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The 2016 Folklife Festival will take place Wednesday, June 29, through Monday, July 4, and Thursday, July 7, through Sunday, July 10. It will be located on the National Mall, between Fourth and Seventh streets, adjacent to the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. Admission to the Festival is free and hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, with special evening events beginning at 6:30 p.m. The Festival is presented in partnership with the National Park Service.
James Mayer, 202-633-0644, MayerJ@si.edu
2016 Smithsonian Folklife Festival Media Kit:
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Man serving traditional Basque food at Jaialdi, a Basque cultural festival in Boise. Photo by Cristina Diaz-Carrera, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives.