Elgins' iFest brings world cultures together

  • Keyana Desai, 15, of Rolling Meadows and Gauri Jog's Indian Dance School in Schaumburg performs at Elgin's International Festival, also known as iFest. The event brought together dozens of world cultures.

      Keyana Desai, 15, of Rolling Meadows and Gauri Jog's Indian Dance School in Schaumburg performs at Elgin's International Festival, also known as iFest. The event brought together dozens of world cultures. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Annaleis Baldwin of Elgin, 7, of the Elgin Math and Science Academy speaks at Elgin's International Festival Saturday outside The Centre of Elgin. Known as iFest, the event brought together dozens of world cultures.

      Annaleis Baldwin of Elgin, 7, of the Elgin Math and Science Academy speaks at Elgin's International Festival Saturday outside The Centre of Elgin. Known as iFest, the event brought together dozens of world cultures. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report
Updated 5/4/2019 5:57 PM

Elgin's International Festival, also known as iFest, brought together people Saturday from dozens of world cultures to share food, traditional clothing and dances with others.

Held inside The Centre of Elgin's Heritage Ballroom and outside, the annual festival is free, open to all ages and featured a variety of exhibitors and vendors from the Fox Valley area, along with live music, children's activities and items for sale.

 

The event was held by the city and Explore Elgin Area.

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