Skip to main content

Reflections on the Festival

It is an honor for the Smithsonian's Festival of American Folklife this year to host programs on the traditions of The Bahamas, the culture of Thailand, and on Culture & Development and Masters of Traditional Arts. In The Bahamas program, Americans will find intriguing connections to a shared history embodied in the traditions of the descendants of Africans, free and enslaved, British Loyalists, Seminoles, and many other immigrants.

Read Full Article

Support the Folklife Festival, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, sustainability projects, educational outreach, and more.