Month: June 2022

Smithsonian Folklife Festival returns to the National Mall with stories of land, sea and sky

After a two-year hiatus, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival returns to the National Mall in Washington, D.C., with programs designed to spark curiosity, understanding and delight. Visitors to the 2022 Smithsonian Folklife Festival can explore the cultural traditions of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Smithsonian’s Earth Optimism program through two weeks of workshops, demonstrations, performances, family activities and discussion sessions highlighting the importance of culture and community in creating a sustainable future. 


Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle celebrates its 30th

For the past 30 years, tens of thousands of people have flocked to the nation’s capital to celebrate the Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle, one of the largest and most unique food and music festivals in the country. This year’s festival will take place Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26.


Cleaning your home made simple

Safe and simple are key criteria for choosing from among the wide variety of today’s home cleaning products. However, consumers also want cleaners that are tough and effective, that don’t just eliminate stains and spots, but also kill germs, viruses, and bacteria.