CHAT’s 11th Annual Hmong Arts & Music Festival

You are invited to the CHAT Freedom Fest: The 11th Annual Hmong Arts and Music Festival at Como Park, McMurray Field in Saint Paul, Minnesota on Friday, July 4th and Saturday July 5th 2014.

CHAT began the Annual Hmong Arts and Music Festival in 2001 with nearly 800 attendees and has grown to over 5,000 attendees. This year CHAT is partnering with Lao Family Community of Minnesota to host the CHAT Freedom Fest alongside the 34th Annual Hmong Freedom Sports Festival, which is the largest Hmong festival and sports tournament in the United States, with nearly over 40,000 attendees from all over the world. With this partnership, we are excited to make this year’s festival one of the biggest Hmong events in the Twin Cities metro area. We have received great support from the Minnesota State Arts Board and Knight Foundation; however we still need your support. Our work could not be possible without the generous support of donors and sponsors like you. CHAT invites you to support the legacy of CHAT which exists to nurture, explore and illuminate the Hmong American experience through artistic expressions through your sponsorship and/or donation.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Fres Thao at or (651) 603-6971.

To donate online, simply go to: and click “Donate Today!” Every dollar counts, and will go a long way. Also keep in mind that your gift is tax-deductible! We look forward to seeing you this summer at the CHAT Freedom Fest: The 11th Annual Hmong Arts and Music Festival!

Thank you!

There is a lot to do leading up to and during the festival, as well as a variety of areas in which you can participate! As a volunteer your support makes this wonderful and unique event possible.

Please fill out the volunteer form below, and we will contact you shortly!

If you have any questions, feel free to stop by the studio, call us, or email us at!

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