91 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Holidays and festivals"
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Watermelon eating contest at the 1982 July Fourth Celebration

Watermelon eating contest at the 1982 July Fourth Celebration

Date
1982-07-04
Description
One color prints (plus one black and white print and negatives.) Duplicate of slide S82-529.
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Ukrainian American Christmas Eve dinner

Ukrainian American Christmas Eve dinner

Date
1987-12
Description
Twenty-seven color slides. Images of a Ukrainian Christmas celebration, including dining, music and singing, traditional decorations, and the lighting of the candles. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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Trinidadian Carnival Traditions Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Trinidadian Carnival Traditions Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Date
1990-05-26
Description
One reel to reel recording. Reyes discussed music, and Roberts discussed making masks for Trinidadian carnival celebrations. Each year at the Florida Folk Festival, the Florida Folklife Program emphasized a particular culture, tradtions, or geographic area. In 1990, they emphasized celebrations of various Florida groups. including Haitians, Trinidadians, Greeks, and Jewish peoples.
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Trinidadian Carnival Traditions Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Trinidadian Carnival Traditions Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Date
1990-05-27
Description
One reel to reel recording. Speakers were from Miami. They discuss Trinidadian music, carnival masks, and festival costumes. Each year at the Florida Folk Festival, the Florida Folklife Program emphasized a particular culture, tradtions, or geographic area. In 1990, they emphasized celebrations of various Florida groups. including Haitians, Trinidadians, Greeks, and Jewish peoples.
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The White Springs Chorus singing at the 1986 Fourth of July celebration

The White Springs Chorus singing at the 1986 Fourth of July celebration

Date
1986-07-04
Description
Five color slides.
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The Tapia family performing at Mexican Independence Day celebration

The Tapia family performing at Mexican Independence Day celebration

Date
1985-09-13
Description
One reel to reel (copied onto audio cassette: C86-51). Recording of the Tapia family performing at a Mexican Independence Day celebration at Florida City Elementary School. (The holiday is the 16 Sept., but the school celebrated it on the 13th). The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Collection
Tarpon Springs Greek Orthodox Easter 2003

Tarpon Springs Greek Orthodox Easter 2003

Date
Description
40 color slides.
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Tarpon Springs Epiphany celebration (1990)

Tarpon Springs Epiphany celebration (1990)

Date
1990-01-06
Description
Eighteen color slides. The Epiphany of Our Lord is a Christian rite celebrated within the Eastern Orthodox faith. Epiphany is a Greek word meaning to make known, and refers to the visit of the Magi to Christ,thereby making him known to the world. It is the climax of the twelve days of Christmas. Tarpon Springs boasts a large Greek American community. Recordings of the celebration can be found in S 1664, box 6, tapes 32-33.
Collection
Support materials for the 1990 Folklife Area: Ethnic Celebrations

Support materials for the 1990 Folklife Area: Ethnic Celebrations

Date
1989-11
Description
One audio cassette. Research conducted through the NEA to create the 1990 Florida Folklife Area, the theme of which was Ethnic Celebrations. The Epiphany of Our Lord is a Christian rite celebrated within the Eastern Orthodox faith. Epiphany is a Greek word meaning to make known, and refers to the visit of the Magi to Christ, thereby making him known to the world. It is the climax of the twelve days of Christmas. Tarpon Springs boasts a large Greek American community. Images of the celebration can be found in S 1664, box 2, folder 1. Purim is a Jewish holiday celebrating the victory of the Jewish people over its enemies, as told in the Book of Esther. Literally a Celebration of Lots, it is a joyous time celebrating fun and happiness.
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Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: 15-Minute Christmas Program

Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: 15-Minute Christmas Program

Date
1961
Description
One reel to reel recording (14:50). A musical Christmas program featuring the Sterrett Family and the carillon tower at the Stephen Foster Memorial. The family consists of University of Florida professor Dr. Delbert Sterrett, his wife, and children. These programs were created in the early 1960s by the Stephen Foster Memorial to promote the park and its activities, as well as to educate the public about Stephen Foster and Florida folk music.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Watermelon eating contest at the 1982 July Fourth CelebrationWatermelon eating contest at the 1982 July Fourth CelebrationStill ImageHolidays and festivals
Food
Fruit
Watermelons
Contests
Children
Competitions
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Ukrainian American Christmas Eve dinnerUkrainian American Christmas Eve dinnerStill ImageFieldwork
Christmas
Ukrainian Americans
Cooking and dining
Holidays and festivals
Calendar rites
Dinners and dining
Children
Violinists
String instruments
Singing
Christian art and symbolism
Candelabra
Decorative arts
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a_s1576_t90-077Trinidadian Carnival Traditions Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)SoundArtisans
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Demonstrations
Trinidadians
Masks
Steel drum (Musical instrument)
Holidays and festivals
Carnivals
Drummers (Musicians)
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a_s1576_t90-087Trinidadian Carnival Traditions Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Demonstrations
Carnivals
Holidays and festivals
Trinidadians
Musicians
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The White Springs Chorus singing at the 1986 Fourth of July celebrationThe White Springs Chorus singing at the 1986 Fourth of July celebrationStill ImageSingers
African Americans
Choir singing
Holidays
Holidays and festivals
Music performance
Performing arts
Fourth of July
A capella singers
A capella singing
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a_s1576_t86-007The Tapia family performing at Mexican Independence Day celebrationSoundFieldwork
Holidays and festivals
Schools
Dancers
Latinos
Arts, Mexican
Folk music Mexico
Ethnicity, Mexico
Mexican Americans
Performing arts
Body movement
Music performance
Musical groups
Bands (Music)
Musicians
Singers
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Tarpon Springs Greek Orthodox Easter 2003Tarpon Springs Greek Orthodox Easter 2003Still ImageFieldwork
Greek Americans
Holidays and festivals
Food preparation
Religious rites
Buildings
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Tarpon Springs Epiphany celebration (1990)Tarpon Springs Epiphany celebration (1990)Still ImageFieldwork
Greek Americans
Epiphany
Religious rites
Religion
Christianity
Catholics
Community culture
Community rites
Holidays and festivals
Special events
Parades
Priests
Calendar rites
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a_s1664_07_tape35Support materials for the 1990 Folklife Area: Ethnic CelebrationsSoundSingers
Musicians
Storytellers
Fieldwork
Greek Americans
Epiphany
Religious rites
Religion
Christianity
Catholics
Community culture
Community rites
Holidays and festivals
Special events
Purim
Play
Calendar rites
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Carnivals
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
Judaism
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a_s2042_sfm_16Stephen Foster Memorial Radio Program: 15-Minute Christmas ProgramSoundRadio
Radio programs, Public service
Radio announcing
Music performance
Performing arts
Singing
Carillons
Bells
Bell towers
Christmas music
Holidays and festivals
Religious songs
Religious music
Christianity
Singers
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