y Cleveland Latvian community hosts One World Day 2008
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Cleveland Latvian community hosts One World Day 2008

Cleveland Latvian community hosts One World Day 2008
September 14, 2008



Pipe and drums play as marchers assemble for the ceremony




Mingling of the soil of many nations


Silvija Rutenbergs adds Latvian soil to American Legion Garden

Silvija Rutenbergs adds Latvian soil to soil of other nations at the American Legion Peace Garden




Latvian soil is added to the mix




Estonian soil is added to the mix




Marchers in costume with flags assemble for the parade




The One World Day Parade travels down the hill




The One World Day Parade reaches the Latvian Garden


Latvian Cultural Garden on One World Day


Anda Cook and

Anda Cook and


Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and Silvija Rutenbergs

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and Silvija Rutenbergs


Latvian costumes and information were on display

Latvian Costume


Latvian Costume


Latvian dolls


Latvia Map


Latvian kids doing crafts

There were crafts for the children


The ceremony began with National Anthems

The ceremony began with National Anthems




Lithuanian National Anthem




Latvian National Anthem




Estonian National Anthem

George Brown of Senator Voinovich's office speaks

George Brown of Senator Voinovich's office speaks


Mayor Frank Jackson, Silvija Rutenbergs and

Mayor Frank Jackson, Silvija Rutenbergs and...


Latvian One World Day speaker

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Latvian One World Day speaker

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Latvian One World Day speaker

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Latvian One World Day speaker


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Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson poses with One World Day participants


The One World Day crowd had a wonderful time exploring the Latvian Cultural Garden

One World Day in Latvian Cultural Garden


One World Day in Latvian Cultural Garden


One World Day in Latvian Cultural Garden


Estonian and British representatives Erika Puussaar and Mary Hamlin

Estonian representative Erika Puussaar and
British representative Mary Hamlin


One World Day in Latvian Cultural Garden


One World Day in Latvian Cultural Garden


One World Day in Latvian Cultural Garden


One World Day in Latvian Cultural Garden




The Latvian Folk Ensemble performed


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