July 7: Today’s Events at the Folklife Festival

Check out today’s events at the Folklife Festival, including dapper dressing, Welsh songs and Hungarian flavors

An Indian woman and her children from Kajõ, a village in the East Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, India, listen to a recording of a song in Koro. The Tibeto-Burman language is considered endangered. (Photo by K. David Harrison)

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 Music and Dance along the Danube

12:00 PM—1:00 PM Music and Dance from Mezőség

1:00 PM—2:00 PM Traditional Jewish Melodies

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

3:00 PM—4:00 PM Transylvanian Roma Fiddlers

4:00 PM—5:00 PM Fashion and Tradition: Spicy Kalocsa

5:00 PM—5:30 PM Closing Dance

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 Language, Culture and Identity

1:15 PM—2:00 PM Dance Traditions: New Style Dances

2:00 PM—2:45 PM Local Heritage: Kalotaszeg

2:45 PM—3:30 PM Cross-program: Hat-Making Traditions

3:30 PM—4:15 PM Crafts Traditions

4:15 PM—5:00 PM Ethnomusicology

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

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 Typically Hungarian

1:15 PM—2:00 PM Shepherds of Karcag

2:00 PM—2:45 PM Flavors of Kalocsa

2:45 PM—3:30 PM Bácska Cuisine

3:30 PM—4:15 PM Shepherds of Karcag

4:15 PM—5:00 PM Fresh from the Oven

5:00 PM—5:30 PM Drinks for the Table

One World, Many Voices

Voices of the World

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

11:45 AM—12:30 PM Garifuna Drumming and Dance

12:30 PM—1:15 PM Los Masis: Quechua Music from Bolivia

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

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

2:45 PM—3:30 PM Tuvan Music

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 Welsh Poetry and Song

Talk Story

11:00 AM—11:45 AM Revitalizing Language and Culture

11:45 AM—12:30 PM Language Stories

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

1:15 PM—2:00 PM Words and Worldview

2:00 PM—2:45 PM Ceremonies and Celebrations

2:45 PM—3:30 PM Teaching and Learning

3:30 PM—4:15 PM Why Language Matters

4:15 PM—5:00 PM Language and Art

5:00 PM—5:30 PM Language and Technology

Song and Story Circle

11:00 AM—11:45 AM Dance

11:45 AM—12:30 PM Try A Language

12:30 PM—1:15 PM Poetry

1:15 PM—2:00 PM Songs

2:00 PM—2:45 PM Celebrations

2:45 PM—3:30 PM Stories

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 Dressing the Part

12:00 PM—1:00 PM On The Runway: Dapper Dress

1:00 PM—2:00 PM Clothing as Communication

2:00 PM—3:00 PM On The Runway: Diaspora Inspiration

3:00 PM—4:00 PM Style Makers

4:00 PM—5:00 PM Fashioning Identity

5:00 PM—5:30 PM Rock the Runway


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