COA Dance Professor Danny Nguyen and Students Perform at the 56th Raising of the United Nations Flag at Jack London Square

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Award-winning Dance Professor Danny Nguyen and his students were invited to perform at the 56th Raising of the United Nations Flag and Parade of 193 Member State Flags, held on October 8, 2022, at Jack London Square (JLS), in Oakland. Chair of the United Nations (UN) Flag Raising at JLS Dr. Veronica Ufoegbune expressed her appreciation in a letter and invited the group to perform again next year. “Please know that we at the UN Flag Raising Annual Ceremony deeply appreciate you and the College of Alameda for your commitment to the Unity of the people of the world...You and your class are indeed Honorary UN Flag Raising Ambassadors!”, wrote Ufoegbune. “I hope that you accept our invitation to present in October 2023!” Professor Nguyen and the students also received a Certificate of Acknowledgement designating them as honorary ambassadors. Nguyen’s talents are well-known around the greater Bay Area. He is the recipient of many awards, including the City of San Francisco Distinguished Artist Award (2014), Asian Week Foundation Award (2012), Vietnamese American Community Center of the East Bay (2007), City of Alameda Shining Stars Award (2006), and over a dozen others.

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