International Cleveland Community Day is a celebration of the rich diversity of our regionís multiethnic communities, featuring traditional music and dance performances, cultural displays, and ingallery experiences. During this vibrant afternoon, visitors enjoyed presentations from more than 50 community groups expressing the continued vitality of the global cultures and arts that enliven our city.
The snapshot of various cultural heritages, brought an added dimension to the museumís collections of art from all periods and parts of the world.
CMA's Deidre McPherson welcomes the crowd
International Cleveland Community Day in the Ames Family Atrium has become a must-do annual intergenerational affair. Here are a few examples.
Cambodian community at International Cleveland Community Day
The Cambodian community was represented by Nikki Noeuth, a member of the Cambodian Association of Cleveland, who performed a traditional Cambodian dance.
Nikki Noeuth performing a traditional Cambodian dance
See more of the Cambodian dance
Chinese community at annual International Cleveland Community Day at the Art Museum The Chinese community was well represented with the performances and the Confucius Institute at CSU display table.
Xiaocong Ding, Zijie Li, Wenjun Wang of Confucius Institute at CSU
There were also performances by the Great Wall Enrichment Center and Cleveland Contemporary Chinese Culture Association.
Great Wall Enrichment Center DancersPhotos and videos from the Chinese Community at the Art Museum
Cleveland Contemporary Chinese Culture Association dancer
Greek community at annual International Cleveland Community Day at the Art MuseumThe Greek community was well represented with the Hellenic Preservation Society display table.
Hellenic Preservation Society
There was also a performance by the St Paul Senior Hellenic Dancers.
Saint Paul Senior Hellenic DancersSee more from the Greek Community at the Art Museum
Hungarian Scout Folk Ensemble and Hungarian community at International Cleveland Community Day The Hungarian community was well represented with a display table, banner and performance by the Hungarian Scout Folk Ensemble.
Hungarian Scout Folk Ensemble
at Cleveland Museum of Art
More photos and video of the Hungarian community at the Art Museum
Indian community at annual International Cleveland Community Day
Indian dancers perform in the Atrium of Cleveland Museum of Art
The Indian community was well represented with several performances.
Nritya Gitanjali Indian dancers at Cleveland Museum of ArtMore photos and videos if the Indian community in the Art Museum
Irish community at Cleveland Museum of ArtThe Irish community was represented with a performance by Murphy Irish Dancers.
">Murphy Irish Dancers at Cleveland Museum of Art
Photos and videos of Murphy Irish at the Art Museum
Latvian community and Klivlandes Pastalnieki Latvian folk dance at Cleveland Museum of ArtThe Latvian community was well represented with a display table and performance by Klivlandes Pastalnieki.
The next generationLatvian dance at Cleveland Museum of Art - Klivlandes Pastalnieki
Photos and videos of Latvians at the Art Museum
Mexican community at International Cleveland Community DayThe Mexican community was well represented banners, information tables and a performance by Comite Mexicano.
Mexican dance by Comite Mexicano
Hispanic Alliance table at the Art Museum
More photos and videos of the Mexican community in the Art Museum
Polish community and PIAST folk dance ensembleat Cleveland Museum of Art
The Polish community was well represented with a banner, information table and performance by PIAST Polish Folk Dance Ensemble.
Independent Poland banner hanging in the Cleveland Museum of Art
See the Polish banner and table at the Art Museum
PIAST group in the Cleveland Museum of Art
See photos and video of the PIAST dances at the Art Museum
Be sure to look at other group pages (African-American, Croatian, Lebanese, Lithuanian, etc.) for more photos and videos.
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