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International Resources

March 31, 2014 by pjorgensen

This section of our site has been discontinued.

Tagged in: websites, web guides, international, foreign, countries, nations, currencies, currency, currency exchange,
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Parade Of Nations

June 09, 2009 by Sheila
Be there June 19 at 6pm when the Parade of Nations kicks off the evening entertainment during the first day of the Celebrate Lincoln International Festival. 
Like the Parade of Nations featured in the Olympic Games, Celebrate Lincoln’s Parade of Nations introduces the festival’s audience to the nations and cultures that shape our community.

The goal of the Parade of Nations is to raise awareness and appreciation of the diversity of our community through a parade including the flags and clothing of those nations represented in our population.

To learn more about Celebrate Lincoln, see the Culturalistings June 4 blog post.

Tagged in: international, ethnic, Cultural, diversity, community, entertainment,
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World Refugee Day

June 04, 2009 by Sheila

World Refugee Day, June 20, is an international holiday that was initiated in 2000 by the United Nations General Assembly. It serves as reminder to educate ourselves about the plight of 31.5 million persons worldwide which UNHCR identifies as “persons of concern.” They include refugees, victims of human trafficking, asylum seekers, internally displaced and other stateless persons.

A free celebration of World Refugee Day will be held at Benson High School, 5120 Maple Street, in Omaha Nebraska, on June 20 from 10am-4pm. The event will include international music, dance and crafts, as well as a job fair and health screening.

Follow the links below for more information about World Refugee Day.

Tagged in: international, refugee, holiday, events,
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Celebrate Lincoln

June 04, 2009 by Sheila
You are invited to Celebrate Lincoln!
Celebrate Lincoln International Festival is a collaborative multicultural event, promoting cultural awareness and appreciation through live music, food, crafts, artwork, dance and activities from around the world. Complete with a marketplace and two stages, this two-day event in downtown Lincoln includes more than 40 entertainment acts, food vendors, merchants, games and interactive activities.

When: Friday June 19 & Saturday June 20, 11am-11:30pm
Where: 12th through 14th Streets on N Street
Cost: $5 (ages 13+) $3 (ages 3-12)

Tagged in: food, entertainment, downtown, Cultural, international, kids, adult, teens,
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