Lebanese Cultural Garden on One World Day 2018 Cleveland Ohio September 16, 2018
The Cleveland Lebanese community was out in full force at the 73rd annual One World Day on the site of the upcoming Lebanese Cultural Garden.
There was music, dancing, entertainment, food and fun as members of the Lebanese community shared their culture with thousands of visitors on One World Day.
Members of the community marched in the annual Parade of Flags. The Parade units gathered in the Polish Garden and marched down East Blvd and turned down the hill by the Italian Garden to MLK Blvd. They then proceeded to the Syrian Garden where co-MC Sheila Murphy Crawford and Chris Tanaka announced the groups.
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Here is a video of the groups starting off on East Blvd.
Cleveland Lebanese community marching in Parade of Flags on One World Day
This is a video of the Parade arriving at the Syrian Garden on MLK.
After the Parade of Flags, people gathered in the Syrian Garden for the welcome ceremony. Ajyal Dabke Lebanese Dancers performed in the Syrian Garden in front of the replica of the Palymyra Arch in Syria.
Ajyal Dabke Dancers performed in front of the replica of the Palymyra Arch in Syria
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It was a great One World Day in the Lebanese Cultural Garden. This shirt worn by Pierre Bejjani sums up many of the feelings.
Lebanese Cultural Garden committee on One World Day
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