FESTIVAL

Day Eleven! Top Ten Photos

On only the second Day Eleven in Folklife Festival history, we couldn’t have asked for a better way to conclude…

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Bedouin Cooking: Ahmed Al Marar’s Machboos

True to his Bedouin roots, Ahmed Al Marar loves to travel, explore the desert dunes, and…

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Day Ten: Top Ten Photos

On a bustling Sunday at the National Mall, visitors learned about the Anacostia watershed right here in DC and planted…

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An Artist’s Roots: Painting and Saving Mangroves with Zahidah Zeytoun Millie

Zahidah Zaytoun Millie leads a mangrove sketching workshop at the 2022 Folklife Festival. Photo by Sonya Pencheva, Ralph…

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Day Nine: Top Ten Photos

A blue-and-yellow macaw and other visitors flocked to the Folklife Festival on Saturday for a hot and humid day of…

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How Mountainside Montessori Nurtures “Children of the Earth”

Plus a Recipe for Pulled Pork and Root Vegetable Hash with Poached Egg and Chimichurri Photo courtesy of…

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Day Eight: Top Ten Photos

Today may have felt like 100 degrees, but that didn’t stop visitors, participants, and staff from enjoying the Folklife Festival.…

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A Guide to NASA Day at the Festival

The 2008 Festival featured space gear galore! This year’s Festival will bring NASA down to Earth. Photo by…

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A Brief History of Pearl Diving Music

Pearl singers at the 2022 Folklife Festival Photo by Aaron Crabtree, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives Pearl…

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Day Seven: Top Ten Photos

Visitors returned to the National Mall today for the start of week two of the Festival. In the morning, members…

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