Happy Fourth of July! Before the rainy weather drove us inside the Arts and Industries Building, experts and artisans from California and Basque country shared their traditions and innovations with visitors on the National Mall. The festivities continued indoors at the Arts and Industries Stage and Festival Marketplace.
We thank our visitors for being patient as we made the transition indoors with limited programming. In a storm, our highest priority is the safety of you and the participants.
On July 7 we celebrate San Fermin Day, known for the “running of the bulls.” The evening concert features the Los Angeles band Armenian Public Radio, accompanied by TmbaTa, a youth orchestra coming all the way from Yerevan, Armenia. See you on the Mall!
Elisa Hough is the editor for the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.
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