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2009 Smithsonian Folklife Festival

February 21, 2009

2009 Smithsonian Folklife Festival

The 43rd Annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall (June 24-June 28 and July 1-5, 2009) will feature the culture of WalesLatin American music, and African American oral tradition.

Jacqueline Trescott wrote about festival plans in the Washington Post, and the paper’s “Going Out Guru” Fritz Hahn suggested booking Welsh musical faves Tom Jones, Super Furry Animals, Dame Shirley Bassey, mclusky, Catatonia, Helen Love, and Teen Anthems.  Mr. Hahn also recomended another Welsh product, Brains Dark.

Iechyd Da (Cheers).
(Pronunciation)