Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration

May 21, 2023 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
Wilmette Community Recreation Center
3000 Glenview Rd.


Central Elementary & Marie Murphy Junior High

Kung Fu Demonstration

Performed by Dawei Ho, Jane Peng, Mike Peng

Fonseca Martial Art Wilmette Dojo


Performed by Millie, Cecilia with Sensei JC

Romona Elementary Hindustani Classical Music

“Harwa Harwa” – Hindustani Classical Composition Performed by Avni Arora

“Bolan Bina” – Fusion of western and Hindustani classical Performed by Aarav Varshney and Aaditya Arora

Mongolian Horse Head Fiddle and Song

Performed by Eric Tserenbat, Enkh-Uils Munkhkhuyag, Uudambiligt Uuganbayar,

Suvdaa Namsrai

Marie Murphy 6th Grade Girls Dance

“Kala Chashma” Dance

Performed by Kaeya Das, Loukya Prabhu, Jaya Vasudevan, Shanta Paul

New Trier Korean Drum Club

“Lit” & “Thunderous”

Led by Brent Roman

Performed by Roger Chiu, Darren Lin, Joshua Phenany, Sabrina Huang, Sammy Castillo

Thai Cultural and Fine Arts Institute of Chicago Dance

“Srivichai” – “archaeological” Thai Dance

Performed by Patricia Ramsey, Tia Ramsey, Kitana Forsythe

Romona Elementary School

“You Look Beautiful When You Smile” Chinese Song

Performed by Anna Zhang, Cynthia Ding, Bethany Qu, Ava Zhang, Evan Pan, Bella Yao, Claire Yao, David McClintick, Staci Zheng

Avoca Elementary School Bollywood Dance

“Cutie Pie”

Performed by Aahna Patel, Deepa Paul, Arpita Paintal

Chinese Beijing Opera

“Li Hua Song” Pear Flower Praise

Performed by Rosa Yeh

 New Trier Fusion Dance

My type of Kwhab” Dance

Performed by Sonya Achettu, Nisha Lee, Jaida Prachand

Highcrest Middle School

“Let the World Be Filled with Love” Chinese Song

Performed by Emily McClintick



Come learn about different cultures and
participate in interactive cultural booths

  • Mongolia
  • Korea­­
  • Korean Calligraphy and Paper Game
  • China
  • Calligraphy and Paper Folding
  • Japan
  • Japanese Ikebana Flower Arrangement
  • Philippines
  • Tinikling Dance
  • Pakistan
  • India
  • Henna
  • Tai Chi
  • Taiwan