Passport to the world 07
 - Ethnic Holiday Festival

Program Outside Program Outside
Friday November 30th - Tonight, I attended the Ethnic Holiday Festival at the Durham Western Heritage
.  I viewed various Ethnic group displays, saw the Flag Ceremony and watched Six of many
 Ethnic dances performed, either in Lobby or in the new Truhlsen Lecture Hall.  See program listing above.

Select a Flag Ceremony or Dance Performance Gallery
St. John The Baptist Greek Orthodox Church display All the Flags Spinning the umbrellas Frame from Czech Heritage dance move Omaha Lithuanian Choir "Rambynas"
Ethnic Tables
10 Photos
Flag Ceremony
24 photos
Japanese American
 Citizen League
 Dance Troupe (10)
Czech Heritage
Dancers (6)
Omaha Lithuanian
 "Rambynas" (3)
"Tap" Dance The Pipe Band Colorfull Mexican Dancers Mary Howard Irish Dancers Dreams of Eagles Native Dancers
Celtic Storm?
5 Photos
Strathdon Caledonia
 Pipe Band (4)
Mexican Dancers
10 Photos
Mary Howard
Irish Dancers (10)
Dreams of Eagles
 Native Dancers (10)

Ethnic Tables
 About 29+ Ethnic Groups/Organization have display/Items for scale table scatted throughout
 the Main Waiting Room and trackside on the lower lever (no photos). Here is a sample.

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Various Ireland related displays Mexican Cultural Arts Center
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Sons of Norway Venebraska St. John The Baptist
Greek Orthodox Church
Tree behind the
Flag Ceremony

Flag Ceremony
 The presentation of 14 nation / ethnic group flag for this Festival.

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Master of Ceremony Sweden Scotland Greece Slovakia &
Czech Republic
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Right Side Norway Belgium Poland Phoenicia
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Near Full Set Denmark Native American Japan Venezuela
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Ireland United States All the Flags  
IMG_1547 see Wikipedia's gallery of sovereign-state flags for
 information and graphic of each flag photographed here
 expect for the Phoenicia & Scotland
The audience      

Ethnic Dances Program Outside
All evening, 5-9pm, there were Dances and Entertainment by various ethnic groups
in the Lobby and Truhlsen Lecture Hall. See Program at left for schedule.

... in the Lobby or Main Waiting Room

Japanese American Citizen League Dance Troupe Dance Movies - Umbrellas & Fans,
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Czech Heritage Dancers  Sample of Dance Movie
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Omaha Lithuanian Choir "Rambynas"
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Celtic Storm? Dance Movies - Rotate & Tap
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Strathdon Caledonia Pipe Band
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performances, I saw
three ethnic dances
downstairs in new
Truhlsen Lecture Hall
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Mid Evening End of Evening Finale

... in the Truhlsen Lecture Hall.

Xiotal & Nayare Mexican Dancers Dance Movies - Two Columns, Across & Whole stage
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Mary Howard Irish Dancers  Dance Movies - below selected photos
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Dance #1
Dance #2
Dance #3
Dance #4
Dance #5

Dreams of Eagles Native Dancers   Dance Movies - below selected photos
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Grand Entry
Powwow #1
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Powwow #2

Ethnic Holiday
Scottish Society of Nebraska One Nation Flag Japanese American Dance

Passport to the world - Ethnic Holiday Festival 07

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