Panegyri Greek Festival, June 23-25

Come to the Panegyri Greek Festival at Holy Trinity-St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 7000 Winton Road, to enjoy three days of live Greek music, dancing, games, rides, food and fun!  Free parking and shuttle is available from St. Xavier High School (600 W North Bend Rd).  Admission is $2 (free for kids 12 and under).  Friday, 5-11pm; Saturday, 3-11pm; Sunday, 1-8pm.  For information: Greek Festival

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Germania Society German Day Celebration at Findlay Market, June 3rd

Come and celebrate the kickoff of German Day week!  Enjoy this celebration of German heritage in the OTR Biergarten at Findlay Market, 1801 Race Street in Over-the-Rhine. There will be German music and dancing, a parade and reception. 10:30am-1:30pm, sponsored by the Germania Society.  For information: German Day

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A Taste of Lebanon Mediterranean Food Festival, June 3-4

Come and enjoy Lebanese and Mediterranean food such as kibbee, falafel, grape leaves, cabbage rolls, tabouli, and baklawa. Dine in or carry out. Also Lebanese Dabkee dancing, children’s games, raffles and shopping. Free parking. Free admission. 513-961-0120. 3-9 p.m. Saturday, noon-8 p.m. Sunday, St. Anthony of Padua Church, 2530 Victory Parkway. For information: Taste of Lebanon

Germania Society Maifest German Spring Festival, May 19-21

Come celebrate Maifest with Cincinnati’s Germania Society!  Maifest celebrates the arrival of spring and the Germania Society celebrates all things German-it is a match made in heaven!  Come for live German and American music, German food, dancing, beer, carnival rides, games for kids, hot air balloon rides, German gifts and fun.  The festival is held every May, at Germania Park, 3529 West Kemper Road, Cincinnati, 45251.  For more information, see the website: Maifest

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Cincinnati’s Cultural Centre of India

The Cultural Centre of India located at 9462 Hopewell Road is a culture center and Indian dance studio offering a vast array of Indian music, film and book resources, as well as workshops and presentations on all things Indian.  Indian dance classes are offered for all age groups, and their dance troupe will come to your school or organization to perform and educate about Indian culture.  Indians in the Cincinnati community will find a place to celebrate their culture, and contribute to diversity awareness in Cincinnati.  For more information, see their website at http://www.culturalcentreofindia.com/ or visit them on Facebook at Facebook

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Bi-Okoto African Culture Institute

This Cincinnati non-profit performing arts institute and cultural center devotes itself to keeping the African culture of dance, music and theater alive in our community.  They host an annual African Heritage Festival and offer diverse classes in West African dancing, drumming, cooking and Yoruba language.  Their dance troupe performs often at venues all over the world and they perform diverse plays relating to African and African-American culture.  African summer camp experiences for children are also hosted by Bi-Okoto.  Learn more: Bi-Okoto

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Cincy-Cinco Latino Festival, May 5-7

Come downtown to Fountain Square (Fifth and Vine Streets) to celebrate Cinco de Mayo during the FREE Cincy-Cinco Latino Festival!  There will be live music, dancing and entertainment along with local Latino restaurants sharing their best food.  You won’t want to miss one of the premier Latino festivals of the Midwest!  For information: Cincy-Cinco

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