Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Weather Alert

Due to expected inclement weather, the evening concert on July 1 featuring NOKA and the Biotzetik Basque Choir will move indoors to the Arts and Industries Building, 900 Jefferson Ave. SW. The free concert begins at 6:30 p.m.


Our mission is to promote the understanding and continuity of diverse, contemporary grassroots cultures in the United States and around the world.

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The 2014 Smithsonian Folklife Festival staff. Photo by Walter Larrimore, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution