July 3: Today’s Events at the Folklife Festival

Saturday, July 3


Cuentacuentos (Story Telling)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM Radio Bilingüe

12:00 PM-1:00 PM Cultural Conversations

1:00 PM-2:00 PM Fiesta Traditions

2:00 PM-3:00 PM Culture and Natural Resources

3:00 PM-4:00 PM Craft Traditions and Natural Materials

4:00 PM-4:45 PM Jaranero Movement

4:45 PM-5:30 PM A Conversation with Chinamperos de Xochimilco

La Cocina (The Kitchen)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM Jalisco-style Cooking: Shrimp

12:00 PM-1:00 PM Candy-making: Dulces de Santa Cruz Acalpixca

1:00 PM-2:00 PM Morelos-style Cooking: Mole

2:00 PM-3:00 PM Bolim: Téenek Ceremonial Tamal

3:00 PM-4:00 PM Xochimilco-style cooking: Tlaxcales

4:00 PM-4:45 PM Wixárika Cooking Traditions

4:45 PM-5:30 PM Mayan Cooking Traditions: Atole

Dancers at El Salon de Mexico. Photo courtesy of Brandon Springer

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 Mariachi Tradicional Los Tíos

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 Comcáac Music Traditions

El Salón de México (The Hall of Mexico)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM Chinelos de Atlatlahucan

12:00 PM-1:00 PM Grupo de Fandango de Artesa Los Quilamos

1:00 PM-2:00 PM Cardencheros de Sapioriz

2:00 PM-3:00 PM Hamac Cazíim

3:00 PM-4:00 PM Encuentro: Mariachi Tradicional Los Tíos and Los Verdaderos Caporales de Apatzingán

4:00 PM-5:30 PM Grupo de Fandango de Artesa Los Quilamos


Asian Fusions

11:00 AM-11:45 PM Migration of Music: Persian American

11:45 PM-12:30 PM Migration of Music: Malaysian American

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

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

2:00 PM-3:30 PM Migration of Music: Making Connections

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

5:00 PM-5:30 PM Teachings

Tea House

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

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

12:30 PM-01:15 PM Cooking for the Persian American Community

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

2:00 PM-3:30 PM Hot and Spicy: Making Connections

3:30 PM-5:00 PM New Year’s Dishes: Making Connections

5:00 PM-5:30 PM Dessert!


11:00 AM-11:45 AM Business in the Community

11:45 AM-12:30 PM Margin to Mainstream: Support for APA Artists

12:30 PM-1:15 PM A Conversation with an Immigrant Family

1:15 PM-2:00 PM FAQs: Can All APAs Do Kung Fu? Challenges of Running Martial Arts Schools

2:00 PM-2:45 PM Local Lives, Global Ties: Traveling "Home" for the Holidays

2:45 PM-3:30 PM Small Community in a Small Community: Pacific Islander Identity and Representation

3:30 PM-4:15 PM Destination D.C.: Journey Stories

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


The Commons

11:00 AM-11:45 PM Research & Outreach: Music Exhibition

11:45 PM-12:30 PM What's My Line?: Directors

12:30 PM-1:15 PM My Tools for the 21st Century: Tackling the Amphibian Crisis

1:15 PM-2:00 PM Expeditions & Explorations

2:00 PM-2:45 PM Safe & Sound: Safeguarding Rare Books

2:45 PM-3:30 PM My Smithsonian: Special Events & Etiquette

3:30 PM-4:15 PM Beyond the Mall: SI Education

4:15 PM-5:00 PM Working Together: NMAI Publications

5:00 PM-5:30PM Stories from the Vaults: Entomology


La Fonda

6:00 PM-8:00 PM Sulu DC

Asian Fusions

6:00 PM-8:00 PM Ralph Rinzler Memorial Concert: Bernice Johnson Reagon, Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard with David McLaughlin and others