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Celebrating Milwaukee's Chinese and Indian culture

Posted at 8:15 PM, Aug 11, 2020

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee is a city with vibrant cultures that normally we get to see at summer festivals. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, those festivals have all been canceled.

That won't stop us though from celebrating all that makes us different and unique.

TMJ4 News is highlighting and showcasing different ethnic festivals each week. This time we take a look at the Dragon Boat Festival and IndiaFest Milwaukee. In the first part of this story we will highlight the Dragon Boat Festival and will follow it up with IndiaFest Milwaukee.

We begin with one of the most unique boat festivals in Wisconsin.

One of the most unique boat festivals in Milwaukee

So how do people race these boats?

What is Dragon Boat Racing

What ethnic festival in Milwaukee is complete without food?

All things Chinese food in Milwaukee

Finally, it's not as well known but it sure is popular. Chinese Yoyo-ing.

Less known but very popular Chinese activity - Chinese Yoyo

Now to India!

Celebrating the diversity of IndiaFest Milwaukee

India has a seriously unique and a diverse range of cuisine in the best way possible.

Exploring Milwaukee's delicious Indian food

Hungry yet? We are too. You can check out this delicious Indian fod at Bollywood Grill on Jackson Street in Milwaukee.

Keep up with TMJ4 News as we continue to highlight and explore all the cultures that make Milwaukee such a unique place.

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