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  • Day Six: Top Ten Photos

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    Happy Independence Day! The Folklife Festival celebrated the diverse voices, traditions, and art of the United States today—as we do every day. Here are some serious and silly moments from activities on the National Mall.

    The Festival will be closed tomorrow to let our participants take a well-deserved rest. We’ll be back on Thursday with returning and new participants in Cirucs Arts and On the Move. Viajeros de las Americas will begin their alfombre de asserín (sawdust carpet) on the Migration Walkway, Kichwa Hatari will offer Quechua language classes, and NEA National Heritage Fellows Mick Moloney and Billy McComiskey will present Irish American music in the evening dance party.

    Have you been taking photos too? We hope you’ll add them into our Flickr group!

    Elisa Hough is the editor for the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.

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