SUAB HMONG NEWS — What are some of the changes at the 2015 Hmong Freedom Celebration which will be held at Como Park in St. Paul, Minnesota on July 4 and 5, 2015.
CLICK HERE to watch Suab Hmong News exclusive follow up with the staff of Lao Family Foundation on the detail of some of the activities for the 2015 Hmong Freedom Celebration or best known as Hmong July 4.
ChiaNeng Vang, CEO for the 2015 Hmong Freedom Celebration, said the committee of Lao Family Foundation will be naming the field from McMurray field to LongCheng (Looj Ceeb) field and will also labelling Hmong names on the streets surrounding inside the McMurray field during the event.
CHAT will still a part of the event to host entertainment.
Takraw tournament has been added to the 2015 Sport tournament.
Soccer tournament competition are limited to total of 62 teams: Youth or open soccer tournament limited to 32 teams, Senior soccer (Age 40 up) tournament limited to 20 teams, Women soccer tournament limited to 10 teams.
There is no qualification as mentioned earlier for all the soccer players for the 62 team limited. There will be qualification as mentioned earlier for all soccer players that play in teams that beyond the 62 teams limited.
“The official deadline to register for all level of soccer tournament is July 1st, 2015. Please register your team early so we could get everyone in time… any late registered teams after July 1, 2015 will not be part of the Soccer tournament…” said Cheng Lor, Sport Coordinator.
All other sport tournaments stay the same.
Nou Vang, Security Coordinator, said the security check points will be tight as usual and Law enforcements will monitor closely on any movements of any activities related to gangs.
“We will search all bags for sharp objects, anything look like gun including toy guns will not allowed to go into the event for safety of everyone” said Nou Vang.
For food vendors to qualify to sell foods at the event must participated the Vendor Orientation on June 13, 2015 to get the license from the State of Minnesota.
“If you did not participated the Vendor Orientation on June 13, 2014 for selling foods, we cannot sell the booth to you. That is Minnesota State law.” Said Xue Lee, Food Coordinator.
Watch Suab Hmong News exclusive interviewed the staff of Lao Family Foundation for the latest updated on activities at the 2015 Hmong Freedom Celebration.
NOTE. If you have any questions on the 2015 Hmong Freedom Celebration event, you will need to call Lao Family Foundation in Minnesota directly. Suab Hmong News is not affiliated with Lao Family Foundation and its activities. The reason for this notice is that we received many calls from the Hmong communties on the event.
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