Hamtramck, Michigan is a small town that is within the borders of the city of Detroit. Once a small area filled with Polish immigrants who worked at the Fisher factory, Hamtramck has become one of the cultural hot spots in the Midwest. Hamtramck is home of the Hamtramck Blow Out, a four day festival of music, dancing, food and fun. With an average of over 200 bands attending the event each year, the Blow Out has been described as the largest festival of its kind in the world. Home to a Zen center and Buddhist Temple, this town also has a huge Islamic population and a large Old World Catholic following. Catholic churches in that area are magnificent in their architecture and style and a must see if not for anything but the stained glass windows. Hamtramck also has a wide variety of clubs, bars and ethnic centered restaurants. If you love Polish food you have found the right place! This area has always been diversely populated and is considered the melting pot area of Detroit. The Planet Ant Video Festival is a top rated festival that celebrates the private movie scene. When you go to this festival you will be able to enjoy films made by aspiring film makers from around the world. Once thought of as just a quiet place located in the heart of Detroit, Hamtramck has proven to be a top cultural center.