Cultural Pearls Event "Road of Nations"
Held at Belmont College
St. Clairsville, OH (May 2, 2012) – Belmont College celebrated their 6th annual
Cultural Pearls event on April 20 at the Main Campus in St. Clairsville.
International exhibits representing various nationalities were on display including
those from: China; Costa Rica; Czech Republic; Ethiopia; Guatemala; India; Iran;
Japan; Korea; Rwanda; Serbia; Slovakia; and the Ukraine.
Several presenters provided main stage entertainment showcasing the history of the
Ohio Valley, as well as a Greek dance presentation by the Junior Agape Dancers.
Students from the Olney Friends School preformed musical and dance pieces from their
home country featuring a pianist and vocalist from China, and a dancer from India.
A crowd favorite was The Crazy Beast Orchestra featuring students from Union Local
Elementary School; the students danced and sang improvising from a multicultural
perspective. Lastly, historic re-enactor Chuck Bell portrayed historical frontiersman
Simon Kenton who traveled up and down the Ohio River Valley.
Cultural Pearls promotes the appreciation and recognition of cultural diversity
through entertainment, education and artistic expression.
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Historic re-enactor Chuck Bell portrays historical frontiersman Simon Kenton who
traveled up and down the Ohio River Valley.
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