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Hmong Wausau Festival 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns

WAUSAU – Organizers from the Hmong Wausau Event have decided in order to cancel the occasion in the wake up of the coronavirus pandemic.

Director Yee Leng Xiong of Hmong American Center Executive stated the information in a notice posted on Friday through Facebook group. Xiong stated the choice was made to protect the health and safety of its attendees, competitors, athletes, and vendors.

“Avery disappointing news, we want to reassure you that we will do all we can to prepare for next coming Hmong Wausau Festival, ” Xiong wrote in the letter. “The following Hmong Wausau Festival will be bigger, more festive, and better than past past. ”

The festival typically takes place at the end of July and draws thousands of visitors, many from outside central Wisconsin.

For more information please Contact:

Yee Leng Xiong, Executive Director
715-842-8390 | yeelengxiong@hmongamericancenter.org