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Thank you to everyone who
participated in the 2023
Umbrella Arts 

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Randy Kim is a queer 2nd generation Viet-Khmer American from the Chicagoland area. He is the producer and host of “The Banh Mi Chronicles” podcast. The Banh Mi Chronicles Podcast was recognized by National Geographic Society as one of the recommended Asian American podcasts in April 2021. In May 2021, Apple Podcast named "The Banh Mi Chronicles Podcast" as part of the "Never Voiceless, Moving Forward" playlist to celebrate Asian Pacific Islander Month.  Notable guests included: 2016 Pulitzer Prize Winner, Viet Thanh Nguyen, award-winning author Cathy Park Hong, Loung Ung, best-selling author of the childhood memoir turned Netflix film, "First, They Killed My Father", activist and journalist Helen Zia, recording artist MILCK, and many more. Randy currently serves as a board member with the National Cambodian Heritage Museum .  He recently received his Masters in Nonprofit Management at DePaul University and works for a nonprofit organization

Thank you to our MC Randy Kim, Host and Creator of The Banh Mi Chronicles Podcast!

Japan Karate Association of Evanston

JKA-E is offering free self-defense classes at the festival!

Performances By:
Mandala Arts
Flying Fairies
Hana Center's Pungmul Group
Kaibigan - Northwestern University's Filipino Student Group
Burmese Peacock International
Treblemakers - Northwestern A Cappella Group
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Mandala Arts

Participating Artists & Arts Organizations:
Studio 3
Evanston Made

Lucky Henna
Sinag Art Collective

Sarita Kamat
Mandy Yom
Qun Yu
Pranali Goyal
Regin Igloria

Lucky Henna

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The 2023 Umbrella Arts Festival is grateful for our generous sponsors & donors!

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