Enduring Voices

Remote Cultures Come Face to Face in Washington D.C.

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 ...

A Festival for the World’s Rarest Languages

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, ...

A Festival for the World’s Rarest Languages

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, ...