Smithsonian Folklife Festival Sponsors
Produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Co-sponsored by the National Park Service
The Festival is supported by federally appropriated funds; Smithsonian trust funds; contributions from governments, businesses, foundations, and individuals; in-kind assistance; and food, recording, and craft sales.
General Festival support is provided by:
2013 Smithsonian Festival Sponsorship is provided by:
Hungarian Heritage: Roots to Revival
This program is produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage in partnership with the Balassi Institute, Budapest. Major support is provided by the Hungary Initiative Foundation and National Cultural Endowment of Hungary. Additional support is provided by the Hungarian American Coalition, American Hungarian Federation, Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Embassy of Hungary in Washington, D.C., Center for Humanities of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Ferenc Liszt University of Music, Hungarian National Tourist Office, William Penn Association, Hungarian American Cultural Association, City Council of Karcag, Hungarian Communion of Friends, and Tisza Ensemble Washington.
One World, Many Voices
The One World, Many Voices Festival program is produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage in collaboration with UNESCO, the National Geographic Society’s Enduring Voices Project, and the Smithsonian’s Recovering Voices Initiative.
Major support for this program is provided by the Dr. Frederik Paulsen Foundation; Microsoft Local Language Program; the Embassy of Colombia in Washington, D.C.; the Ministry of Culture of Colombia, and the Caro y Cuervo Institute; the U.S. State Department Fund for Innovation in Public Diplomacy and the United States Embassy in Bolivia; the Inter-American Foundation; and the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority, the University of Hawai‘i System, and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs.
Additional support is provided by the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian; the Smithsonian Recovering Voices Initiative; the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center, the Christensen Fund and the International Institute of Education; the Dirección de Salvaguarda del Patrimonio Cultural del Gobierno de Oaxaca and the Mexican Cultural Institute of Washington, D.C.; the Welsh Government/Llywodraeth Cymru; the Smithsonian Institution Consortium for World Cultures and the Consortium for Understanding the American Experience; the Ministry of Cultures of Bolivia; Certified Languages International; Diplomatic Language Services; CETRA Language Solutions; Mango Languages; the Nina & Ivan Selin Family Foundation; the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) the Linguistic Society of America; the Center for Traditional Music and Dance; Joint National Committee for Languages - National Council for Language and International Studies; the Smithsonian Latino Center, as part of its focus on the peoples and cultures of Central America and its U.S. diaspora; and the Comisión Nacional para el Desarrollo de los Pueblos Indígenas.
In-Kind Epson, and Esri
Organizations Esri, Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages, Microsoft Local Language Program
The Will To Adorn
The program is supported by Smithsonian Institution funds from the Youth Access Grants Program , the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and other Smithsonian fund sources. It is also supported by AARP. Major in-kind support is from the Smithsonian Office of Mobile Technology, the National Museum of the American Indian, the National Museum of African Art, the Center for Aesthetic Modernism, Spelman College, Clark Atlanta University, Bowie State University, Frank McClarin High School, University of the District of Columbia, University of Michigan, University of California—Los Angeles, Michigan State University, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, America’s Islamic Heritage Museum, and Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center. Research for the program is funded by the Craft Research Fund, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, Smithsonian Scholarly Studies, Smithsonian Institution Consortium for Understanding the American Experience and the
Consortium for World Cultures, and the Virgin Islands Council on the Arts.