2018 Taste of Korea Festival

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The second annual Taste of Korea festival takes place this weekend and is twice the size of last year. (WLS)

It's a colorful celebration of Korean culture, featuring music, dancing and of course, authentic Korean food.

This weekend is The Taste of Korea Festival in Skokie. There are food vendors, food trucks, drink stations, ice cream stations and 25 merchandise vendors in the West lot of Old Orchard Shopping Mall celebrating all things Korean.

New this year are two competitions. The Midwest USA Changwon K-POP World Festival Singing and Dance Preliminary Competitions will both take place at the festival. One finalist from the singing competition and one from the dance competition will be selected to represent the Midwest in South Korea for the World Title.

Festival Chairperson Lily Kim and chefs Andy and Billy Lim of City Rock Korean Kitchen joined ABC7 Sunday morning to talk about the festival.

Taste of Korea Chicago Festival
Dates: Saturday, July 21 and Sunday, July 22, 2018
Hours: 11 am to 10 pm
Address:WEST LOT to Old Orchard Shopping Center Orange Garage

4999 Old Orchard Shopping Center, Skokie
Admission: Free, accepting donations
For more information:
Facebook.com/TOKChicago
Twitter.com/TOKChicago
Instagram.com/tokchicago
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