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Oklahoma City Reflecting Pool One of the main features of Oklahoma-City is national diversity as the city is home to people of different nationalities and cultures. Annually the city witnesses various ethnic holidays and festivals devoted to Scotch, Irish, Chinese, Italian, Jewish, Czech, Mexican, Arab and Afro-american cultures. Each yeah the city of Oklahoma holds a bright and remarkable event being the Great State Fair of Oklahoma which is a “can not miss” family event. The fair starts in the second part of September and lasts for 11 days being followed with exciting entertainments.
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Each year the great event is visited by more than a million of foreign tourists. The guests of the fair have a chance to visit bright market places and buy original crafts of local masters. Various exhibitions showing the cultural peculiarities of different communities are as well of great interest for the fair visitors. As it was mentioned above Oklahoma-City is home to natives of different countries. This fact determines the diversity of the events and shows held within the fair.
The same original and exciting event of Oklahoma-City is the Festival of Norman Culture which was first held in 1976. The main distinguishing feature of the festival is a specific medieval genius peculiar to the event. Since 2003 the Reaves park has been an established place for holding the festival. Various fairs, music and theatrical shows as well as culinary battles and gastronomy events, bright costume parades and marches are taking place within the festival. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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The Red Earth Festival can undoubtedly be called the most ethnic event among other national holidays and fests. The Red Earth Festival is devoted to the culture of American Choco Indian culture. Aborigines often call themselves red nation. The matter is in the color of the earthen land being bright red. This peculiar feature gave the festival its unusual name. The festival is held in the end of May. A major part of events and entertainments within the Festival takes place on the premises of the Fair Park.
OKC Memorial Over the past few decades the festival has developed into a scale event. Now more than a hundred of Indian tribes take part in the festival. The participants of the event compete in dance and music skills, demonstrate their crafts know-hows and gastronomy talents. The Festival opens with a bright and exciting march in which all the Indians of different tribes take part. Musicians with weird ethnic instruments, thespians and beauties of the tribes wearing inimitable folks’ costumes turn the event into impressive grand show. The festival offers various entertainments for the participants of all ages. Thus kids and youth will discover great exciting events and shows to be amused. Another peculiar feature of the festival is an exhibition of art works of amateur painters and sculptors.
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♥   St. Joseph Old Cathedral, Oklahoma City, 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Oklahoma City, 4.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Oklahoma City. Learn the best periods to visit Oklahoma City to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Oklahoma City.
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