Beyond the celebration of our Asian Pacific American heritage in 2021, we find us as a community having to deal with strong hate and anti-Asian sentiment. We will attempt to come together to address this issue while embracing our heritage.
Like a kaleidoscope, we are most magnificent when our colors unite —illustrating the beauty in working together. In this spirit, this year’s 34th annual gala themed "One world, Our world" offers an evening of entertainment, dinner, awards and colorful harmony.
The Foundation for Asian American Independent Media (FAAIM) and the Gene Siskel Film Center present The 22nd Annual Asian American Showcase celebrating the vibrant work of Asian American filmmakers, March 31 through April 12.
The popular Chicago International Dragon Boat Festival returns to Arlington Heights on Saturday July 29, 2017. The annual tradition brings the community together lakeside to Lake Arlington for a day of racing and festivities!
“Elevating AAPI Philanthropy: Leaders. Knowledge. Impact.” This expanded two-day meeting will explore the ways that philanthropy, working in partnership with AAPI community leaders and assets, are expanding and mobilizing resources for vulnerable AAPI communities.
The Chinese dragon boat race dates back to over 2,000 years and is a popular sport among Chinese and Asian communities all over the world. Over 10,000 visitors are expected to attend this annual event.
Join us as we celebrate six of the most talented Asian Americans in the Chicagoland area as they compete for the title of the 2017 Kollaboration Chicago Winner and a chance to compete in Kollaboration Star this fall.
The Evanston Vet Center we will be hosting its 1st Annual Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Veteran Program/Luncheon and would like to invite community organizations and members to attend as guests.
The Philippines will be represented along with 22 other countries during its Opening Ceremony on Saturday, May 19 from 1:05-2PM at the outside stage. A cultural performance by the Filipino Kali Eskrima Academy
We would like to invite you to the 8th Annual Benefit Gala for the Korean Cultural Center of Chicago (KCCoC), a showcase of Korean traditional music and dance. This premier gala will be held on Sunday, October 7.
The Annual Gala is the Chicago Chinatown Chamber of Commerce's major fundraising event. Celebrating and uniting the largest gathering of Chinese and American business leaders in the Chicago metropolitan area
This black-tie event is the largest annual celebration for the Asian American community in the Midwest. The event is attended by over 1200 Asian American community and business leaders, representing over 300 Asian American organizations, corporate management and elected officials.
Join us for our most highly anticipated event of the year, an evening of South Asian food, culture, dance, song, and all-around fun—come watch your friends light up the stage in UChicago's biggest and grandest cultural event ever!
A documentary centered around the food traditions of the Philippines, ULAM delves into the trials and tribulations of chefs and entrepreneurs laboring to bring Filipino cuisine to the American mainstream.
The event has also been known for its excellent Korean traditional music and dance performances presented by local and international artists to provide the Korean elderly an opportunity to revisit their cultural identity and enrich their qualities of life through empowerment and socialization in the form of Korean traditional art.
The Xilin Lantern Festival is an annual cultural event produced by the Chicago Huaxing Arts Troupe and sponsored by the Naperville SECA fund and local businesses & corporations. This event is composed of two parts: a Games & Activity Fair in the afternoon and a stage performance in the early evening.
We’re proud to host our annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebration. This year, our esteemed guests include Ji Suk Yi and Sid Bala who will join Wintrust CEO Ed Wehmer for a candid conversation about their experiences, challenges, and accomplishments.
Please come for our temple’s annual fundraiser - a celebration of culture, food and community. This year’s cultural display is themed “Samurai” - featuring armor and weapons used by the traditional warriors.
The ROAR Story Slam is a live storytelling event where 5-6 finalists, who have been selected from the first round of video entries, will compete on stage with their personal stories about the Korean American experience.
Join FALA Chicago in celebrating the incoming officers and board members of the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Chicago Area during the 32nd Annual AABA Installation Ceremony and Awards Reception on Tuesday, September 17.
Our banquet will be an opportunity to celebrate the victories of the past year and ensure we are able to continue doing vital political engagement and advocacy to support our community especially with the fast approaching primary elections.
Please join the Vietnamese Association of Illinois in our celebration of Tết with a night of food, music, and festivities! Please join us in welcoming the Year of the Rat at our annual Tết (Lunar New Year) celebration!
Join them as they kick off the YEAR OF THE RAT with music, colorful lion dances, live entertainment, and our community parade which will start at Argyle & Winthrop at 1:00pm sharp. Join Alderman Harry Osterman, Uptown United, and the Argyle business community for this special event!
The 2020 Kanpai Chicago Japanese Matsuri will be a beverage one day event that serves all different kind of alcoholic beverage from Japan, many parts of Asia and some excellent local breweries along with art & martial art performance!
Arts & Culture Doc Fest (ACDF) is an annual documentary festival curated by Sophia's Choice featuring some never-before-seen documentaries covering music, dance, art and history that are sourced directly from mainland China-based media organization.