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Pride in America's Cultural Diversity

The National Park Service welcomes you to share the historical, cultural and culinary exhibition of diverse life styles at the 1986, 20th anniversary, Festival of American Folklife on the National Mall. The Festival—traditionally held amidst picturesque museums, galleries, monuments and memorials in Washington, D.C.—culminates yearlong efforts of the Smithsonian Institution and the National Park Service to produce a unique cultural display for your enjoyment.

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