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Join us in congratulating all the junior folklorists from around the world who shared their communities' cultures and traditions. From the many exceptional entries, a panel of ePals and Smithsonian judges present the winners.


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China Winners

Winner: Ages 8-10
Chinese-dumpling-making

Chinese Dumpling Making

Rosie S., Age 10
China

256 Votes
Winner: Ages 8-10
Ziyu Zhou

Chinese Seal Engraving

Ziyu Z., Age 10
China

36 Votes
Winner: Ages 8-10
Guzheng-1

Guzheng

Kitty, Age 9
China

40 Votes
Winner: Ages 8-10
Zhaoyi Yu - Beijing Hutong

Beijing Hutong

Zhaoyi Y, Age 9
China

45 Votes
Winner: Ages 11-13
Ruochen Zhao

Calligraphy

Ruochen Z., Age 12
China

52 Votes
Winner: Ages 14+
Yingqi Tao

Cantonese Opera

Yingqi T., Age 14
China

37 Votes

Global Winners

Winner: Ages 8-10
Picture-of-Swastik-and-Jaydip-1

A Kite Maker

Swastik, Age 10
India

238023 Votes
Winner: Ages 8-10
picture-of-dyutiman-and-bishnupada-1

A 'Bau' or a bard or a folk singer from Bengal, India

Dyutiman, Age 9
India

111756 Votes
Winner: Ages 8-10
picture-of-aritra-and-dayashankar-1

A Priest

Aritro, Age 10
India

263972 Votes
Winner: Ages 8-10
picture-of-ranodeep-and-amit-1

Handloom Designer Saree Weaver from Bengal

Ranodeep, Age 9
India

20402 Votes
Winner: Ages 11-13
Italy-Orecchiette

Orecchiette Making

Caterina, Davide, Domenico, Federico, Ilaria, Mario, Michele, Nicola, Pasquale, Rita, Vincenzo, Age 12
Italy

1632 Votes
Winner: Ages 11-13
Addolorata-1

Procession of Addolorata

Donatella, Ilaria, Elisabetta, Angelica, Leonardo, Age 12
Italy

709 Votes
Winner: Ages 14+
Michelle-Myre-1

Krashanki

Michelle M., Age 16
Canada

16886 Votes


Honorable Mention Winners