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[metaslider id=172]   2017 ONE WORLD DAY! *Please note that the vendor submissions is closed. The 72nd Annual Cleveland One World Day

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One World Day | The official event of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens since 1946, celebrating 101 years of Peace Through Mutual Understanding.


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Hosted by the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation. 11am – 7pm

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August 27, 2017 for the 72nd Annual One World Day – Presented by Councilman Kevin Conwell and County Councilwoman Yvonne Conwell in partnership with University Circle Inc.

Since 1945, the Cleveland Cultural Gardens have celebrated One World Day in the Gardens. This annual event reflects the theme of the Gardens: “Peace through Mutual Understanding.”

The annual One World Day, the official event hosted by the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation for the Gardens, it is the highlight of the busy calendar of summer events in the Gardens and the one occasion that all the Gardens get together to celebrate as one. Events include a Parade of Flags, a naturalization ceremony, cultural performances, entertainment, gardens exhibitors, authentic diverse ethnic food, guided Lolly the Trolley Tour through the gardens, Passport to Peace Children Activity and more.

Continuing building from the success of 2015’s 70th annual One World Day with over 10,000 people in attendance and in 2016 with over 20,000 attendees, the 72nd Annual One World Day will continued produced by  Johnny Wu (Co-Founder of the Cleveland Asian Festival, also produced Charity Jam in Hollywood). It is chaired by Sheila M. Crawford from the Federation.

The 2017 (72nd) One World Day event is comprised of committees, each chaired by a Committee Coordinator, if you are interested to serve within a committee member and have plenty of time to commit, please consider to join us, email us for more information.

Committee includes:

  • Finance Committee by Thomas Turkaly
  • Logistic, Safety and Transportation Committee, chaired by Asim Datta
  • Volunteer Committee, chaired by Laura DeNapoli
  • Parade  and Ceremony Committee, chaired by Angela Woodson
  • Performance Committee, co-chaired by Ewyn Tsang and Siu Yan Scott
  • Vendor Committee, chaired by Jennifer F.
  • Marketing Committee, chaired by Dan Hanson
  • Video/Media Committee, chaired

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Check out this Frequently Asked Questions about One World Day.

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Check out our previous year’s event: Over 20,000 people attended the 2016’s 71st Annual One World Day!