|The 5th Annual Immigrant Welcome Awards Ceremony and Celebration|
Event Type: Arts & Music|
Age Group(s): All Ages
Start Time: 3:30 PM
End Time: 5:00 PM
Come celebrate the diversity of cultures that make up our community with an afternoon of food, music, art projects for children, and special guests. The Immigrant Welcome Awards Ceremony recognizes the contributions of individuals and organizations that have created a welcoming atmosphere for immigrants in the Champaign-Urbana community. This year's ceremony includes a performance by Ballet Folklorico Mitotiani, a local dance group that shares traditional dances from different regions of Mexico. After the Awards Ceremony, the celebration moves across the street to Stango Cuisine for delicious food, socializing and music.
All events are free and open to the public.
Sponsored by C-U Immigration Forum
Co-sponsored by CU FAIR, The Urbana Free Library, University YMCA New American Welcome Center, the Channing Murray Foundation, the City of Champaign, and the City of Urbana.
Location: The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)