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Old Ways in the New World: On Tour

Following their participation in the Festival in Washington, performers from eight foreign countries are scheduled to tour to 40 cities across the United States through the Smithsonian's Touring Performance Service.

"Old Ways in the New World: On Tour" began in 1973 with the participation of 49 Tamburashi singers, dancers, and musicians from Yugoslavia. Serbo-Croatian Americans joined with the touring performers in a unique cultural exchange that involved five communities on both a personal and an artistic level.

The enthusiastic response generated by the pilot tour resulted in an extended program during the summer of 1974, when participants ...

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