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Colombia at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

This year, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival celebrates Colombia, the Peace Corps and Rhythm & Blues. What do these three topics have to do with each other. Maybe not much – but maybe a lot. Did you know that Colombia was one of the original countries visited by the Peace Corps in 1961? That’s right, 50 Read more

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This year, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival celebrates Colombia, the Peace Corps and Rhythm & Blues. What do these three topics have to do with each other.

Maybe not much – but maybe a lot.

Did you know that Colombia was one of the original countries visited by the Peace Corps in 1961? That’s right, 50 years ago President Kennedy sent a group of young Americans to Colombia. Maybe they took a little R&B with them? Who knows. But it looks to be an exciting weekend of programing.

Are you able to attend? What are you most looking forward to?

 

 

 

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