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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Names:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
2018
Summary:
The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.
Scope and Contents:
This collection documents the planning, production, and execution of the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Materials may include photographs, audio recordings, motion picture film and video recordings, notes, production drawings, contracts, memoranda, correspondence, informational materials, publications, and ephemera. Such materials were created during the Festival on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., as well as in the featured communities, before or after the Festival itself.
Arrangement:
Arranged in 6 series: [1] Program Books, Festival Publications, and Ephemera; [2] Armenia: Creating Home; [3] Catalonia: Tradition and Creativity from the Mediterranean; [4] On the Move: Migration and Creativity; [5] Crafts of African Fashion; [5] Special Events. Program-based series are arranged further into subseries: Fieldwork, Photographs, Audio, and Video.
Historical note:
The Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998.

The 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival was produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage and cosponsored by the National Park Service.

For more information, see Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.
Forms Part Of:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival forms part of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival records

Smithsonian Folklife Festival records

Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: Papers

1967 Festival of American Folklife records - [Ongoing]
Related Materials:
Within the Rinzler Archives, related materials may be found in various collections such as the Ralph Rinzler papers and recordings, the Lily Spandorf drawings, the Diana Davies photographs, the Robert Yellin photographs, and the Curatorial Research, Programs, and Projects collection. Additional relevant materials may also be found in the Smithsonian Institution Archives concerning the Division of Performing Arts (1966-1983), Folklife Program (1977-1980), Office of Folklife Programs (1980-1991), Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies (1991-1999), Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present), and collaborating Smithsonian units, as well as in the administrative papers of key figures such as the Secretary and respective deputies. Users are encouraged to consult relevant finding aids and to contact Archives staff for further information.
Restrictions:
Documentation from the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is born digital and available by request. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created from physical collections items, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2018
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5ea50b6e1-b1f5-41b8-ab3d-8fb77a7e8949
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-cfch-sff-2018
Online Media:

Audio Log Sheets

Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Documentation from the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is born digital and available by request. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created from physical collections items, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival / Armenia / Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5f57a5aa6-8bfa-49b8-9534-6ef68a58e8bb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2018-ref1234

Audio Log Sheets

Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Documentation from the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is born digital and available by request. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created from physical collections items, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival / Catalonia / Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5cd694714-6de5-41fd-b293-2a66d6544b80
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2018-ref1238

Program Books, Festival Publications, and Ephemera

Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2018
Collection Restrictions:
Documentation from the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is born digital and available by request. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created from physical collections items, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2018, Series 1
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk523050673-ed97-47e2-ba0a-0a187391cdbc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2018-ref1

Fieldwork

Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Documentation from the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is born digital and available by request. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created from physical collections items, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival / Catalonia
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5e945f38c-1c84-461f-909d-fcd75c7c7921
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2018-ref10

Sweets: Sujukh

Extent:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
2018 June 30
Scope and Contents:
Susanna Safaryan; Hripsime Tumanyan; Hripsime Tumanyan is from Ashtarak, an area famous for its tasty walnuts and superior knowledge of making fruit syrups. Learn how these ingredients combine to make sujukh, a treat sometimes referred to as "Armenian snickers."
Collection Restrictions:
Documentation from the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is born digital and available by request. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created from physical collections items, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2018, Item SFF2018_0630_Armenia_Hatsatoun_0003
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival / Armenia / Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk53e29cad2-5f03-41a4-a417-19664f4e4717
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2018-ref1000

Feasting: Arishta

Extent:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
2018 June 30
Scope and Contents:
Susanna Safaryan; Gayane Khachatryan; Anna Tepanosyan; Pasta lovers take note! Anna Tepanosyan is from Lusakert, a village--thanks to its proximity to the highway--known for its community-based food enterprises. Lavash and arishta, a type of handmade pasta, are among the favorite items purchased by those passing through. Learn from Anna and Gayane Khachatryan how to make arishta, which is usually served with qyufta, similar to meatballs. This session is presented by Susanna Safaryan.
Collection Restrictions:
Documentation from the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is born digital and available by request. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created from physical collections items, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2018, Item SFF2018_0630_Armenia_Hatsatoun_0004
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival / Armenia / Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5ba1c2ecd-8c28-445d-8fec-8f39b8da9bac
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2018-ref1001

Preserving: Jams, Preserves & Compotes

Extent:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
2018 June 30
Scope and Contents:
Liana Aghajanian; Hripsime Tumanyan; Hasmik Khachatryan; Seasonality in Armenian foodways is critical and cooks look for ways to reduce waste. The bounty of summer fruit is converted into a variety of products to help extend the flavors of the summer long into colder seasons. Join Hasmik Khachatryan and Hripsime Tumanyan to learn how to make fruit james, preserves, and compote (juice) to capture flavor at the height of their ripeness. This session is presented by Dining in Diaspora author Liana Aghajanian.
Collection Restrictions:
Documentation from the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is born digital and available by request. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created from physical collections items, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2018, Item SFF2018_0630_Armenia_Hatsatoun_0005
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival / Armenia / Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5087eb9aa-c52a-48c6-ad4e-3bd7341ed5ae
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2018-ref1002

Foraging: Omelette with Greens

Extent:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
2018 June 30
Scope and Contents:
Liana Aghajanian; Nairi Khatchadourian; Gayane Khachatryan;; In many cooking traditions, herbs are used as spices. In Armenian cooking, they are often the star of the dish. A traditional dish for Persian Americans and in Yerevan, ququ is an omelette with herbs made in very large portions for Easter, signaling the arrival of spring, the revival of nature, and new life. Join Gayane Shagoyan and Nairi Khatchadourian to learn how to make this dish.
Collection Restrictions:
Documentation from the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is born digital and available by request. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created from physical collections items, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2018, Item SFF2018_0630_Armenia_Hatsatoun_0006
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival / Armenia / Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk54584602e-09eb-43ef-9b80-860afc665b87
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2018-ref1003

Morning Coffee Ceremony

Extent:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
2018 June 30
Scope and Contents:
Satenik Mkrtchyan; Hripsime Tumanyan; Did you know Armenians brought the coffee shop to Europe? Learn about how coffee came to Armenia, the everyday practice of coffee drinking and conversation, and how to make surj—Armenian coffee—at home. You just might see the future in your cup!
Collection Restrictions:
Documentation from the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is born digital and available by request. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created from physical collections items, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2018, Item SFF2018_0630_Armenia_Hyurasenyak_0001
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival / Armenia / Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk50e5ec008-f3c9-49cd-9da5-427825c2fe90
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2018-ref1004

Armenian Culture & Tourism

Extent:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
2018 June 30
Scope and Contents:
Debbie Grieser; Arsen Vardanyan; Susanna Safaryan; Gayane Khachatryan; Avet Pepanyan; Is tourism a key to unlock Armenia's prosperity? Explore how traditions are being revitalized and even invented with tourists in mind, the role of state-led versus grassroots tourism initiatives, and how tourism is helping native Armenians to recognize their country in a new way. Join the discussion with grassroots tourism advocate from Gyumri Arsen Vardanyan, scholar Gayane Shagoyan, My Armenia tourism ist Avet Pepanyan, and UNDP rural tourism ist Susanna Safaryan. USAID Armenia Mission Director Deborah Grieser will present the session.This session is made possible by the Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation and HIKE Armenia.
Collection Restrictions:
Documentation from the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is born digital and available by request. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created from physical collections items, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2018, Item SFF2018_0630_Armenia_Hyurasenyak_0002
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival / Armenia / Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5a2b03156-9fd8-48e4-97d2-bb537e84cec2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2018-ref1005

Armenian Identity in a Changing World

Extent:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
2018 June 30
Scope and Contents:
Levon Abrahamian; Levon Abrahamian; Harutyun Marutyan; Aghasi Tadevosyan; Ruzanna Tsaturyan; What does it mean to be an Armenian? Is there a set of "regular" Armenian characteristics? Armenian scholars Ruzanna Tsaturyan, Aghasi Tadevosyan, and Harutyun Marutyan from the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography and the National Academy of Sciences discuss the dynamic nature of "Armenianness." This session is presented by curator Levon Abrahamian.This session is made possible by the Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation, Birthright Armenia, and Armenia Volunteer Corps.
Collection Restrictions:
Documentation from the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is born digital and available by request. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created from physical collections items, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2018, Item SFF2018_0630_Armenia_Hyurasenyak_0003
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival / Armenia / Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk58347fd3c-f6f7-4cca-96d5-03eab494e0c1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2018-ref1006

Making a Guidebook

Extent:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
2018 June 30
Scope and Contents:
Simon Jones; Simon Jones; Sabrina Lynn Motley; Harutyun Marutyan; Yervant Zorian; Did you ever wonder how Rick Steves or Lonely Planet writers do their work? How do you write a guidebook for a destination? Which sites do you include? How do you write about cultural heritage of a people and a place? Join Armenian Virtual College's Yervant Zorian for a conversation with scholars Sabrina Papazian and Harutyun Marutyan about how their work contributed to the creation of an interactive e-guidebook to Vayots Dzor, a region in Armenia.This session is made possible by the Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation and HIKE Armenia
Collection Restrictions:
Documentation from the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is born digital and available by request. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created from physical collections items, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2018, Item SFF2018_0630_Armenia_Hyurasenyak_0004
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2018-ref1007

Nur Qanon Ensemble

Extent:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
2018 June 30
Scope and Contents:
Niery Grace Bardakjian; Qanon Ensemble; Eteri Hovhannisyan; Kristine Yengoyan; Meri Musinyan; Tsovinar Hovhannisyan; Qanon player Tsovinar Hovhannisyan and three of her students perform folk melodies. The instrument was traditionally played by men, but Anzhela Atabekyan, a qanon player during the Soviet period, famously "took the qanon away from men and never gave it back."
Collection Restrictions:
Documentation from the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is born digital and available by request. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created from physical collections items, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2018, Item SFF2018_0630_Armenia_Hyurasenyak_0005
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk545f02cca-b006-44f1-bcb0-328b945be1f9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2018-ref1008

Cultural Heritage & Armenia's Revolution

Extent:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
2018 June 30
Scope and Contents:
Jim Deutsch; Ruben Malayan; Levon Abrahamian; Aghasi Tadevosyan; In May 2018, the people of Armenia successfully deposed their government through peaceful revolution. In this session, Armenian scholars Levon Abrahamian, Aghasi Tadevosyan, and Gayane Shagoyan join visual artist Ruben Malayan to discuss the "Velvet Revolution" from a cultural perspective and the concept of protests as a national festival. This sesssion is presented by Folklife Curator Jim Deutsch.This session is made possible by the Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation, Birthright Armenia, and Armenia Volunteer Corps.
Collection Restrictions:
Documentation from the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is born digital and available by request. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created from physical collections items, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2018, Item SFF2018_0630_Armenia_Hyurasenyak_0006
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival / Armenia / Audio
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk53287365e-1746-48b4-8700-b20c271839f7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2018-ref1009

Eastern & Western Armenian Dance Traditions

Extent:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
2018 June 30
Scope and Contents:
Carolyn Rapkievian; Menq Dance Group; Mariam Hovhannisyan; Stepan Toroyan; Stepan Kakosyan; Arsen Vardanyan; Kayt Band; Grigor Davtyan; Grigor Kartashyan; Vache Pashinyan; AREV Armenian Dance Ensemble; Carolyn Rapkievian; Watch and learn about Western and Eastern Armenian dances with the Armenian dance groups Hrayrk and Menq, D.C.-based Arev, as well as live music by Kayt Band and D.C.-based Hyetones Band. This session is made possible by the Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation, Birthright Armenia, and Armenia Volunteer Corps.
Collection Restrictions:
Documentation from the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is born digital and available by request. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created from physical collections items, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2018, Item SFF2018_0630_Armenia_Hyurasenyak_0007
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk523f5bcfb-c32b-421a-aaf3-d456e0c78092
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2018-ref1010

Make Mosaic Street Art

Extent:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
2018 June 30
Scope and Contents:
Maya Potter; Arsen Vardanyan; Lilit Simonyan; Mamikon Varderesyan; Larisa Zhamakochyan; Stepan Kakosyan; Gagik Mkhitaryan; Gyumri is a city of arts and crafts. A group of young artists created an initiative called Gyumri Is Our Home, with the idea to beautify the city and promote environmentally friendly practices. Using social media, they bring together thousands of youth for creative projects, like murals made from recycled plastic bottle caps.
Collection Restrictions:
Documentation from the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is born digital and available by request. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created from physical collections items, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2018, Item SFF2018_0630_Armenia_The_Workshop_0001
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk571a857ca-d7b2-4b99-9c95-25c829f4e5ca
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2018-ref1011

Weave A Walnut Ornament

Extent:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
2018 June 30
Scope and Contents:
Ashkhen Khudaverdyan; Maral Shohmahlian; In Armenian folk tradition, it was common to make amulets from a variety of materials to bring happiness, prosperity, and protection from evil forces. Today, they are mostly used as decorations for the home. Join Syrian Armenian embroiderer Maral Shohmahlian-Berberian to learn to make an amulet, combining weaving and a walnut.
Collection Restrictions:
Documentation from the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is born digital and available by request. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created from physical collections items, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2018, Item SFF2018_0630_Armenia_The_Workshop_0002
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk54d3e0c31-8281-4aa2-9d24-f7802b4f4720
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2018-ref1012

Needlework 101

Extent:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
2018 June 30
Scope and Contents:
Ashkhen Khudaverdyan; Ayda Santourian; The nineteenth-century Armenian home featured an abundance of laces and embroidered textiles, ely during weddings and feasts, when families displayed their finest. Needlework was one of few forms of expression open to women in a society where they were largely without rights or prestige. It provided a "voice": stitches, instead of words, became a language. Learn the beginning steps of Marash embroidery from Ayda Sandurian, whose grandmother carried the tradition from Western Armenia to Aleppo, Syria. Today, Ayda teaches the tradition in Yerevan. Activities for all ages.
Collection Restrictions:
Documentation from the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is born digital and available by request. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created from physical collections items, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2018, Item SFF2018_0630_Armenia_The_Workshop_0003
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk52d4ee778-e401-47c1-97e2-550546be1a39
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2018-ref1013

Armenian Script Master Class

Extent:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
2018 June 30
Scope and Contents:
Ashkhen Khudaverdyan; Ruben Malayan; Lilit Simonyan; Join a master class in Armenian calligraphy with Ruben Malayan, a visual artist who is reintroducing the nearly-forgotten art. While learning calligraphy techniques, participants will also learn characters from Armenia's unique alphabet and the various forms the letters have taken since its creation early in the 5th century. This work is suggested for participants over the age of 12 and with experience in art and design.
Collection Restrictions:
Documentation from the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is born digital and available by request. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created from physical collections items, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2018, Item SFF2018_0630_Armenia_The_Workshop_0004
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival / Armenia / Audio
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5edab2d9f-8039-4045-93a7-b73ffc6bafeb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2018-ref1014

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