Community Initiatives

The Annual Festival Latino Americano

by oreid2 24. August 2012 13:38

The Annual Festival Latino Americano is three days of pulsing rhythms, vibrant dances, delicious food and colorful costumes. Provo becomes transported to a Latin getaway and comes to embody the heart and soul of Latin America. The Festival is sponsored by, Centro Hispano, a non-profit organization whose mission is to help empower Hispanics to have equal access to information and resources they need in order to strengthen individuals, families and communities through education and skill building activities. For more more information about the festival, dates and times, visit their website at: http://www.festivalprovo.com

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The Utah State Fair

by oreid2 24. August 2012 13:29

The Utah State Fair strives to blend the best of Utah traditions with new technology and modern ideals. The fair hosts events by the Utah Dairy Council, the Utah Beef Council, the Utah Wool Growers Association and the Utah Farm Bureau. And, with other events ranging from barrel racing to an olympic high dive show, the fair has something to offer everyone. For more information about the fair and its dates and times, visit their website at: http://www.utahstatefair.com

  

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The BYU Museum of Art

by oreid2 24. August 2012 13:21

The BYU Museum of Art offers a dynamic exhibition schedule that includes displays of its permanent collection, world-class traveling shows and thought-provoking exhibitions organized by museum curators. One of the museum's most important roles is its contribution to the academic mission of Brigham Young University. Form the research and study of the artworks in the permanent collection, to the teaching and learning that occurs in classrooms and galleries, the museum plays an important role in the academic pursuits of many students at BYU. At the same time, the museum connects to broad community audiences through its exhibitions and educational programming. For more informtation about the Museum, visit their website at: http://moa.byu.edu/


 

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Timpanogos Storytelling Festival

by oreid2 23. August 2012 15:49

Throughout the year, The Timpanogos Storytelling Festival presents world-class entertainment, featuring the best storytellers from the National Public Radio and beyond. The Festival brings people togther and increases understanding by allowing them to communicate through stories. The festival also fosters old and simple family and community values as family members and neighbors talk to each other again, sharing family history and experiences. The festival is a dynmaic and active experience, not mere passive entertainment. For more information about the Festival and how to participate, visit their website at: http://www.timpfest.org/

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The Salt Lake City Greek Festival

by oreid2 23. August 2012 15:39

The Greek Orthodox Church of Greater Salt Lake puts on the Salt Lake City Greek Festival each year, not only to celebrate and preserve Greek culture and traditions in Utah, but also to support local charities. The church sets aside funds every year from the Festival to support the greater good. With over 50,000 visitors throughout the three day event, the Festival is becoming ever more popular as people are learning, sharing and enjoying a great time. For more information about the Festival and its causes, visit their website at: http://www.saltlakegreekfestival.com/

 

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