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Festival Sponsorship

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival is produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage and is co-sponsored by the National Park Service.

The Festival is supported by federally appropriated funds; Smithsonian trust funds; contributions from governments, businesses, foundations, and individuals; in-kind assistance; and food, recording, and craft sales.

Armenia: Creating Home

Armenia program partners include the Government of the Republic of Armenia, the Department of Contemporary Anthropological Studies at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography in the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, the My Armenia Cultural Heritage Tourism Program, funded by USAID and implemented by the Smithsonian Institution, the U.S. Embassy in Armenia, and the Embassy of Armenia to the United States of America.

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Catalonia: Tradition and Creativity from the Mediterranean

This program is co-produced with the Government of Catalonia’s Department of Popular Culture and Cultural Associations. Additional research and content support is made possible by Adifolk: the Association for the Diffusion of Folklife, and the Fira MediterrĂ nia de Manresa.

Major financial and administrative support is provided by the Institut Ramon Llull.

Additional financial support is provided by the provincial governments of Barcelona, Girona, Lleida, and Tarragona, and by the Catalan Consortium for Craft and Grifols USA LLC.

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