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Unique Wings To Walls Mural Unveiling Celebrates Orlando B-Boy Dance Talent

As part of the Wings to Walls art in public places initiative partnership by the Mills 50 District and Red Bull, local artist  Andrew Spear is creating and unveiling the second of a three-part mural project that will be on the Little Saigon building at the corner of East Colonial Drive and Thornton Avenue.  The mural portrays breakdancing and...

Dr. Martens EASTERN ART

Dr. Martens
Dr. Martens® is a British footwear and clothing brand have been setting the worldwide standard for style, durability, and the rebellious spirit since 1960. . The boots have been the choice of footwear among various groups in British culture: in the 1960s skinheads started to wear them, "Docs" being the usual naming, and by the late 1980s, they were...

Illustration to spread ramen love

I am a noodle freak. I crave for noodle almost everyday. I like to try different kinds of noodle, but nothing can beat ramen! That's the reason why I designed The Ramen Poster, the first ramen poster that introduced 25 different regional ramen recipes in Japan.  After making the first ramen poster, my passion for ramen did not end...

When tradition meets modernity

Candy Miyuki at UCF
While some aspects of Japanese food culture, like sushi, and ramen have become more main stream around the world, there are still many traditions and cultural aspects which remain relatively unknown to the general public. For this reason, the Consulate General of Japan in Miami, in collaboration with Ms. Candy Miyuki, organized a Japanese Candy Art and Character Bento demonstration...

Preserving the Philippine Traditions

Manila, Philippines – In today's generation, many of our youth are slowly losing their Asian identity when it comes to preserving the traditions and customs of their parents or grandparents. But not in the province of Batangas particularly in the small towns of Lemery and Bauan in the Philippines. I recently visited these two small towns about 2 hours from Manila. A...

The Development of Chinese Character Scripts on Exhibit February 1 – April 30, 2016

Chinese Character Scripts on Exhibit
Secretary of State Ken Detzner today announced that the Department of State’s 22nd Floor Gallery in the State Capitol Building is hosting an exhibition of calligraphic works by Mr. HU Ching-san, Deputy Chief Curator of the Department of Rare Books of the National Palace Museum of the Republic of China (Taiwan). Mr. HU Ching-san has provided 15 types of calligraphic...

Dreams will come true if you believe

Central Florida Dragon Parade Lunar New Year Festival 2015
I admit that the Central Florida Dragon Parade and Lunar New Year Festival is the biggest thing I have ever done so far in my life. This crazy idea came into life four years ago when the Executive Director of Mills 50 Joanne Grant reached out to me through Ricky Ly for ways to promote the Mills 50 District to...

2015 Asian’s Top Five Google searched words

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WyhSBELXK7A Google unveiled the “2015-the top ten search terms list”. No search ranking for mainland China since Google be blocked in mainland China. What are those hot words in Google search ranking? Following is Google part of Asian countries and regions “2015-the top ten search terms list”: Hong Kong, China iPhone 6s How-Old.net (Microsoft launched a guess age tool) Du Rufeng (Helen To Yu-ung, travel writer and...

Meet the Global Peace Film Festival’s Executive Director

First established in 2003, Nina Streich was hired to create the Global Peace Film Festival (GPFF) here in Orlando. “The festival started in 2003 - the year the Iraq War began and the motivation for it was in response to the war," Streich said. "However, from the beginning, I wanted to present a positive vision of working for peace rather than...

Shen Yun Performing Arts ‘Absolutely Beautiful’

Shen Yun
The Chinese people have long held that their magnificent culture was a gift from heaven. Art was primarily a means to explore the connection between humankind and the higher universe. Through the universal language of music and dance, Shen Yun weaves a wondrous tapestry of heavenly realms, ancient legends, and modern heroic tales, taking you on a journey through 5,000...
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