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Smithsonian Folklife Festival Showcases Vanishing Languagesi
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July 05, 2013 10:33 PM
The U.S. Smithsonian Institution reports that more than 2,500 world languages will disappear by the end of this century. That is why the world’s largest museum and research complex dedicated part of its annual folklife festival to shine a light on these languages. Brandon Goldner has more for VOA from Washington.

Smithsonian Folklife Festival Showcases Vanishing Languages

Published July 05, 2013

The U.S. Smithsonian Institution reports that more than 2,500 world languages will disappear by the end of this century. That is why the world’s largest museum and research complex dedicated part of its annual folklife festival to shine a light on these languages. Brandon Goldner has more for VOA from Washington.


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