Passport to the World

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Latin American Culture Fest: Nov. 16 - 17, 2013
Go on an exploratory journey through Mexico, Argentina, Peru, Colombia, Brazil, Cuba and Panama and experience the music, dance, arts, crafts and issues going on in this region of the world. You'll see performances ranging from traditional to contemporary, free public art, lectures and more. 
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African Culture Fest: Jan. 18 - 20, 2014
Watch exciting performances by African drummers and dancers. Enjoy activities that take you on a cultural journey to reflect Africa’s cultural diversity. You can even visit an African village featuring full-size huts complete with African villagers demonstrating traditional crafts and activities. 
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Appalachian Culture Fest: Feb. 15 - 16, 2014
Experience the mountain culture of Appalachia! Skilled mountain crafters selling handmade wares, traditional arts demonstrators, storytellers and performances by talented bluegrass musicians. 
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Celtic Lands Culture Fest: March 15 - 16, 2014
Enjoy an array of folklore and art from Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Marvel at the fast and fancy footwork of traditional Celtic dancers and enjoy music by local Celtic musicians. Shop vendors' booths for authentic wares and baked goods, or attend a full production of a Shakespearean play by the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company for only $12 per person. Download vendor application or submit a program for consideration

Asian Culture Fest: April 12 - 13, 2014
Learn about the rich histories, arts, and traditions of China, India, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam and The Philippines through an assortment of performances and cultural activities. Demonstrations, storytelling, dance performances, workshops, cultural displays and an Asian marketplace with authentic Asian merchandise are staples of this culture festival.
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Thank you to our supporting partner:


"Luxottica’s culture of embracing employee diversity supports initiatives within our community and expands the way we see the world. The Passport to the World at Cincinnati Museum Center exemplifies such a program. Additionally, Luxottica is the founding global sponsor for OneSight, a non-profit committed to providing eye care and eyewear to underprivileged people around the world, literally helping them see a world of possibilities. We celebrate our 23rd year of service in our own city in 2012."

- Jason Singh, Director of OneSight