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National Folk Festival moving to Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The National Folk Festival is moving to Nashville.

Organizers announced Wednesday that Music City would be getting more music from 2011-13.

"The National," billed as the oldest multiethnic traditional arts festival in the nation, moves every three years. This will be its final year in Butte, Mont.

Nashville was chosen over 40 cities.

A news release says organizers expect 80,000 people to attend the 3-day festival in downtown Nashville in its first year.

The festival features music, dance, traditional craft and storytelling.

On the Net:

The National Folk Festival: http://www.nationalfolkfestival.com

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