Oklahoma City Travel Guide, OklahomaOklahoma, the city with finest events and festival
The name Oklahoma has been derived from the Choctaw phrases Okla and homma, which literally means red people. Oklahoma is a state nestled in South Central expanse of the US.
With tiny mountain ranges, eastern forests and prairie, maximum of Oklahoma is surrounded by the Greater Plains as well as US Interior Highlands (a region particularly prone to high weather). With the prevalence of Irish, English, Native American and German ancestry, above than 20 Native American foreign languages are spoken in this state, more then any other state.
It is situated on a confluence of three main American cultural districts and historically served as the route for cattle drives, a government approved territory for the Native Americans and a destination for the southern settlers. A part of Bible Belt, the widespread belief of the evangelical Christianity makes Oklahoma one of the highly politically conservative states.
Art and cultural overview
In the state’s biggest urban vicinity, pockets of the jazz music prosper and the Mexican and Asian enclaves, Native American produce art and music of their individual cultures. The Bartlesville’s Oklahoma Mozart festival is the major classical music festivals in the entire southern US. While the City festival of Arts, is been recognized as the finest art festivals in the whole nation.
The outdoor amphitheater in Sand Springs known as “Discoveryland” is the authorized performance H.Q. for the melodious Oklahoma. Until now, the state has created various musical styles like Western Swings and The Tulsa Sound.
Events and Festivals
The centennial celebration of Oklahoma’s was named as the most excellent event in US in 2007, by ABA (American Bus Association).
The annual ethnic events and festivals take place all through the state and incorporate festivals in Italian, Scottish, Irish, Vietnamese, Czech, Native American, Mexican, Arab, African American and Jewish communities representing traditions and cultural heritage.
In the ten day run in the Oklahoma City, the State Fair attracts about one million people. While the Asian festivals, Juneteenth celebrations and Large powwows are organized every year in the city.
The Tulsa State Fair magnetizes large number of people and the Mayfest festival entertains around 370,000 individuals in four days each year.
When it comes to transportation in Oklahoma, the city is generated through an anchor method of commuter rail lines, interstate highways, mass transit airways, seaports and airports networks. Nestled near the integral point in the US Interstate network, the city constitutes four auxiliary thruway highways and three interstate expressways.
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- Oklahoma State Capitol
travel tip by Belinda posted more then 30 days ago
One of the most beautiful buildings in the city, the Oklahoma State Capitol is maybe the most wonderful in the US. With a fairly 'new' dome, and an amazing architecture, the capitol is perfect for pictures. If you visit the...
- Oklahoma City Museum of Art
travel tip by erato posted more then 30 days ago
One of the most beautiful collections of paintings by European and American artists and also an interesting collection of Hollywood Costume Designs can be see seen in the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. However, if you feel you've...
- Science Museum Oklahoma
travel tip by lizzy_a posted more then 30 days ago
The land of joy for kids, the Science Museum Oklahoma is open daily with a wide variety of interactive exhibits mostly for kids. At least they are the ones that will get the best of it! Among the usual exhibits about space and aviation,...
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