Event Pictorials
 
2008 Parade of Nations
September 17, 2008
Mid September brought the 19th annual MTU Parade of Nations, which starts in Hancock, and ends at Dee Stadium in Houghton.
 
Representatives of more than 70 countries were represented. This year’s theme was “Weaving Cultural Harmony”. The parade is in conjunction with the International Food Festival at the Dee Stadium. Differences are displayed and highlighted, with various heritages gathered together, to display cultural differences.
Colorful garments and dress prevail. Here, Indonesian students show their Flag. The Hancock City Finnish Theme Committee sponsors the City’s Heikinpaiva Celebration. Some colorful Asian apparel.
South Korean representation. Next year’s Parade will be restricted to Hancock, and Houghton's Lake Street, due to expected construction in downtown Houghton.
             
           
 
Photos: Roland Burgan
 
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2018 19th Annual Heikinpaiva Parade
Christmas Walk
Second Salt Shipment of the season
 

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