Desert Festival Celebrates Mali's Culture

The culture and music of the west African nation Mali are on display this summer at the Smithsonian's Folklife Festival in Washington, D.C. But there's another, far more remote gathering held every year in Mali, outside Timbuktu. Banning Eyre traveled to the Festival in the Desert and sent a report.

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