July 4: Today’s Events at the Folklife Festival

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Sunday, July 4 -- Happy Independence Day!


Cuentacuentos (Story Telling)

12:00 PM-1:00 PM Instrument-making Traditions

1:00 PM-2:00 PM The History of Tequila

2:00 PM-3:00 PM Corn Traditions

3:00 PM-4:00 PM Design and Meaning in Weaving

4:00 PM-4:45 PM Craft Traditions and the Economy

4:45 PM-5:30 PM Conversations with the Wixárika

La Cocina (The Kitchen)

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

12:00 PM-1:00 PM Xochimilco-style cooking: Tamal de Frijol

1:00 PM-3:00 PM Workshop: Tortilla-making

3:00 PM-4:00 PM Jalisco-style Cooking: Carne a la Mexicana

4:00 PM-4:45 PM Oaxacan-style Cooking: Tlayudas

4:45 PM-5:30 PM Oaxacan style Chocolate

La Fonda (The Inn)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM Mariachi Tradicional Los Tíos

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

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

2:00 PM-3:00 PM Trío Santa Quilama

3:00 PM-4:00 PM Son de Madera Trio

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

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

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 Chinelos de Atlatlahucan

1:00 PM-2:00 PM Hamac Cazíim

2:00 PM-3:00 PM Los Verdaderos Caporales de Apatzingán

3:00 PM-4:00 PM Hamac Cazíim

4:00 PM-5:30 PM Encuentro: Cardencheros de Sapioriz and Mariachi Tradicional Los Tíos


Asian Fusions

11:00 AM-11:45 PM Martial Arts Traditions: Korean American

11:45 PM-12:30 PM Martial Arts Traditions: Filipino American

12:30 PM-1:15 PM Wrestling: Mongolian American

1:15 PM-2:00 PM Wrestling: Burmese American

2:00 PM-3:30 PM Martial Arts Traditions: Making Connections

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

5:00 PM-5:30 PM Teachings

Tea House

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

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

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

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

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

3:30 PM-5:00 PM Rice Dishes: Making Connections

5:00 PM-5:30 PM Dessert!


11:00 AM-11:45 AM Asian Pacific American Veterans in WWII

11:45 AM-12:30 PM Multiracials and the Legacy of War

12:30 PM-1:15 PM Peace and Healing: Integrating Asian and European Medical Traditions

1:15 PM-2:00 PM Peaceful Warrier: Sen. Spark Matsunaga’s Quest for a U.S. Institute of Peace

2:00 PM-2:45 PM Margin to Mainstream: Recent APA Vet Stories

2:45 PM-3:30 PM Sen. Spark Matsunaga’s Legacy

3:30 PM-4:15 PM Local Lives, Global Ties: Today's Vets Tell Their Stories

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


The Commons

11:00 AM-11:45 PM Working Together: CFCH Interns

11:45 PM-12:30 PM Tales from the Vaults: Rinzler Archives

12:30 PM-1:15 PM My My Smithsonian: Curating Folklife Festivals

1:15 PM-2:00 PM Safe & Sound

2:00 PM-2:45 PM What's My Line?: Unusual Specialties

2:45 PM-3:30 PM Tools for the 21st Century

3:30 PM-4:15 PM Research & Outreach: Folkways Filming in South America

4:15 PM-5:00 PM Beyond the Mall

5:00 PM-5:30PM Expeditions & Explorations

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