Mount Prospect Celebration of Cultures

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2nd Annual Celebration of Cultures
September 14, 2019
Kopp Park - Behind RecPlex


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Welcome to the 2nd Annual 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.

September 14, 2019
11:30 AM -  6 PM
Kopp Park (behind RecPlex)
420 Dempster Street

The Celebration of Cultures will feature entertainment, cultural booths, craft fair and food from around the world.


Parking Information

Parking in the RecPlex parking lot is limited. Attendees are encouraged to park in the north end of the Kohls parking lot at 1500  Elmhurst Road, (Elmhurst Rd and Dempster Street.)   

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Ten Thousand Villages is a free trade craft outlet. From communities throughout the developing world, every inspired design is crafted with love using local materials (usually natural or recycled) and time-honored skills by makers they have known and worked with for years.

Every purchase improves the lives of makers by supporting their craft and providing a fair, stable income.

Ethnic Food 

Small plates will be available for the price of $3, so visitors can try several different dishes.

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  • Canta Napoli
  •  KD Market
  •  Qulinarnia Modern Polish Cuisine
  •  Hacienda El Sombrero
  •  Minta Restaurant and Social Lounge 
  •  Capannari Ice Cream (Vanillas from around the world)
  •  Nothing Bundt Cakes

More to come, list subject to change.

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Cultural Entertainment Schedule

Schedule Subject to Change

11:30 AM         Opening Ceremonies
12:00 PM         Thai Cultural and Fine Arts Institute Dance Company
12:30 PM         Yelin Korean Traditional Drumming & Dancing Troupe    
12:45 PM         Euclid School Singers
1:00 PM             Na Kupuna Ukulele Club  (Hawaiian Music)
2:00 PM            Jasmin Jahal Dance Troupe (Egyptian Fokloric Dances)
2:30 PM             Mt. Prospect Park District Dancers
3:00 PM             The Chicago Cossacks  (Traditional Russian Music)
4:00 PM             Anita's Bollywood Beats (Indian Dance)
4:15 PM              Wici Song and Dance Company (Polish Dance)
4:30 PM             Chicago Korean Dance Company (Korean Dance)
5:00 PM             Bulgarica Dance Company  & Vivanov Co (Traditional Bulgarian Dance)
5:30 PM             The Diana Mosquera Group (Latin Jazz Quartet) 

Sports Demos (Sports Stage)

12:30 pm          Cricket Demo
1:00 pm             Rodriquez Taekwondo Academy
4:00 pm             Illinois Fencing Club    

Schedules and information will be updated as the date draws near.