Free events Navy Pier.
Where: 600 E Grand Ave, 312-595-5629. Aon Grand Ballroom
Global Connections: International
Global Connections is a free celebration of the diverse people and cultures that make up Chicago’s local character. Each of the free events feature music, dance, art and more from a variety of cultures, and fun for all ages and cultural backgrounds.
Chinese New Year February 24, 2018 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Celebrate Chinese New Year with traditional food, music and arts. Performances include: the Chicago Chinese Cultural Center Lion Dancers, the Flying Fairies dance troupe, martial arts by Bei Dou Kung Fu’s Master Wu Jing Tao and studio, Eight Tones Chinese Music Ensemble, Cheng Da Drum Team, and many other luminaries from the Chicago Chinese community.
Global Connections: Holi March 4, 2018 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Celebrate Holi with traditional food, music and arts. Holi is the Hindu spring festival celebrated in India and Nepal, also known as the “festival of colors” or the “festival of love.”