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Desi Fest 2012 at Schaumburg Boomers Stadium

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The Schaumburg Boomers welcome Desi Fest 2012 presented by the Desi Times to Boomers Stadium, 1999 Springinsguth Road in Schaumburg, from noon to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22.

An all-day event, Desi Fest 2012 will bring together the cultures of India and Pakistan for guests to experience through food, jewelry, clothes, beauty pageants, fireworks and other entertainment.

One of the festival's biggest highlights will be the world's largest mural on canvas envisioned by event promoter Monty Saived and created by Indian artist Aejaz Saived.

Local vendors will feature their merchandise in a fun-filled festival complete with dance performances and other entertainment for the little ones, including kids' rides and authentic Indian and Pakistani food. The evening will be highlighted by live music onstage by celebrities from both India and Pakistan before a live fireworks display. For more information, call (847) 226-8780 or visit

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