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Ethnic Arts Festival

by Matt B on July 19th, 2007

Evanston holds its annual Ethnic Arts Festival this Saturday and Sunday at Dawes Park. Attendees can expect to experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of several world cultures. Every continent will be represented with live music, dance performances, spoken word, arts and crafts, and food. Acts on two stages include the Chinese Fine Arts Society, Escola de Samba of Evanston, Indonesian Performing Arts Chicago, Gypsy Rhythm Project, Trinity Irish Dancers, Die Lustigen Musikanten, Sones de M'xico, and many, many more.

arts and craftsirish dancers

Photo credit: (c/o Flickr) bluman, KitAy

Ethnic Arts Festival (free!): 1700 Sheridan Rd (Evanston); 847-448-8058
July 21-22: 12 noon - 7:00 p.m.
Public trans: Bus # 201, 205

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2 opinions for Ethnic Arts Festival

  • Lynn
    Jul 19, 2007 at 3:01 pm

    It sounds like great fun! I love the photo of the little girls doing a folkloric dance!

  • Weekend Festivals
    Jun 15, 2008 at 11:00 am

    […] Lakeshore Arts Festival. The festival takes place on the lakefront at Dawes Park, where the Ethnic Arts Festival was held just a couple weeks ago. Art lovers can enjoy live jazz and classical music, a silent art […]

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