57th Song Festival Chicago
CHICAGO, ILL: Governor George H. Ryan sponsored an exhibit
at the James R. Thompson Center for the 57th Song Festival
Chicago. The festival will take place May 26 - 27, 2001 and is organized by
the United German Choruses of Chicago. The Governor commended the
organization for preserving German culture and heritage.
Pictured from left to
right: Gerda Pilz,
President, Heinrich Janssen, 2nd Vice President and Pat Michalski,
Assistant to the Governor for Ethnic Affairs.