2002 Extravaganza
New Orleans, Louisiana

2002 Extravaganza
"Jazz, Blues, Tambura"
New Orleans Marriott
New Orleans, Louisiana

September 5 - 8, 2002

Chaired by
Mary Lou Dreher & Kathy Katich Zust
Award Recipients & Honorees

75 Year Award

Charlie Smilinich, Tonawanda, NY



50 Year Award

John Turkal, Massillon, OH



President's Award

Mary Lou Dreher, St. Louis, MO
Kathy Katich Zust, St. Louis, MO



Founder's Award

Joe Riccio, Munster, IN



Hall of Fame Inductees

Paul Maricic, St. Louis, MO
Milan Opacich, Schererville, IN


Featured Orchestras

Trubaduri
Pittsburgh, PA

Muselin Continentals
Chicago, IL

Sviraj
Steelton, PA

Šarena
Cleveland, OH
Tamburaški Orkestar Momci
Detroit, MI
T-Rroma
Chicago, IL

Orkestar Zabava
Pittsburgh, PA
Harmonia
Cleveland, OH
Hej Bećari
Minneapolis, MN

Ljubica
Youngstown, OH
Bećari Tamburitza Orchestra
St. Louis, MO
Adriatic Braća
Buffalo, NY

Skršeni Glas
Cleveland, OH
Yeseta Brothers
Los Angeles, CA
Boduli
Chicago, IL

Jedinstvo
Tempe, AZ
Sinovi
Chicago, IL
Orkestar 8601
Chicago, IL

Tomocic Brothers
Windsor, ON
Dunav of Chicago
Chicago, IL