Definition of folklife
: the traditions, activities, skills, and products (such as handicrafts) of a particular people or group
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Folklife is also celebrating the 20th birthday of Seattle Center’s Festál, which honors various community traditions, including the Diwali Festival of Lights, Brasilfest, Festival Sundiata and the Iranian Festival.
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