Washington , DC : August 1 , 2007 . The 2007 Smithsonian Folklife Festival Showc ...
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File name: 2007_1886.jpg
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Description: Washington , DC : August 1 , 2007 . The 2007 Smithsonian Folklife Festival showcased cultural pieces from around the world , some as large as this painted Pakistani bus , which was commissioned especially for the 2007 festival . Every inch of the bus has been painted and adorned in traditional Pakistani fashion by Pakistani truck folk artists Haider Ali and Jamil ud Din . The bus , a 1976 Bedford , now forms a part of the Smithsonians permanent collection .