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2014 Festival Information
2014 Festival Information

The stories we tell. The flavors we cherish. The songs we sing. The Smithsonian Folklife Festival provides a vibrant platform for all this and more. This year, the Festival bore witness to that remarkable legacy as it welcomed hundreds of thousands of visitors to the National Mall.

2015 Festival Information

June 24 to June 28 and
July 1 to July 5, 2015

In 2015, our traditional home on the National Mall will undergo renovation and we will take up temporary digs in front of the National Museum of the American Indian. Admission is free. Watch this introductory video.

2015 Festival program: Peru

2015 Festival Information
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One Village

One Village - Celebrating the 2014 Smithsonian Folklife Festival