Juniroa Productions

1989 Smithsonian Festival of American Folklife in Washington D.C. tape 10

The 1989 Festival of American Folklife held between June 23-27 and June 30-July 4 and b-roll footage of Washington D.C. Footage includes groups from festival creating spontaneous post-dinner music performances in an indoor festival ballroom. Tape starts with Celtic folk music. Includes Hawaiian hula and music with Puakea Nogelmeier, Kumu Elaine Kaopuiki and students including Rita Moon and Lehua Pate. Songs include "Anuanu I Ka Ua O Lānaʻi" and "Wahine ʻIlikea." After the Hawaiian group plays, people in the room play bagpipe music, fiddle music, and songs from other participating groups from Les Fetes Chez Nous: France and North America, and the Caribbean. B-roll footage taken from the National Monument overlooking the National Mall, over to the United States Capitol building, and festival setup.

Languages: English

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