July 5: Today's Events at the Folklife Festival

Monday, July 5MEXICOCuentacuentos (Story Telling)11:00 AM-12:00 PM Radio Bilingüe12:00 PM-1:00 PM Craft Traditions and Community Life1:00 PM-2:00 PM The History of the Chinampa2:00 PM-3:00 PM Corn Ceremonies3:00 PM-4:00 PM Family Craft Traditions4:00 PM-4:45 PM The History of Mezcal4:45 PM-5:30 PM...


Leaving the Folklife Festival with a souvenir. Photo courtesy of Brandon Springer

Monday, July 5


Cuentacuentos (Story Telling)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM Radio Bilingüe

12:00 PM-1:00 PM Craft Traditions and Community Life

1:00 PM-2:00 PM The History of the Chinampa

2:00 PM-3:00 PM Corn Ceremonies

3:00 PM-4:00 PM Family Craft Traditions

4:00 PM-4:45 PM The History of Mezcal

4:45 PM-5:30 PM Conversations with Los Verdaderos Caporales de Apatzingán

La Cocina (The Kitchen)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM Morelos-style Cooking: Mole

12:00 PM-1:00 PM Wixárika Cooking Traditions

1:00 PM-2:00 PM Oaxacan-style Chocolate

2:00 PM-3:00 PM Téenek Cooking Traditions: Tortillas con Mole

3:00 PM-4:00 PM Costa Chica-style Cooking: Pescado a la Talla

4:00 PM-4:45 PM Mayan Cooking Traditions: Tamales

4:45 PM-5:30 PM Cooking Party with Everyone

La Fonda (The Inn)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM Cardencheros de Sapioriz

12:00 PM-1:00 PM Palo Volantín Ceremony

1:00 PM-2:00 PM Trío Santa Quilama

2:00 PM-3:00 PM Son de Madera Trio

3:00 PM-4:00 PM Cardencheros de Sapioriz

4:00 PM-4:45 PM Palo Volantín Ceremony

4:45 PM-5:30 PM Mariachi Tradicional Los Tíos

El Salón de México (The Hall of Mexico)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM Grupo de Fandango de Artesa Los Quilamos

12:00 PM-1:00 PM Los Verdaderos Caporales de Apatzingán

1:00 PM-2:00 PM Hamac Cazíim

2:00 PM-3:00 PM Mariachi Tradicional Los Tíos

3:00 PM-4:00 PM Los Verdaderos Caporales de Apatzingán

4:00 PM-4:45 PM Hamac Cazíim

4:45 PM-5:30 PM Chinelos de Atlatlahucan


Asian Fusions

11:00 AM-11:45 PM Traditional Music and Dance: Cambodian American

11:45 PM-12:30 PM Traditional Music and Dance: Thai American

12:30 PM-1:15 PM Tradition and Innovation: Japanese American

1:15 PM-2:00 PM Tradition and Innovation: Pakistani American

2:00 PM-3:30 PM Traditional Music and Dance: Making Connections

3:30 PM-5:00 PM Tradition and Innovation: Making Connections

5:00 PM-5:30 PM Closing Ceremony

Tea House

11:00 AM-11:45 AM Cooking for the Thai American Community

11:45 AM-12:30 PM Cooking for the Cambodian American Community

12:30 PM-1:15 PM Cooking for the Pakistani American Community

1:15 PM-2:00 PM Cooking for the Chinese American Community

2:00 PM-3:30 PM Rice Dishes: Making Connections

3:30 PM-5:00 PM Appetizers: Making Connections

5:00 PM-5:30 PM Dessert!


11:00 AM-11:45 AM APA Immigration Stories: Asian American Literary Review

11:45 AM-12:30 PM Giving Back to Our APA Communities

12:30 PM-1:15 PM The Future of APAs

1:15 PM-2:00 PM APAs in Metro D.C.: Issues We Face

2:00 PM-2:45 PM APA's in University and Government Service

2:45 PM-3:30 PM Local Lives, Global Ties, New Technologies

3:30 PM-4:15 PM The Future of APAs

4:15 PM-5:30 PM Closing Ceremony


The Commons

11:00 AM-11:45 PM What's My Line?

11:45 PM-12:30 PM Tools for the 21st Century: Climate Change Research

12:30 PM-1:15 PM My My Smithsonian

1:15 PM-2:00 PM Beyond the Mall: TSA

2:00 PM-2:45 PM Research & Outreach: Conserving Coral Reef Biodiversity

2:45 PM-3:30 PM Expeditions & Explorations

3:30 PM-4:15 PM Working Together: PhotoCity

4:15 PM-5:00 PM Tales from the Vaults

5:00 PM-5:30PM Safe & Sound


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