Guest Host: Jennice Fuentes

NASA, Texas, and the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan share more than just Mall space at this year’s Smithsonian Folklife Festival. We explore some cultural commonalities — and find out what we can all learn from the Bhutanese.


  • Richard Kennedy Acting Director, Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage; and co-curator of Bhutan Programme, Smithsonian Folklife Festival
  • Kinley Dorji Founding editor of Bhutan's first national newspaper, "Kuensel"
  • Francoise Pommeret Resident of Bhutan; a French scholar of Bhutanese history

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