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2011 Festival Blog - Photo Galleries

On the Peace Porch


Congressman Sam Farr and journalist Maureen Orth sat on the Peace Porch yesterday, talking with Festival visitors and Peace CorpsRead More

July 8, 2011   No Comments

Reception for Peace Corps Participants


Peace Corps Participant Assistant Meredith Adhikari accompanied the Peace Corps participants to a reception honoring their contributions to this year’sRead More

July 8, 2011   No Comments

Photos from Fred Wesley July 7 Evening Concert


Photos from the July 7 evening concert of Fred Wesley and The New JBs. For more information about the artists,Read More

July 8, 2011   No Comments

Today’s Ten: Photos from 7/7


Week 2 of the Festival! Photographs from Thursday, July 7, 2011 Click on images to enlarge and see captions.

July 7, 2011   No Comments

Recap: Festival Participant Arrival


The first week of the Festival was great! We have had two days off to catch our breath, and weRead More

July 6, 2011   No Comments

Today’s Ten: Photos from 7/4


Happy Fourth of July! No rain yet, and the crowd down on the National Mall is big. Here are someRead More

July 4, 2011   No Comments

Top Ten Images Taken by our Visitors: Day 4


Here are the top ten photos posted on Flickr from day four of the Festival. Keep uploading those gorgeous imagesRead More

July 4, 2011   No Comments

Top Ten Images Taken by our Visitors: Day 3


Here are the top ten photos posted on Flickr from day three of the Festival. Keep uploading those gorgeous imagesRead More

July 4, 2011   No Comments

Top Ten Images Taken by our Visitors: Day 2


Here are the top ten photos posted on Flickr from day two of the Festival. Keep uploading those gorgeous imagesRead More

July 4, 2011   No Comments

Photos from Chirimía la Contundencia and Cimarrón July 2 Evening Concert


On Saturday, July 2, two music ensembles from Colombia played to a packed house. Chirimía la Contundencia is from QuibdóRead More

July 4, 2011   2 Comments