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  • Day Two: Top Ten Photos

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    The 50th annual Folklife Festival continues to grow, as more participants arrive in Washington, D.C., and as artwork emerges in our venues. Today we welcomed a group of new American citizens from seventeen countries in a Citizenship Ceremony conducted by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. They join a country rich in circus traditions, musical diversity, and creative expression.

    Activities start early on Saturday, with demonstrations by weaver Irvin Trujillo and sculptor Verónica Castillo—both NEA National Heritage Fellows—all day in the Marketplace, a capoeira workshop and soccer scrimmages at 11 a.m., and special showcases for D.C. Circus Day.

    Want to share your own photos? Add them to our Flickr group, or use #2017Folklife on social media.

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

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