The rededication of the Lesya Ukrainka statue took place next. Follow the links below for photos and videos of the ribbon cutting, blessing, poems, speeches and information on the statue and Ukrainian literature and culture.
MC Dick Russ introduced Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and then Ward 8 City Councilman Jeffrey Johnson.
Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson
Ward 8 City Councilman Jeffrey Johnson
Steve Petras, Chair of the Cleveland Council on World Affairs
Cleveland Cultural Garden Federation president Paul Burik read a proclamation for the Ukrainian Cultural Garden from University Circle Inc. and presented it to Dozia Krislaty, Ukrainian Cultural Garden Committee Chair and President of Branch 8 of the Ukrainian National Women's League of America.
Paul Burik and Dozia Krislaty
Cleveland Cultural Garden Executive Secretary Mary Hamlin spoke about the 'Message of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.'
Dozia Krislaty showed Congressman Dennis Kucinich the statue of Lesya Ukrainka before he spoke.
Congressman Dennis Kucinich
Lucky raffle winner Ingrida Bublys with Mary Hamlin, Sheila Crawford and Anda Cook
The photos and videos from the 2011 One World Day continue on the next pages. Just follow the links below.
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