Greco, Jamie, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Jamie Greco Daily Herald correspondent
Another dimension of Elgins diversity is about to be celebrated at the first Elgin Asian Festival at Festival Park.
The Asian Community Network, sponsored by the city of Elgin with the help of coordinator Kone Chansey, will put the many cultures that make up the Asian American community on an entertaining and educational display.
Although the Laotian community is prevalent in Elgin, a variety of Asian countries will be showcased at the festival, according to Chansey.
"The whole purpose of the event is to draw people from all nationalities of Asian background," he said. "Also to (bring in) non-Asians, …
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Publication information: Article title: Cultural Understanding. Contributors: Greco, Jamie - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: August 29, 2008. Page number: 2. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2008 Gale Group.
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