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PCS steals limelight at Asian American fete


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CHICAGO, IL — The Asian American Coalition of Chicago (AACC), along with the host community, the Chinese Americans of Illinois, joined together in celebrating the 15th Annual Asian American Festival in recognition of May as Asian American & Pacific Islanders Heritage Month at Daley Center Plaza Chicago during May 16-20.

The Asian American communities take turn hosting this event.

Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago (PCS), a long-time AACC partner, and others represented the Indian American Community and also supported the planning and execution of the festival.

PCS participated in the ethnic wear fashion show and also demonstrated the act of turban wrapping at Daley Plaza.

The festival showcased delicious Asian-ethnic cuisines, and unique Asian American merchandise. Also lending additional color to the festivities included lunch hour Asian Chinese, Korean, Filipino, Laotian, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Thailand, dance performances, music, martial arts, turban wrapping, henna art to name a few.


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