This year the Folklife Festival celebrates resilient communities around the world. Discover how the Basque country sustains culture, drawing on traditions to innovate in a rapidly changing world. Learn renowned cooking techniques and phrases in the Euskara language. Experience bertsolaritza poetry competitions and stone-lifting matches. Drink a refreshing glass of cider or rioja wine and meet master artisans.
Explore the Sounds of California through the music and stories of communities shaping the diverse state. Interact with artists in music workshops and stretch out on the lawn for an evening concert series.
Read all about it at http://www.festival.si.edu.