July 6: Today’s Events at the Folklife Festival

Check out today’s events at the Folklife Festival, including Roma fiddlers, Quecha music and headwrapping

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Members of a New Orleans social aid and pleasure club sport stylish and costly outfits and masquerade regalia. Organizations like these walk together in funerals and parades, such as the famous New Orleans Mardi Gras parade. Photo by Diana Michael Briggs

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 Csángó Tunes from Gyimes and Moldavia

12:00 PM—1:00 PM Multiethnic Traditions in Szatmár

1:00 PM—2:00 PM Transylvanian Roma Fiddlers

2:00 PM—3:00 PM Fashion and Tradition: Kalotaszeg

3:00 PM—4:00 PM Men’s Dances from East to West

4:00 PM—5:00 PM Dances from Küküllőmente

5:00 PM—5:30 PM Fashion and Tradition: Spicy Kalocsa

6:00 PM—7:00 PM Szalonna and His Band with Roma Fiddlers

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: Hurdy-gurdy and Zither

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

1:15 PM—2:00 PM Dance Traditions: Couples Dances

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

2:45 PM—3:30 PM Cultural Traditions

3:30 PM—4:15 PM Ethnomusicology

4:15 PM—5:00 PM Local Heritage: Bácska

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 all Bands

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 Farmer’s Market

3:30 PM—4:15 PM Shepherds of Karcag

4:15 PM—5:00 PM Transylvanian Flavors

5:00 PM—5:30 PM Drinks for the Table

One World, Many Voices

Voices of the World

11:00 AM—11:45 AM Hawaiian Music and Dance

11:45 AM—12:30 PM Welsh Poetry and Song

12:30 PM—1:15 PM Hatun Kotama: Kichwa Music and Dance

1:15 PM—2:00 PM Garifuna Wanaragua Dancers

2:00 PM—2:45 PM Los Masis: Quechua Music from Bolivia

2:45 PM—3:30 PM Kalmyk Music and Dance

3:30 PM—4:15 PM Garifuna Drumming and Dance

4:15 PM—5:00 PM Tuvan Music

5:00 PM—5:30 PM Siletz Music and Dance

6:00 PM—7:30 PM Hatun Kotama: Kichwa Music and Dance

Talk Story

11:00 AM—11:45 AM Language and Technology

11:45 AM—12:30 PM Language and Knowledge

12:30 PM—1:15 PM Words and Worldview

1:15 PM—2:00 PM Language Stories

2:00 PM—2:45 PM Adaption and Change

2:45 PM—3:30 PM Language and Art

3:30 PM—4:15 PM Why Language Matters

4:15 PM—5:00 PM Language and Identity

5:00 PM—5:30 PM Teaching and Learning

Song and Story Circle

11:00 AM—11:45 AM Try A Language

11:45 AM—12:30 PM Dance

12:30 PM—1:15 PM Stories

1:15 PM—2:00 PM Songs

2:00 PM—2:45 PM Verbal Art

2:45 PM—3:30 PM Poetry

3:30 PM—4:15 PM Music

4:15 PM—5:00 PM Celebrations

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 Dressed for the Occasion

12:00 PM—1:00 PM On The Runway: Style Through Time

1:00 PM—2:00 PM Fashioning Identity

2:00 PM—3:00 PM On The Runway: Style Through Time

3:00 PM—4:00 PM Cross Program: Headwrapping

4:00 PM—5:00 PM Histories of Style

5:00 PM—5:30 PM Rock the Runway