Friday, June 12, 2009
From Staff Reports
Published: June 12, 2009
Hmong Community Development, Inc. and Hmong Press Radio will host the first Multi-Cultural Festival at Caldwell County Fairgrounds in Lenoir on Saturday and Sunday.
"This is a great event for the entire family. And everyone is invited," said Tong Yang, chairman of the Board of Hmong Community Development. "The festival is designed to bring people from various back-grounds together to learn more about each other and to have a great time."
The Festival is designed to attract people from different backgrounds to come to join the Hmong families for two days of fun and festivities, Yang said.
The festival will feature various cultural shows and performances as well as sports competition. The opening ceremony is at 11 a.m. on Saturday. Caldwell County Fairgrounds is Gates open at 7 a.m. admission fee is $3 per person. Admission for those younger than 8 and older 60 is free.
Hmong Community Development, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improve and enhance the lives of the economically disadvantaged residents of the Unifour through education, training, employment, housing, health and language access, individual development and family enrichment.
Hmong Press Radio is a radio program in Hmong language on WCXN 1170 AM in Hickory.