Passport to the world
 - Ethnic Holiday Festival

Program Outside Program Inside
Friday December 1st- Tonight, I attended the Ethnic Holiday Festival at the Durham Western Heritage
. I viewed various Ethnic group displays, saw the Flag Ceremony and watched four of many
 Ethnic dances performed.  See Evening left of page title above.

Select a Flag Ceremony or Dance Performance Gallery
Flag on "Stage" Spinning the umbrellas Dancing by the tree Dacing Ladies All in a line
Flag Ceremony
25 photos
Japanese American
 Citizen League
 Dance Troupe (10)
Scandinavian Folk
Dancers (15)
Craoi Na Tire
10 Photos
Scottish Country
 Dancers (10)

Ethnic Tables
 About 25+ Ethnic Groups/Organization have display/Items for scale table scatted throughout
 the Main Waiting Room. Here is a sample.

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Scottish Society of Nebraska Sons of Norway Omaha Czech Cultural Club

Flag Ceremony
 The presentation of 18 nation / ethnic group flag for this Festival

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Ready to Go! Master of Ceremony Czech Republic Slovakia
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Denmark Greece Ireland Latvia Lithuania Native American
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Left Side Norway Arab States Croatia Scotland  
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All the Flags Sweden Ukraine United States Flags on the left & Right
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 information and graphic of each flag photographed here
 expect for the Arab State flag, & Scotland

Ethnic Dances Program Outside
All evening, 5-9pm, there were dances and Entertainment by various ethnic groups
 in the Main Waiting Room and Swanson Gallery. See Program at left for schedule.
 I saw the first four dances in the Main Waiting Room.

Japanese American Citizen League Dance Troupe

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Scandinavian Folk Dancers - Sample of dance movie

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Craoi Na Tire - Sample of dance movie
Ladies from Studio of Irish Dance in Omaha performing a Irish "Feis" dance.

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Scottish Country Dancers - Sample of dance movie

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Passport to the world - Ethnic Holiday Festival

Based on Gallery by MINO STUDIO

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