Ethnic Holiday Festival 08

Program Outside - Performance schedule & Organizations list Program inside - Word Passpart
Friday December 5th - Tonight, I attended the Ethnic Holiday Festival at the Durham Museum.  I saw
the Flag Ceremony, watched six of many Ethnic dances performed, either in the Truhlsen Lecture Hall
or in the Lobby (See program listing above) and viewed various Ethnic Tables trackside and in the Lobby.


Select a Flag Ceremony or Dance Performance, or Ethnic Table Gallery.
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Trains & Dance
Schedule
Flag Ceremony
32 photos
Omaha Chinese
Culture Association
Performers
(11)
Dreams of Eagles
 Native Dancers (10)
Ethnic Tables
 Trackside (27)
Japanese American Citizens League PC051154 Celtic Storm Ethnic - table Lobby The  Srathdon Calendonia Pipe Band
Japanese American
Citizens League (3)
Athenian Dancers
 5 photos
Celtic Storm
4 photos
Ethnic Tables
 Lobby  (8)
Final - Pipe Band
4 photos



Flag Ceremony
 The presentation of 21 nation / ethnic group flag for this Festival.

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The Christmas
Tree
Master of
Ceremony
Scotland Sweden Flags waiting
in Back
Lithuania
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Lithuania Greece Slovakia &
Czech Republic
Ukraine Norway Belgium
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Poland Wales Egypt Kenya Flags Right & Center
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Botswana (South Africa) Benin (West Africa) Colombia Near Full Set
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Denmark Native American Venezuela Ireland United States
PC051055_Cropped_Adj PC051054   see Wikipedia's gallery of sovereign-state flags for
 information and graphic of each flag photographed
here expect for the Scotland & Wales
Scotts salute & National Anthem     First of the 2008 Christmas trees  

 
 
Track Lever Program Outside - Performance schedule & Organizations list Program inside - Word Passpart
After the Flag Ceremony, I watched two Ethnic dances downstairs
in the Truhlsen Lecture Hall and visited many Ethnic Tables trackside


Ethnic Dances ... Truhlsen Lecture Hall.
  All evening, 5-9pm, there were dances and Entertainment by various ethnic groups here and in the
  Suzanne and Walter Scott Great Hall upstairs.  I watched Lecture hall's first two performance.

Omaha Chinese Culture Association Performers Dance Movies - below selected photos
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Listen
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Listen to Koto


Dreams of Eagles Native Dancers Dance Movies - below selected photos
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Ethnic Tables ... Trackside - Trich and Dick Davidson Gallery
   Ethnic Display runs full length of the Gallery, from the Model Railroad to Street Car.

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Dreams of Eagles View from Train Cars
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Right: Larry Uebner Venezuelan Society of Nebraska
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Assumption Ukrainian Church Belgian American Society Czech Band
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Omaha Czech Cultural Club Son of Norway, Elveby Lodge
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Scandinavian American Society St Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church
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Omaha Japanese School Up the Stairs  



 
Main Lever Program Outside - Performance schedule & Organizations list Program inside - Word Passpart
Mid, evening, after sampling International Food in the Swanson Gallery
(see my dinner below) upstairs , I watched 4 more Ethnic Dances
performances and viewed more Ethnic Table in the Lobby.


Ethnic Dances ... Lobby/Waiting Room - Suzanne and Walter Scott Great Hall
  On stage in front of the huge Christmas Tree. Viewed last 4 ethnic performance here.

My Dinner   Japanese American Citizens League
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St John Greek Orthodox Church - Athenian Dancers Dance Movies - below selected photos
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Celtic Storm Dance Movies - below selected photos
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In motion
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In motion


Note:  I viewed the Lobby/waiting room before watching this final performances.

Bagpipe Finale Srathdon Caledonia Pipe Band
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Listen to Pioes
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Ethnic Tables ... Lobby/Waiting Room - Suzanne and Walter Scott Great Hall
  File the space from 10 street door to the stage.

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Ancient Order
of Hibernians
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Various Ireland related displays Omaha Chinese Culture Association
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SCPB Display Poland - Polish Home, Inc




2006
Ethnic Holiday
 Festival
 
Scottish Society of Nebraska One Nation Flag Japanese American Dance 2007
Ethnic Holiday
 Festival
 
St. John The Baptist Greek Orthodox Church display Flag Ceremony - Sweden Flag Japanese American Citizen League Dance Troupe


Ethnic Holiday Festival 08

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