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· Central Asia Diary

· Road Trips: 10 Things You Shouldn't Miss

· For Kids: Passport to an Exotic Adventure

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· Got Plans With Kids: Folklife Education
· Smithsonian Folklife Director, Richard Kurin

· Side Trips

· Flavor of the Silk Road

· A Musical Caravan

· July 4 Guide

· Station Closings

· Related Exhibitions
· Freer Gallery of Art
· Sackler Gallery

· Zen Is In
· Eastward Home

· Afghan
· Chinese
· Indian
· Italian
· Japanese
· Sushi
· Turkish

July 3The Silk Road Ensemble: Music of the Past, Present and Future

July 4Uzbek Puppet Theater and Roots of the Gypsy Trail: Manganiyar Music of Rajasthan

July 5Silk Road Jam Session and Bukh: Legendary Wrestling Tradition of Mongolia

July 6Evening Concert: Movement Along the Silk Road: Dance From China, India and Japan

July 7Storytellers From China and Aitys: Tournament of Minstrels and Bards

Download and print a detailed map of the Mall. Bring it with you along the Silk Road.

· Short Orders
· Cooking in the Paper Garden Kitchen: Armenian, Indian, Persian, Turkish and Uzbek Foods.

· Schedule
· Dance: Movement Along the Silk Road
· Throat Singing
· Shashmaqam
· Asian Martial Arts
· Devotional Songs
· Storytellers
· The Urhoy Choir
· Fashion Show

· Papermaking
· Icon Painting
· Tea Presentations
· Silk Weaving
· Calligraphy
· Kite Flying
· Stone Carving
· Instrument Making
· Ceramics