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Serbian Cultural Garden Dedication

The Serbian Cultural Garden was dedicated October 5, 2008.




Alex Machaskee welcomes the people to the Serbian Cultural Garden dedication. An opening prayer folows with the Lord's Prayer sung by the Kosovo Choir

Bishop Christopher and Alex Machaskee

Bishop Christopher, Alex Machaskee and the Kosovo Choir




Paul Burick, President of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Foundation, welcomes the Serbian community to the Gardens


Paul Burick, President of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Foundation

Paul Burick, President of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Foundation, welcomes the Serbian community to the Gardens





Letter from Crown Prince Alexander, read by Alex Machaskee




Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson welcomes the Serbian community


Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson





Cleveland Ward 8 Councilwoman Sabra Pierce Scott


Cleveland Ward 8 Councilwoman Sabra Pierce Scott

Cleveland Ward 8 Councilwoman Sabra Pierce Scott





Senator George Voinovich speaks about his Serbian father and the Serbian community


Senator George Voinovich speaks about his Serbian father and the Serbian community

Senator George Voinovich




The Kosovo Choir performs


5	Jim Trakas, Reverend Zivojin Jakovljevic, and George Brown

Representative Jim Trakas, Reverend Zivojin Jakovljevic and George Brown of Senator Voinovich's office


South Euclid Mayor Georgine Welo and Alex Strmac

South Euclid Mayor Georgine Welo and Alex Strmac


Slovenian Consul Zivone Zignon and Alex Machaskee

Slovenian Consul Zivone Zignon and Alex Machaskee




The Kosovo Choir sings the Battle Hymn of the Republic


Bishop Christopher, Mr. Branimir Simic and Reverend Jakovljevic

Bishop Christopher, Mr. Branimir Simic and Reverend Jakovljevic


Milorad Prtejenjak with Nikola Tesla statue

Milorad Prtejenjak with Nikola Tesla statue


Frank Jackson, Sabra Pierce Scott and Reverend Jakovljevic

Frank Jackson, Sabra Pierce Scott and Reverend Jakovljevic




Letter from Serbian President Boris Tadic read by Vladimir Petrovic, Charges D' Affaires of the Serbian Embassy in Washington D.C.


Vladimir Petrovic, Charges D' Affaires for the Serbian Embassy in Washington D.C.

Vladimir Petrovic, Charges D' Affaires for the Serbian Embassy in Washington D.C.



Cleveland Cultural Garden representative with George Brown, Senator George Voinovich, Paul Burick and Bill Jones

Cleveland Cultural Garden representative with George Brown, Senator George Voinovich, Paul Burick and Bill Jones


Jim Trakas,

Jim Trakas, Mayor Georgine Welo of South Euclid, Mrs. Jakovljevic, Angie Zamiski and friend in front of the statue of King Peter I




Desko Nikitovic, General Secretary for the Serbian Consulate in Chicago.


Desko Nikitovic, General Secretary for the Serbian Consulate in Chicago.

Desko Nikitovic, General Secretary for the Serbian Consulate in Chicago.


Alex and Lex Machaskee

Alex and Lex Machaskee




Alex Machaskee recognizes and thanks the donors and volunteers


Mosaic Stones in the Garden

Mosaic Stones in the Garden in design of Serbian monastery


Pavle Cosich and Milorad Prtejenjak

Pavle Cosich and Milorad Prtejenjak




Closing Prayer


Bishop Christopher, Mr. and Mrs. Branimir Simic-Glavaski and Reverend Jakovljevic

Bishop Christopher, Mr. and Mrs. Branimir Simic-Glavaski and Reverend Jakovljevic


Serbian Spruce Tree Planting in Ceveland Serbian Cultural Garden

Planting the Serbian Spruce Tree


Serbian Spruce Tree Planting in Ceveland Serbian Cultural Garden


Serbian Spruce Tree Planting in Ceveland Serbian Cultural Garden


Serbian Spruce Tree Planting in Ceveland Serbian Cultural Garden


Serbian Spruce Tree Planting in Ceveland Serbian Cultural Garden




Serbian Kolo Dance through the Serbian Garden


Serbian Kolo dance begins

Serbian Kolo dance begins


Alex Strmac holding map of Serbian garden

Alex Strmac holding map of Serbian Garden


Dignitaries in the crowd including Senator Voinovich, Desko Nikitovic, Vladimir Petrovic, George Brown and Mrs. Jakovljevic

Dignitaries in the crowd including Senator Voinovich, Desko Nikitovic, Vladimir Petrovic, George Brown and Mrs. Jakovljevic


Pavle Cosich with Milorad Prtejenjak

Pavle Cosich with Mr. and Mrs. Milorad Prtejenjak


Pavle Cosich, Milorad Prtejenjak, Mayor Frank Jackson, Alex Machaskee, and Marko Dimitrijevic

Pavle Cosich, Milorad Prtejenjak, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, Alex Machaskee, and Marko Dimitrijevic


King Peter I statue

King Peter I statue


Alex Strmac, Lex Machaskee, Carol Machaskee and Alex Machaskee

Alex Strmac, Lex Machaskee, Carol Machaskee and Alex Machaskee




See statues of Nikola Tesla, Petar Petrovic Njegos, Michael Pupin, King Peter 1 and more in the Serbian Cultural Garden


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