July 2: Today’s Events at the Folklife Festival


Friday, July 2


Cuentacuentos (Story Telling)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM Weaving Traditions

12:00 PM-1:00 PM Dance Traditions

1:00 PM-2:00 PM Sin Maíz No Hay Pais

2:00 PM-3:00 PM Cultural Conversations

3:00 PM-4:00 PM Tradition and Innovation Tequila and Mezcal

4:00 PM-4:45 PM Community Enterprises

4:45 PM-5:30 PM A Conversation with Alfredo Ortega

La Cocina (The Kitchen)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM Wixárika Cooking Traditions

12:00 PM-1:00 PM Morelos-style Cooking: Tamal de calabaza

1:00 PM-2:00 PM Candy-making: Dulces de Santa Cruz Acalpixca

2:00 PM-3:00 PM Téenek Cooking Traditions: Tamales

3:00 PM-4:00 PM Mayan Cooking Traditions: Tortillas

4:00 PM-4:45 PM Oaxaca-style Mole

4:45 PM-5:30 PM Xochimilco-style Cooking: Pizza Nahuatlaca

La Fonda (The Inn)

12:00 PM-1:00 PM Mariachi Tradicional Los Tíos

1:00 PM-2:00 PM Palo Volantín Ceremony

2:00 PM-3:00 PM Son de Madera Trio

3:00 PM-4:00 PM Trío Santa Quilama

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

4:45 PM-5:30 PM Son de Madera Trio

El Salón de México (The Hall of Mexico)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM Baile de Jarana from Campeche

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

1:00 PM-2:00 PM Wixárika Music and Dance

2:00 PM-3:00 PM Chinelos de Atlatlahucan

3:00 PM-4:00 PM Mariachi Tradicional Los Tíos

4:00 PM-4:45 PM Hamac Cazíim

4:45 PM-5:30 PM Grupo de Fandango de Artesa Los Quilamos


Asian Fusions

11:00 AM-11:40 AM Teaching Traditions: Chinese American Lessons

11:40 AM-12:20 PM Teaching Traditions: Bangladeshi American Lessons

12:20 PM-1:00 PM Teaching Traditions: Mongolian American Lessons

1:00 PM-1:40 PM Teaching Traditions: Indian American Lessons

1:40 PM-2:20 PM Teaching Traditions: Sri Lankan American

2:20 PM-3:00 PM Teaching Traditions: Chinese American Lessons

3:00 PM-3:40 PM Teaching Traditions: Bangladeshi American Lessons

3:40 PM-4:15 PM Teaching Traditions: Mongolian American Lessons

4:15 PM-4:55 PM Teaching Traditions: Indian American Lessons

4:55 PM-5:30 PM Teaching Traditions: Sri Lankan American

Tea House

11:00 AM-11:45 AM How to Make Chinese Dumplings

11:45 AM-12:30 PM How to Make Sri Lankan Dumplings

12:30 PM-1:15 PM How to Make Indian Snacks

1:15 PM-2:00 PM How to Make Bangladeshi Snacks

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

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

5:00 PM-5:30 PM Dessert!


11:00 AM-11:45 AM Passing on Traditions in a New Place

11:45 AM-12:30 PM The Language and Culture School

12:30 PM-1:15 PM A Conversation With an Adoptive Family

1:15 PM-2:00 PM Margin to Mainstream: APAs in D.C.-Area Universities

2:00 PM-2:45 PM Maintaining Respect After 9/11

2:45 PM-3:30 PM APA Women in Politics

3:30 PM-4:15 PM Bringing APA Healthways to the U.S

4:15 PM-5:30 PM Learning the Mongolian Language


The Commons

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

Richard Hetzler

11:45 PM-12:30 PM Working Together: Disappearing Pollinators

12:30 PM-1:15 PM My Safe & Sound: Security Workers

1:15 PM-2:00 PM Expeditions & Explorations: Cooper Hewitt, Design for the Other 90%

2:00 PM-2:45 PM Tools for the 21st Century: Animal Crate, Capture, & Transport Panel

2:45 PM-3:30 PM Research & Outreach: Cuba Research at the Smithsonian

3:30 PM-4:15 PM My Smithsonian: Directors

4:15 PM-5:00 PM Tales from the Vaults: Technology at the Smithsonian

5:00 PM-5:30PM Beyond the Mall: MCI


El Salón de México

6:30 PM-9:00 PM Los Cardencheros de Sapioriz, Chinelos de Atlatlahucan and Los Verdaderos Caporales de Apatzingán

Asian Fusions

6:00 PM-8:00 PM Dana Tai Soon Burgess & Company


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