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This performance of by TOiVO at the Old Time Fiddlers Gathering and Folk Arts Festival marked the beginning of a new era in the Festival's history, branching out to feature more traditional cultures and performances from the region.

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Two concert performances by master kora player Keba Bobo Cissoko from June 1997 and May 1998.

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Verbal Arts

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Lullabies and Language, From Khorog to New York (Summary)

Ganjina Qurbonbekova, a Shughni speaker from Khorog in the Pamir region of Tajikistan, now living in New York, sings the Shughni lullaby made famous by singer Nargis Bandishoeva. In ths second video, she discusses this famous Shughni lullaby and the efforts of the Shughni-speaking community in New York to maintain its culture and language.

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Verbal Arts

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Brooklyn-Dominican singer Irka Mateo performs two folkloric Dominican songs that come from the popular religion celebrations.
 

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Ritual

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 Gaga Music 
 

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Demonstration of Kwe-Kwe pre-wedding ritual by Winston "Jeggae" Hoppie at Brooklyn Arts Council's The Sweetest Song Festival 2014. 

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Dance

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This is a series of public performances organized by Long Island Traditions. 

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Dance

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This interview clip features TAUNY Heritage Award Winner and New York State champion fiddler Don Woodcock of Kendrew Corners in St. Lawrence County, northern New York. In the midst of teaching me tunes to play at the Old-time Fiddlers' Gathering that weekend in Watkins Glen, NY, Woodcock demonstrates some singing dance calls that were popular in the past, along with some fiddle tune variations that show how tunes are played differently in different parts of the region and beyond.

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