July 3: Today’s Events at the Folklife Festival

Check out today’s events at the Folklife Festival, including African-inspired fashion, Bácska cuisine and folk-jazz with Dresch and Lukács

A priestess of Osun
A priestess of Osun in the Yoruba tradition shops at the Dance Africa Festival and Bazaar in New York City. Her natural hair is combined with synthetics to produce her style. Photo by Jade Banks

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 Parno Graszt: Roma Music

12:00 PM—1:00 PM Heveder: Transylvanian Melodies

1:00 PM—2:00 PM Verbunk and Csárdás Dances

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

3:00 PM—4:00 PM Dances from Gyimes

4:00 PM—5:00 PM Folk-Jazz with Dresch and Lukács

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

6:00 PM—7:00 PM Bob Cohen with Szalonna and His Band: Hungarian Jewish Tunes

7:00 PM—8:00 PM Hungarian Village Dances

Heritage House

11:00 AM—11:45 AM Crafts Traditions

11:45 AM—12:30 PM Musical Traditions: Cimbalom (Hammered Dulcimer)

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

1:15 PM—2:00 PM Musical Traditions

2:00 PM—2:45 PM Language, Culture and Identity

2:45 PM—3:30 PM Dance Traditions: Lads’ Dances

3:30 PM—4:15 PM Local Heritage: Kalocsa

4:15 PM—5:00 PM Language, Culture and Identity

5:00 PM—5:30 PM Crafts Traditions

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 Heveder, Gázsa, and Juhász Family

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 From the Farmers Market

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 Los Masis: Quechua Music from Bolivia

11:45 AM—12:30 PM Hawaiian Music and Dance

12:30 PM—1:15 PM Garifuna: Wanaragua Dancers

1:15 PM—2:00 PM Kalmyk Music and Dance

2:00 PM—2:45 PM Hatun Kotama: Kichwa Music and Dance

2:45 PM—3:30 PM Welsh Poetry and Song

3:30 PM—4:15 PM Los Masis: Quechua Music from Bolivia

4:15 PM—5:00 PM Siletz Music and Dance

5:00 PM—5:30 PM Tuvan Music

6:00 PM—7:30 PM Garifuna

Talk Story

11:00 AM—11:45 AM Words and Worldview

11:45 AM—12:30 PM Language Stories

12:30 PM—1:15 PM Language and Knowledge

1:15 PM—2:00 PM Revitalizing Language and Culture

2:00 PM—2:45 PM Language and Art

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

3:30 PM—4:15 PM Language and Technology

4:15 PM—5:00 PM Adaption and Change

5:00 PM—5:30 PM Teaching and Learning

Song and Story Circle

11:00 AM—11:45 AM Songs

11:45 AM—12:30 PM Poetry

12:30 PM—1:15 PM Stories

1:15 PM—2:00 PM Try A Language

2:00 PM—2:45 PM Ritual

2:45 PM—3:30 PM Dance

3:30 PM—4:15 PM Verbal Arts

4:15 PM—5:00 PM Music

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 Decoding Dress

12:00 PM—1:00 PM On The Runway: African Inspiration

1:00 PM—2:00 PM Fashioning Identity

2:00 PM—3:00 PM On The Runway: Vogueing

3:00 PM—4:00 PM Cross Program: Patterns in Design

4:00 PM—5:00 PM Dressing the Past

5:00 PM—5:30 PM Rock the Runway