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Washington, DC is not only our nation's
Capital and home to our federal government, but it is also a
cosmopolitan city with a variety of opportunities that attract
residents and visitors from around the world. A city, full of
distinctive neighborhoods, each with a different tempo, focus
and style that makes each community individually unique.
PennQuarterDC.com is a convenient
online resource with information regarding businesses and events
between the White House and the capital also known as the "Penn
Quarter". Whether trying
to find an event, locate the closest restaurant, or see the next
performance - PennQuarterDC.com makes it
Folklife Festival is an international exposition of living
cultural heritage annually produced outdoors on the National
Mall of the United States in Washington, D.C., by the Smithsonian
Institution's Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.
Festival takes place for two weeks every summer overlapping the
Fourth of July holiday. It is an educational presentation that
features community-based cultural exemplars. Free to the public,
like other Smithsonian museums, each Festival typically draws
more than one million visitors.
Festival generally includes daily and evening programs of music,
song, dance, celebratory performance, crafts and cooking demonstrations,
storytelling, illustrations of workers' culture, and narrative
sessions for discussing cultural issues.