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July 5: Today’s Events at the Folklife Festival

Check out today's events at the Folklife Festival, including shepherd culture, Tuvan music and histories of style

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Ayana Mongush, a throat singer from Kyzyl in the Republic of Tuva, Russian Federation, plays an igil. She is part of Tyva Kyzy, an all-female throat singing group, a profession which was traditionally prohibited for women. Photo by Sean Quirk

Each morning of the festival, Around the Mall will publish a list of events to help you navigate the National Mall and make the most of your visit. This year’s festival features three programs: Hungarian Heritage: Roots to Revival; One World, Many Voices: Endangered Languages and Cultural Heritage; and The Will to Adorn: African American Diversity, Style and Identity. Come experience it all during these ten days of food, music, dancing, storytelling, culture and more.

 

Hungarian Heritage

Danubia Stage

11:00 AM—12:00 PM Students of the Liszt Music Academy

12:00 PM—1:00 PM Couples Dances

1:00 PM—2:00 PM Dances from Mezőség and Szék

2:00 PM—3:00 PM Fashion and Tradition: Spicy Kalocsa

3:00 PM—4:00 PM Dances from Küküllőmente

4:00 PM—5:00 PM Multiethnic Traditions in Szatmár

5:00 PM—5:30 PM Fashion and Tradition: Kalotaszeg

6:00 PM—7:00 PM Heveder, Gázsa, and Juhász Family: Music from Transylvania

7:00 PM—8:00 PM Centuries of Hungarian Dance

Heritage House

11:00 AM—11:45 AM Crafts Traditions

11:45 AM—12:30 PM Musical Traditions: Bagpipe and Flute

12:30 PM—1:15 PM Family Traditions: Kalotaszeg

1:15 PM—2:00 PM Roma Musical Heritage

2:00 PM—2:45 PM Shepherd Culture

2:45 PM—3:30 PM Cross-program: Ceremonial Traditions

3:30 PM—4:15 PM Transylvanian Village Songs

4:15 PM—5:00 PM Local Heritage: Kalocsa

5:00 PM—5:30 PM Folk Music at the Liszt Academy

Dance Barn

11:00 PM—12:00 PM Beginner Dance Instruction

12:00 PM—1:00 PM Beginner Dance Instruction

1:00 PM—2:00 PM Sing-along

2:00 PM—3:00 PM Advanced Dance Instruction

3:00 PM—4:00 PM Advanced Dance Instruction

4:00 PM—5:00 PM Beginner Dance Instruction

5:00 PM—5:30 PM Sing-along

8:00 PM—9:30 PM Dance House with all Bands

Hungarian Kitchen

11:00 PM—11:45 PM Shepherds of Karcag

11:45 PM—12:30 PM Bácska Cuisine

12:30 PM—1:15 PM Fresh from the Oven

1:15 PM—2:00 PM Shepherds of Karcag

2:00 PM—2:45 PM Bácska Cuisine

2:45 PM—3:30 PM Kalocsa Paprika

3:30 PM—4:15 PM Shepherds of Karcag

4:15 PM—5:00 PM Transylvanian Flavors

5:00 PM—5:30 PM In the Vineyard

 

One World, Many Voices

Voices of the World

11:00 AM—11:45 AM Siletz Music and Dance

11:45 AM—12:30 PM Hatun Kotama: Kichwa Music and Dance

12:30 PM—1:15 PM Kalmyk Music and Dance

1:15 PM—2:00 PM Garifuna Drumming and Dance

2:00 PM—2:45 PM Tuvan Music

2:45 PM—3:30 PM Welsh Poetry and Song

3:30 PM—4:15 PM Hawaiian Music and Dance

4:15 PM—5:00 PM Garifuna: Wanaragua Dancers

5:00 PM—5:30 PM Los Masis: Quechua Music from Bolivia

6:00 PM—7:30 PM Russian Music and Dance

Talk Story

11:00 AM—11:45 AM Revitalizing Language and Culture

11:45 AM—12:30 PM Language and Art

12:30 PM—1:15 PM Why Language Matters

1:15 PM—2:00 PM Language and Technology

2:00 PM—2:45 PM Language Stories

2:45 PM—3:30 PM Ceremonies and Celebrations

3:30 PM—4:15 PM Teaching and Learning

4:15 PM—5:00 PM Language and Identity

5:00 PM—5:30 PM Adaption and Change

Song and Story Circle

11:00 AM—11:45 AM Poetry

11:45 AM—12:30 PM Try A Language

12:30 PM—1:15 PM Ritual

1:15 PM—2:00 PM Verbal Arts

2:00 PM—2:45 PM Stories

2:45 PM—3:30 PM Dance

3:30 PM—4:15 PM Music

4:15 PM—5:00 PM Songs

5:00 PM—5:30 PM Try a Language

 

Will To Adorn: African American Diversity, Style and Identity

Rock The Runway

11:00 AM—12:00 PM Dressed for the Occasion

12:00 PM—1:00 PM On The Runway: Global Africa

1:00 PM—2:00 PM Decoding Dress

2:00 PM—3:00 PM On The Runway: Beauty Pageants

3:00 PM—4:00 PM Histories of Style

4:00 PM—5:00 PM Fashioning Identity

5:00 PM—5:30 PM Rock The Runway

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