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  • 2011 Smithsonian Folklife Festival Wrap Up

    For ten days, more than 280 artists performed, provided demonstrations, and shared their experiences and knowledge with an estimated 1,083,000 visitors. This was the largest Festival attendance since the 2002 Silk Road program. Check out the Festival Web site and blog for information about the programs and participants. We are continuing to post more photo galleries, video, audio streams, and additional material from the 2011 Festival.

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