Planning your summer schedule? One portion of the 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, DC has case studies that expose endangered languages and cultural heritage. The Kalmyks will be featured in One World, Many Voices: Endangered Languages and Cultural Heritage as a case study.
The Smithsonian Folklife Festival is an annual international exposition of living cultural heritage presented by the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. The festival is free and takes place outdoors on the National Mall. It typically attracts more than one million visitors each year.
The 2013 festival will take place on June 26 – June 30 and July 3 – July 7th (please note the 2 day gap).
Please mark your calendars for this event in Washington, DC.