Candlelight march highlights Assyrian Martyr’s Day in Skokie
CHICAGO – Hundreds of candles descended down Niles Center Road in Skokie on Aug. 7 as part of Assyrian Martyr’s Day. The annual commemoration, held at the Assyrian National Council of Illinois (ANCI), brought together 16 organizations and hundreds of Assyrians and invited guests, including Skokie Mayor George Van Dusen.
Assyrian National Convention in Palm Springs 2019
CALIFORNIA – Here’s a quick look at some of the artists, vendors and educators at this year’s Assyrian National Convention, held from Aug. 29 – Sept. 2 in Palm Springs, California.
Assyrian Food Festival of Chicago 2019
CHICAGO – By the early afternoon of the first day of the Assyrian Food Festival of Chicago, the Morton Grove Park District was already swelling with thousands of Assyrians and non-Assyrians waiting in lines for kebabs, listening to live music and watching traditional dancing.