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Last Chance to Catch 'Voices From Afghanistan' at Library of Congress

The entrance to the
The entrance to the "Voices From Afghanistan" exhibit at The Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.
The "Voices From Afghanistan" exhibit at the Library of Congress showcasing the letters RFE/RL's Radio Azadi receives from its Afghan listeners will be coming to a close on May 8, 2010. The popular exhibit has been seen by thousands of visitors and has generated extraordinary media attention, including this  feature report on the BBC World Service [listen], this story and video on the PBS Newshour [watch], and this full-page column in The Washington Post.

Watch this video tour of the exhibit along with highlights from the opening celebration:

Inside Look: Video Tour of VFA Exhibiti
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April 26, 2010
A behind the scenes video tour of "Voices from Afghanistan" exhibit, plus excerpts from the opening ceremony.

The opening celebration also included traditional Afghan music performed by RFE/RL's Haroon Bacha, a well-known Pashtun pop singer. Watch:

Haroon Bacha Live Performance at VFA Ceremonyi
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April 23, 2010
Haroon Bacha performs traditional Afghan music at Voices from Afghanistan opening ceremony.

"Voices from Afghanistan" is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Library of Congress's Thomas Jefferson Building in Washington D.C.    

-- Comms Team

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