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  • Smithsonian Folklife Festival Introduction

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    Founded in 1967 the Smithsonian Folklife Festival is an annual event on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. that brings participants from around the world.

    Narrated by Ossie Davis
    Edited by Aurélie Beatley

    [Catalog No. CFV10467; Copyright 2012 Smithsonian Institution] Show less
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    • Intangible Cultural Heritage: An International Dialogue, Part 3 - Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes.

      • 1 month ago
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      Against the backdrop of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival last June, the Center hosted Intangible Cultural Heritage: An International Dialogue, a gathering which brought together scholars and profe...
    • Intangible Cultural Heritage: An International Dialogue, Part 2 - Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes.

      • 1 month ago
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      Against the backdrop of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival last June, the Center hosted Intangible Cultural Heritage: An International Dialogue, a gathering which brought together scholars and profe...
    • Intangible Cultural Heritage: An International Dialogue, Part 1 - Duration: 2 hours, 4 minutes.

      • 1 month ago
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      Against the backdrop of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival last June, the Center hosted Intangible Cultural Heritage: An International Dialogue, a gathering which brought together scholars and profe...
    • Beginnings: Childhood Memories from China to the Mall - Duration: 3 minutes, 40 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 95 views
      For almost fifty years, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival has connected visitors with artists from around the world. Within each program, participants connect with other representatives from their ...
    • Chinese Paper Cutting - Duration: 4 minutes, 8 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      • 253 views
      Gao Fenglian, deeply affected by her family traditions, has loved paper cutting since she was a little girl. She feels most comfortable with scissors and paper in hand. Even in her toughest year fi...
    • Kung Fu and Wushu: What's the Difference? - Duration: 4 minutes, 7 seconds.

      • 7 months ago
      • 626 views
      Information of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival: http://www.festival.si.edu

      Think you know kung fu? Christopher Pei, president of the U.S. Wushu Academy and presenter at the 2014 Smithsonian Folk...
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