Mount Prospect Celebration of Cultures

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Welcome to the inaugural Mount Prospect Celebrations of Cultures event. The Mayor and the Village Board have long recognized the diverse population that makes up the Village. As a result, the Mount Prospect Celebration of Cultures has been planned as commemoration to honor the many diverse populations that live side by side in the Village.

This event will take place on September 29th between the hours of
11 am to 7pm, at Kopp Park, located just behind RecPlex, 420 Dempster Street. The Celebration of Cultures will feature entertainment, cultural booths, craft fair and food from around the world.

 

 

Meeting multi coloredHelp plan this first time event

 Since this is a new event, we are looking for residents from some of the 30+ cultures that make up Mount Prospect to serve on a planning committee in order to get this event off the ground. If you would like to volunteer, or represent your cultural group, we would like to hear from you.  If you know of a contact for leadership in you culture, we would also like to hear from you. We want as many cultural groups represented as possible. Fill out a Volunteer information Form

 

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Searching for restaurants interested in selling food
at the event

We are looking for ethnic restaurants to serve food at the festival. The concept is a taste of that would consist of small servings that would only cost attendees $2 or $3 a plate. If you would like to participate, please contact jkane@mountprospect.org or call 847-818-5322

 

 

indian dancingSearching for cultural entertainment

We are looking for entertainment representing various cultures. If you have a performance group that dances, sings, drums, plays instruments or any other form of entertainment from your culture, we would like to hear from you. Please contact jkane@mountprospect.org or call 847-818-5322

 

 Stay Tuned for More Information as We Receive it.

 

 

Fill out a Volunteer information Form