Enduring Voices

For two weeks every summer, the National Mall in Washington D.C. becomes a home-away-from-home for musicians, wood carvers, singers, dancers, cooks and more from all around the world. Born out of the 1960s’ civil rights movement and increased appreciation of lesser-known cultures, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival has become one of the annual highlights of life...

This Wednesday, June 26, the National Mall in Washington D.C. will go from open field to bustling international village as the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival¬†opens to the public. One of the three major themes this year is “One World, Many Voices,” put on in partnership with National Geographic’s Enduring Voices Project. Representatives of some of...

This Wednesday, June 26, the National Mall in Washington D.C. will go from open field to bustling international village as the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival¬†opens to the public. One of the three major themes this year is “One World, Many Voices,” put on in partnership with National Geographic’s Enduring Voices Project. Representatives of some of...