The Asian American Community of Elgin (AACE) will host its third annual Asian Fusion Festival as part of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebration from 3 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. May 31st, 2008 at the Hemmens Cultural Center, 100 Symphony Way. The event is sponsored by the Elgin Human Relations Commission with collaboration from the Elgin Parks and Recreation Department. The event promises to be one of Elgin’s premier cultural and community festivals of the year.
More than 1,000 people, including local community leaders and Asian Americans throughout the Chicago land area will celebrate the richness and diversity of Asian culture at the annual event.
Cultural arts and mini-bazaar are FREE for viewing. Tickets for evening cultural performances are $10 for children 10 and under, $20 for adults.
Throughout the day there will be interactive craft demonstrations, including Indonesian Batik Printing by Dharma Wanita Persatuan, Thai Fruits Carving, Beadwork, and Chinese Calligraphy painting by Yellow River Performing Arts. Stand back as advanced martial artists demonstrate their talents, courtesy of the Kim’s Black Belt Academy from Elgin, IL. The Taste of Asia will delight your palate. There will be “Big Bucks” to be won in our raffle and “Bid Big” to win in the silent auction.
For Tickets please call 847.877.8224 or visit our website at www.aacelgin.org . Further information Liah Tehan, contact the Artistic Director of the Asian Fusion Festival, at 847.212.4810.