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Manjushree Iama dances with dancers from Kenya during the annual Smithsonian Folk Life Festival on the National Mall on Sunday, July 6. Khalid Naji-Allah/Special to The Washington Times.

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Performs from China and Kenya their traditional bodies of art with the crowd during the annual Smithsonian Folk Life Festival on the National Mall on Sunday, July 6. Khalid Naji-Allah/Special to The Washington Times

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Manjushree Iama dances with dancers from Kenya and China during the annual Smithsonian Folk Life Festival on the National Mall on Sunday, July 6. Khalid Naji-Allah/Special to The Washington Times.

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Tribal dance group Matende Iuhya, of Kenya, excites the crowd with their traditional dance during the annual Smithsonian Folk Life Festival on the National Mall on Sunday, July 6. Khalid Naji-Allah/Special to The Washington Times

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Stephanie Ogwo, 21, center, and Sam Ancona, 23, right, test their Chinese Calligraphy writing skills during the annual Smithsonian Folk Life Festival on the National Mall on Sunday, July 6. Khalid Naji-Allah/Special to The Washington Times.

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Sambath Chung helps his daughter Chanda, 7 write her name in Chinese calligraphy during the annual Smithsonian Folk Life Festival on the National Mall on Sunday, July 6. Khalid Naji-Allah/Special to The Washington Times.

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Sambath Chung guides the hand of his son Sorya, 5 as he tries to write his name in Chinese calligraphy during the annual Smithsonian Folk Life Festival on the National Mall on Sunday, July 6. Khalid Naji-Allah/Special to The Washington Times.

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Sambath Chung wathces his son Sorya, 5, as he tries to write his name in Chinese calligraphy during the annual Smithsonian Folk Life Festival on the National Mall on Sunday, July 6. Khalid Naji-Allah/Special to The Washington Times.

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This image provided by the Smithsonian National Zoo shows Kamala as she arrives at the Smithsonian National Zoo on Friday, May 23, 2014, in Washington. The National Zoo is welcoming three new Asian elephants to its herd as the female elephants arrived Friday at the zoo after a three-day, 2,500 mile trip from the Calgary Zoo in specially-made, 10,000-pound crates. (AP Photo/Smithsonian National Zoo, Janice Sveda)

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** FILE ** This photo provided by Christopher Vo shows a drone that will be operating at Saturday's Smithsonian magazines "The Future is Here" festival in Washington. (AP Photo/Christopher Vo)

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** FILE ** This photo provided by Christopher Vo shows a drone that will be operating at Saturday's Smithsonian magazines "The Future is Here" festival in Washington. (AP Photo/Christopher Vo)

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This handout photo provided the Smithsonian's National Zoo, taken May 23, 2011, shows Sumatran tiger Damai at the zoo in Washington. The Smithsonian's National Zoo wants to highlight the dwindling number of 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild by launching an "endangered song" on Earth Day. On Tuesday, the zoo is releasing "Sumatran Tiger," a song from the indie rock band Portugal. The Man. The song was recorded on 400 polycarbonate records that were designed to degrade after a certain number of plays. The only way to save the song is to digitize and "breed" the music by sharing it through social media. It's is being released to 400 participants to share. (AP Photo/Mehgan Murphy, Smithsonian's National Zoo)

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This undated handout image provided by the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery shows a portrait of Andy Warhol by Jamie Wyeth, part of an exhibit at the museum in Washington: “Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction.” The new exhibit explores how Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, Elaine de Kooning and other artists pushed the boundaries of portraiture in the mid-20th century. (AP Photo/Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery)

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This undated handout image provided by the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery shows a portrait of Marilyn Monroe by Willem de Kooning, part of an exhibit at the museum in Washington: “Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction.” The new exhibit explores how Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, Elaine de Kooning and other artists pushed the boundaries of portraiture in the mid-20th century. (AP Photo/Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery)