World Refugee Day Chicago 2023
TUE, JUNE 24 & SAT, JUNE 24
Two Events This Year!
"The Power of Refugees"
Tuesday, June 20, 2023
12:00 - 1:00pm
Daley Plaza at 50 W. Washington
Featuring a performance by Bassel & The Supernaturals.
World Refugee Day 2023
Saturday, June 24, 2023
9:00am - 4:00pm
Foster Beach Park at 5200 N. Lake Shore Drive
FREE EVENT including complimentary picnic lunch, dance and music performances, soccer tournament, kids' activities, giveaways, and more.
This program is partially supported by a grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events (DCASE).
Soccer Tournament and Kids' activities begin, Opening Remarks
Performances by Tzu-Tsen Wu, Tanya Sigidin, Mandala Arts and Dance Peace, and Abdullah Zaheri
Picnic (complimentary lunch), Refugee Solidarity Rally, DJ Kiran
Performances by Samir Al-Omar, Angel David Salas Marcano, Ssebina Richard and Nabankema Mariam, Center of Peruvian Arts + Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council - Ballet Folklorico, and Hamid
Soccer Tournament championship, Capoeira Circle with Beto deFreitas + Capoeira Angola