Folklife Festival Celebrates Asia, Mexico and the Smithsonian

Folklife Festival Celebrates Asia, Mexico and the Smithsonian
The annual Smithsonian folklife Festival on the National Mall in Washington DC brings together culture, music, food and focus on foreign lands. This year’s folklife Festival features: Asian Pacific Americans: Local Lives, Global Ties – With 350,000 Asian Pacific Americans (APAs) living in the Washington DC area, theses communities represent a microcosm of Asian cultural, language and religious diversity.  The exhibit focuses on what it means to be an Asian Pacific American. Mexico – As our...
June 8th, 2010 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
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Seattle Kicks Off Summer with Folklife Festival

Summer officially kicks off this Memorial Day Weekend with the annual folklife Festival, one of the nation’s largest community arts festival, and a Seattle staple for 38 years. If you enjoy music and dance, love to play, sing, learn, taste and explore – you’ll LOVE folklife with its hundreds of performances and interactive activities.  You’ll find concerts, dancing, activities for kids of all ages, story telling, food vendors, art, and lots of good Seattle cheer, as the city bands together...
May 21st, 2009 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Events, family events, Family Friendly, festival, folklife, local performers, Memorial Day Weekend, music, People - Interesting Local People, People Watching, Seattle-Center