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The first Festival of American Folklife is held on the National Mall and runs from July 1-4, 1967. The festivals are intended to present American and foreign cultural traditions, craftsmen, musicians and dancers. Festival features include basket weavers, pottery makers, woodworkers and carvers, doll makers, needleworkers, tale tellers, boat builders, and folk singers, dancers, and musicians.More