State Department Trips

In 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2010 the U.S. Department of State sponsored Big Hillbilly Bluegrass to travel to eastern Europe, Asia, the Dominican Republic and Africa to spread the sounds of bluegrass. Here's our photographic record of those journeys. Click on any photo to see the pictures.

Central African Republic Central African Republic 2010
Congo Congo 2010
Mauritania Mauritania 2010
Morocco Morocco 2010
Togo Togo 2010
Croatia Croatia 2007

Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 2007

Georgia Georgia 2007

Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 2007

Moldova Moldova, including Transneistria, 2007

Tajikistan Tajikistan 2007

Turkey Turkey 2007

Abkazia Abkhazia 2006

Georgia Georgia 2006

Istanbul Istanbul, Turkey, 2006

Tajikistan Tajikistan 2006

Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 2006

Armenia Armenia 2005

Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 2005

Georgia Georgia 2005