Saturday, September 05, 2015

22 Recognized Languages in India

Honorable Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay, Consul General of India, New York and Honorable Dr. Manoj Kumar Mohapatra, Deputy Consul General of India, New York spoke at Ariel International Center in Cleveland about Opportunities for US Companies interested in Investing or Doing Business with India.  Consul Mulay said that ‘One thing that democracy has taught us is to talk’.  India has 22 recognized languages and about 2,000 dialects.    http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/asian-indians/asian-indians.htm







Opportunities for doing business in India and with Indians

Honorable Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay, Consul General of India, New York and Honorable Dr. Manoj Kumar Mohapatra, Deputy Consul General of India, New York spoke at Ariel International Center in Cleveland about Opportunities for US Companies interested in Investing or Doing Business with India.  Consul Mulay spoke about opportunities in Medical, Bio, Education, etc.  He said there are about 100,000 students from India studying in US at any given time Indians are employing Americans now, not taking jobs.   http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/asian-indians/asian-indians.htm









Opportunities for doing business in India and with Indians

Honorable Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay, Consul General of India, New York and Honorable Dr. Manoj Kumar Mohapatra, Deputy Consul General of India, New York spoke at Ariel International Center in Cleveland about Opportunities for US Companies interested in Investing or Doing Business with India.  Consul Mulay spoke about opportunities in Medical, Bio, Education, etc.  He said there are about 100,000 students from India studying in US at any given time Indians are employing Americans now, not taking jobs.   http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/asian-indians/asian-indians.htm









Friday, September 04, 2015

US and India Business relations

Honorable Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay, Consul General of India, New York and Honorable Dr. Manoj Kumar Mohapatra, Deputy Consul General of India, New York spoke at Ariel International Center in Cleveland about Opportunities for US Companies interested in Investing or Doing Business with India.  Consul Mulay spoke about US and India Business relations and the 100 Smart Cities initiative.  He said the “Relationship is just extraordinary.”  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/asian-indians/asian-indians.htm






India’s economic strength - 2nd largest market in the world after China

Honorable Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay, Consul General of India, New York and Honorable Dr. Manoj Kumar Mohapatra, Deputy Consul General of India, New York spoke at Ariel International Center in Cleveland about Opportunities for US Companies interested in Investing or Doing Business with India.  Consul Mulay spoke about India’s economic strength –They have a pro-business Prime Minister and are the 2nd largest market in the world after China

  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/asian-indians/asian-indians.htm






Thursday, September 03, 2015

Democracy and political stability in India

Honorable Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay, Consul General of India, New York and Honorable Dr. Manoj Kumar Mohapatra, Deputy Consul General of India, New York spoke at Ariel International Center in Cleveland about Opportunities for US Companies interested in Investing or Doing Business with India.  Consul Mulay spoke about the love of democracy and the political stability in India.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/asian-indians/asian-indians.htm





Democracy and political stability in India

Honorable Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay, Consul General of India, New York and Honorable Dr. Manoj Kumar Mohapatra, Deputy Consul General of India, New York spoke at Ariel International Center in Cleveland about Opportunities for US Companies interested in Investing or Doing Business with India.  Consul Mulay spoke about the love of democracy and the political stability in India.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/asian-indians/asian-indians.htm





Democracy and political stability in India

Honorable Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay, Consul General of India, New York and Honorable Dr. Manoj Kumar Mohapatra, Deputy Consul General of India, New York spoke at Ariel International Center in Cleveland about Opportunities for US Companies interested in Investing or Doing Business with India.  Consul Mulay spoke about the love of democracy and the political stability in India.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/asian-indians/asian-indians.htm





How would you describe India in one sentence?

Honorable Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay, Consul General of India, New York and Honorable Dr. Manoj Kumar Mohapatra, Deputy Consul General of India, New York spoke at Ariel International Center in Cleveland about Opportunities for US Companies interested in Investing or Doing Business with India.  Consul Mulay began his remarks by telling about a question he received about how to describe India in one sentence.  He told about the diversity and democracy of India and the numerous religions in India.  Even the diversity within the Hindu faith.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/asian-indians/asian-indians.htm







Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Children’s Musicking at Serbian Cultural Garden on One World Day

The Serbian Community Children's Choir, under the direction of Nada Martinovic, performed at the Serbian Cultural Garden in Cleveland on One World Day 2015.  They began in front of the icon of St Sava and were introduced.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/serbian/serbian.htm







One World Day Parade of Flags on MLK Blvd.

The 2015 One World Day Parade of Flag ended at the main stage on MLK Blvd.  Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation president Sheila Crawford announced the marchers as they approached the main stage.  Colorful traditional costumes, music and flags made up the Parade which jacked off the 2015 One World Day program in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.     http://www.clevelandpeople.com and http://clevelandoneworldday.org/







One World Day Parade of Flags on MLK Blvd.

The 2015 One World Day Parade of Flag ended at the main stage on MLK Blvd.  Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation president Sheila Crawford announced the marchers as they approached the main stage.  Colorful traditional costumes, music and flags made up the Parade which jacked off the 2015 One World Day program in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.     http://www.clevelandpeople.com and http://clevelandoneworldday.org/







One World Day Parade of Flags on East Blvd.

The 2015 One World Day Parade of Flag started on East Blvd. and marched down to the main stage on MLK Blvd.  Colorful traditional costumes, music and flags made up the Parade which jacked off the 2015 One World Day program in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.     http://www.clevelandpeople.com and http://clevelandoneworldday.org/







Dragon Dance on One World Day in Chinese Cultural Garden

The OCA Cleveland Dragon Dance Team performed a Dragon Dance in the Chinese Cultural Garden on One World Day 2015.  OCA Cleveland partners with the Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University. . http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/chinese/chinese.htm







Dragon Dance on One World Day in Chinese Cultural Garden

The OCA Cleveland Dragon Dance Team performed a Dragon Dance in the Chinese Cultural Garden on One World Day 2015.  OCA Cleveland partners with the Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University. . http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/chinese/chinese.htm







Monday, August 31, 2015

One World Day welcome in Chinese Cultural Garden

Wayne Wong of OCA Cleveland and a leader of the Cleveland Dragon
Dance Team welcomed the crowd to the Chinese Cultural Garden for One World Day
2015.  He explained what OCA Cleveland
does and how they partner with the Confucius Institute at Cleveland State
University. . http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/chinese/chinese.htm




Sunday, August 30, 2015

Honoring teachers on One World Day in Chinese Cultural Garden

Anthony Yen spoke of the importance of teachers at a ceremony in the Chinese Cultural Garden on One World Day 2015.  He told of the great teacher Confucius and how they plant cherry trees each year in the Garden so to one day have a Teacher’s Forest.  He introduced Dr. Haigang Zhou, the Director of the Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University who told about their annual honoring of teachers. http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/chinese/chinese.htm





Oath of Citizenship at 2015 One World Day in Cleveland

Honorable Solomon Oliver Jr., Chief Judge United States District Court Northern District of Ohio administered the Oath of Citizenship to new citizens at the Naturalization Ceremony at the 2015 One World Day.    http://www.clevelandpeople.com and http://clevelandoneworldday.org/







Chief Judge Solomon Oliver Jr at One World Day

Honorable Solomon Oliver Jr., Chief Judge United States District Court Northern District of Ohio welcomed and spoke to the new citizens at the Naturalization Ceremony at the 2015 One World Day.    http://www.clevelandpeople.com and http://clevelandoneworldday.org/







Chief Judge Solomon Oliver Jr intro at One World Day

Sheila Murphy Crawford, president of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation, introduced Honorable Solomon Oliver Jr., Chief Judge United States District Court Northern District of Ohio for the Naturalization of new citizens ceremony at t the 2015 One World Day.     http://www.clevelandpeople.com and http://clevelandoneworldday.org/





Councilman Kevin Conwell appreciation at Cleveland’s 2015 One World Day

Sheila Murphy Crawford, president of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation, thanked Cleveland City Council and especially Councilman Kevin Conwell and Jeff Johnson for their support at the 2015 One World Day.  She presented a token of appreciation to Kevin Conwell’s wife then introduced Cuyahoga County Councilwoman Yvonne Conwell on behalf of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation.   http://www.clevelandpeople.com and http://clevelandoneworldday.org/







British Cultural Garden’s Mary Hamlin honored on One World Day

Mary Hamlin has been a tireless volunteer and caretaker of the British Cultural Garden in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens for many decades.  She was honored for her service at One World Day 2015 and introduced by Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation Vice-President Paul Burik. http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/hungarian/hungarian.htm







Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation Board at 2015 One World Day

Sheila Murphy Crawford, president of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation, introduced members of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation Executive Board at the 2015 One World Day event.  This included Paul Burik, Anda, Cook, Rich Crepage, Dan Hanson, Debbie Hanson, Pierre Bejjani, Svetlana Stolyarova, Mary Hamlin and George Terbrak.

  http://www.clevelandpeople.com and http://clevelandoneworldday.org/






Rich Crepage and dignitaries at Cleveland’s 2015 One World Day

Sheila Murphy Crawford, president of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation, introduced Vice-President Rich Crepage at the 2015 One World Day.  He recognized some of the dignitaries in the audience including Cleveland Consular Corps members Manuel Lopez (Spain), Ingrida Bublys (Lithuania), Dianna Thimmig (Germany) and Sandra Morgan (UK).  http://www.clevelandpeople.com and http://clevelandoneworldday.org/









Councilwoman Yvonne Conwell at Cleveland’s 2015 One World Day

Sheila Murphy Crawford, president of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation, thanked Cleveland City Council and especially Councilman Kevin Conwell and Jeff Johnson for their support at the 2015 One World Day.  She then introduced Cuyahoga County Councilwoman Yvonne Conwell who represents the area for the County.  Rep Conwell is also on the Executive Board of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation.   http://www.clevelandpeople.com and http://clevelandoneworldday.org/









Saturday, August 29, 2015

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson at Cleveland’s 2015 One World Day

Sheila Murphy Crawford, president of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation, introduced Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson at the 2015 One World Day.  The Mayor spoke about Cleveland’s Diversity and gave a proclamation designating August 23, 2015 as One World Day in the City of Cleveland.   http://www.clevelandpeople.com and http://clevelandoneworldday.org/







Sheila Crawford at Cleveland’s 2015 One World Day

Sheila Murphy Crawford, president of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation, spoke at the 2015 One World Day and told about the Cleveland Cultural Gardens and how they will be 100 years old next year.  She called them ‘Cleveland’s Central Park.’   http://www.clevelandpeople.com and http://clevelandoneworldday.org/







National Anthem at Cleveland’s 2015 One World Day

Sheila Murphy Crawford, president of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation, introduced a Color Guard from the Cleveland Police Department and Katie Cooper who sang the National Anthem at the 2015 One World Day.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/







Louis Stokes remembered at Cleveland’s 2015 One World Day

Sheila Murphy Crawford is president of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation and welcomed the crowd to the 2015 One World Day.  She asked for a moment of silence in the memory of Congressman Louis Stokes who passed away a few days earlier.

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Louis Stokes remembered at Cleveland’s 2015 One World Day

Sheila Murphy Crawford is president of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation and welcomed the crowd to the 2015 One World Day.  She asked for a moment of silence in the memory of Congressman Louis Stokes who passed away a few days earlier.

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Italian Cultural Garden’s Gino Collage honored on One World Day

Gino Collage has been a tireless volunteer and caretaker of the Italian Cultural Garden in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens for many decades.  He was honored for his service at One World Day 2015 and introduced by Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation Vice-President Anda Cook. http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/hungarian/hungarian.htm







Hungarian Cultural Garden’s Ernie Mihaly honored on One World Day

Ernie Mihaly has been a tireless volunteer and caretaker of the Hungarian Cultural Garden in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens for many decades.  He was honored for his service at One World Day 2015 and introduced by Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation Vice-President Rich Crepage. http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/hungarian/hungarian.htm







Zemplin Czardas by Lucina Slovak Folk Ensemble on One World Day

Lucina Slovak Folk Ensemble performed in the Slovak Cultural Garden in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens on One World Day 2015.  This was a Zemplin Czardas from the Zemplin region of Eastern Slovakia.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/slovak/slovak.htm







Three Slovak Mothers in Cleveland Cultural Garden on One World Day

Tri Slovenske Mamicky, the Three Slovak Mothers, performed in the Slovak Cultural Garden in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens on One World Day 2015.  Monika Smid played harmonica (accordion) and sisters Miluba Anderko and Maria Cvicalea sang.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/slovak/slovak.htm







Tri Slovenske Mamicky in Slovak Garden on One World Day

Tri Slovenske Mamicky, the Three Slovak Mothers, performed in the Slovak Cultural Garden in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens on One World Day 2015.  Monika Smid played harmonica (accordion) and sisters Miluba Anderko and Maria Cvicalea sang.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/slovak/slovak.htm







Three Slovak Mamas in Slovak Garden on One World Day

Tri Slovenske Mamicky, the Three Slovak Mothers, performed in the Slovak Cultural Garden in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens on One World Day 2015.  Monika Smid played harmonica (accordion) and sisters Miluba Anderko and Maria Cvicalea sang.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/slovak/slovak.htm







Dance in Lebanese Garden by Ajyal Dabke at One World Day

Ajyal Dabke performed a traditional dance from Lebanon at the future site of the Lebanese Cultural Garden in Cleveland on One World Day 2015.  Ajyal Dabke is led by Issam Aboudiab. Ajyal means ‘generations’ in Arabic and the Lebanese national folk dance is the dabke which refers to the foot stamping of the dance.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/lebanese/lebanese.htm







Dance in Lebanese Garden by Ajyal Dabke at One World Day

Ajyal Dabke performed a traditional dance from Lebanon at the future site of the Lebanese Cultural Garden in Cleveland on One World Day 2015.  Ajyal Dabke is led by Issam Aboudiab. Ajyal means ‘generations’ in Arabic and the Lebanese national folk dance is the dabke which refers to the foot stamping of the dance.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/lebanese/lebanese.htm







Friday, August 28, 2015

Ethiopian Cultural Garden at Cleveland One World Day

Having fun on the site of the proposed new Ethiopian Cultural Garden in Cleveland on One World Day 2015.  Besides dancing, food and music a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony was held.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/ethiopian/ethiopian.htm







Serbian kids sing alphabet song in Serbian Garden on One World Day

The Serbian Community Children's Choir, under the direction of Nada Martinovic, performed at the Serbian Cultural Garden in Cleveland on One World Day 2015.  The gathered in front of the bust of Vuk Karadzic who created the Serbian alphabet and sang and danced to the Serbian alphabet song Azbuka.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/serbian/serbian.htm









Cleveland Cooks™ Celtic Cooking with the Celtic Caterer Chef Eric W. McBride

Most people think of Celtic people as those living in Ireland and Scotland, but the Celts also hail from Wales, the Isle of Man, Cornwall, Brittany in France, Galicia in Spain and Asturias.


The Celtic Caterer Chef Eric W. McBride demonstrated Celtic foods at the Ohio Celtic Festival at Classic Park in Eastlake, home to the Lake County Captains.



Photos and Videos of Celtic Caterer Chef Eric W. McBride teaching Celtic Cooking

Hula Fusion Pacific Islands dancers at Cleveland One World Day

Hula Fusion, under the direction of Audrey Godoy, performed dances from the Pacific Islands at the 70th annual One World Day in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.   Their performance was part of the annual Cleveland International Folk Festival and this is the ending part.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/pacislander/pacislander.htm







Irish Dance in hard shoes at Cleveland One World Day

The Murphy School of Irish Dance under the direction of Sheila Murphy Crawford performed a traditional Irish dance at the 70th annual One World Day in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.   This performance was part of the annual Cleveland International Folk Festival.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/irish/irish.htm







Irish Dance in hard shoes at Cleveland One World Day

The Murphy School of Irish Dance under the direction of Sheila Murphy Crawford performed a traditional Irish dance at the 70th annual One World Day in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.   This performance was part of the annual Cleveland International Folk Festival.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/irish/irish.htm







Irish Dance in soft shoes at Cleveland One World Day

The Murphy School of Irish Dance under the direction of Sheila Murphy Crawford performed a traditional Irish dance at the 70th annual One World Day in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.   This performance was part of the annual Cleveland International Folk Festival.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/irish/irish.htm







Irish Dance at Cleveland One World Day

The Murphy School of Irish Dance under the direction of Sheila Murphy Crawford performed a traditional Irish dance at the 70th annual One World Day in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.   This performance was part of the annual Cleveland International Folk Festival.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/irish/irish.htm









Murphy School of Irish Dance at Cleveland One World Day

The Murphy School of Irish Dance under the direction of Sheila Murphy Crawford performed a traditional Irish dance at the 70th annual One World Day in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.   This performance was part of the annual Cleveland International Folk Festival.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/irish/irish.htm







Murphy School of Irish Dance at Cleveland One World Day

The Murphy School of Irish Dance under the direction of Sheila Murphy Crawford performed a traditional Irish dance at the 70th annual One World Day in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.   This performance was part of the annual Cleveland International Folk Festival.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/irish/irish.htm







Thursday, August 27, 2015

Cuyahoga Cossacks Russian folk song at Cleveland One World Day

The Cuyahoga Cossacks Greater Cleveland Russian Chorus under the direction of Michael Pilat performed a Russian folk song about a man who had twelve women who wanted to comb his hair at the 70th annual One World Day in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.   This performance was part of the annual Cleveland International Folk Festival.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/russian/russian.htm







Russian Folk Song and Cleveland Rocks at One World Day

The Cuyahoga Cossacks Greater Cleveland Russian Chorus under the direction of Michael Pilat performed a Russian folk song about a leaky boat at the 70th annual One World Day in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.   This performance was part of the annual Cleveland International Folk Festival. They also sang Cleveland Rocks at the end.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/russian/russian.htm







Ukrainian folk song about pierogi at One World Day

The Cuyahoga Cossacks Greater Cleveland Russian Chorus under the direction of Michael Pilat performed a Ukrainian folk song about a man who loved pierogi at the 70th annual One World Day in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.   This performance was part of the annual Cleveland International Folk Festival.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/russian/russian.htm







Cuyahoga Cossacks Russian Chorus at One World Day

The Cuyahoga Cossacks Greater Cleveland Russian Chorus under the direction of Michael Pilat performed a Russian folk song about 12 Robbers featuring Ken Kovach at the 70th annual One World Day in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.   This performance was part of the annual Cleveland International Folk Festival.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/russian/russian.htm







Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Greek dance from the island of Crete at One World Day in Cleveland

The St Paul Hellenic Dancers under the direction of Eleni Johnson performed a Greek dance from the island of Crete at the 70th annual One World Day in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.   This performance was part of the annual Cleveland International Folk Festival.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/greek/greek.htm







Greek dance from the island of Ikaria at One World Day in Cleveland

The St Paul Hellenic Dancers under the direction of Eleni Johnson performed a Greek dance from the island of Ikaria at the 70th annual One World Day in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.   This performance was part of the annual Cleveland International Folk Festival.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/greek/greek.htm





Greek dance from the island of Naxos at One World Day in Cleveland

The St Paul Hellenic Dancers under the direction of Eleni Johnson performed a Greek dance from the island of Naxos at the 70th annual One World Day in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.   This performance was part of the annual Cleveland International Folk Festival.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/greek/greek.htm





Greek dance from the mainland at One World Day in Cleveland

The St Paul Hellenic Dancers under the direction of Eleni Johnson performed a Greek dance from the mainland at the 70th annual One World Day in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.   This performance was part of the annual Cleveland International Folk Festival.  The performers were introduced by Nada Martinovic http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/greek/greek.htm







Serbian Morava Dance Ensemble at One World Day in Cleveland

The Morava Dance Ensemble from St Sava Orthodox Church performed Serbian dances at the 70th annual One World Day in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.   Angela Majerle is the director.  This performance was part of the annual Cleveland International Folk Festival.  The performers were introduced by Nada Martinovic http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/serbian/serbian.htm