Native Americans)
1982
Oklahoma
1973
Old Ways in the New World
1974
Old Ways in the New World
1975
Old Ways in the New World
1976
Old Ways in the New World
1980
Old Ways in the New World
1981
Old Ways in the New World
2005
Oman: Desert, Oasis, and Sea
1969
Pennsylvania
1967
Performances: American fife & drum groups, brass band, string bands, gospel, shouts, jubilees, spirituals, Puerto Rican music, New Orleans jazz, Cajun music, ballads, Mesquakie Indian music, blues, country music, polka music, cowboy songs, clogging, Scottish, Russian, Irish dancers, Chinese New Year's Pantomime, King Island Eskimo dancers, dance of Galicia
1998
Philippines (Pahiyas: A Philippine Harvest)
1975
Regional America
1976
Regional America
1981
Regional America
1978
Regional Community: Chesapeake Bay, Smith Island (see also Water Ways)
1995
Rinzler Concert
1996
Rinzler Concert: Appalachian Musical Traditions
1997
Rinzler Concert: Old-Time Music and Dance
1998
Rinzler Concert: Yiddish Music
1999
Rinzler Concert: Traditional Music for the Wedding
2000
Rinzler Concert: Singer/Songwriter Peggy Seeger
2001
Rinzler Concert: Songs of Struggle
2002
Rinzler Concert: Music from Bangladesh, Turkey, and India
2003
Rinzler Concert: Songs by the Carter Family
2004
Rinzler Concert: Gospel Traditions from Maryland and Virginia
2005
Rinzler Concert: Native American Christian Music
1998
Rio Grande/Río Bravo Basin (see also El Río; U.S.-Mexico Borderlands)
1999
Romania (Gateways to Romania)
1991
Roots of Rhythm and Blues: The Robert Johnson Era
2007
Roots of Virginia Culture
1995
Russian Roots/American Branches: Music in Two Worlds
1997
Sacred Sounds
2003
Scotland at the Smithsonian
1990
Senegal
2010
Smithsonian Inside Out (see also Working at the Smithsonian)
1999
South Africa: Creating the Economic Renaissance of the Rainbow Nation
1970
Southern Plains Indians (see also Native Americans)
1972
Southwest Indians (see also Native Americans)
1988
Soviet Union (Music from the Peoples of the Soviet Union)
1986
Tennessee
1968
Texas
2008
Texas: A Celebration of Music, Food, and Wine
1994
Thailand: Household, Temple Fair & Court
1984
Traditional Foodways (see also Food Culture USA)
1986
Trial Lawyers
1990
U.S. Virgin Islands
1993
U.S.-Mexico Borderlands (see also El Río; Rio Grande)
1977
Virginia
2000
Washington, D.C.: It's Our Home (see also Metro Music; Metropolitan Washington)
1998
Wisconsin
1992
Workers at the White House
1973
Working Americans
1974
Working Americans
1975
Working Americans
1976
Working Americans
1977
Working Americans
1996
Working at the Smithsonian (see also Smithsonian Inside Out)