Saturday, June 24, 2017
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PhilFest 2017 – celebrating Philippine culture

PhilFest 2017
PhilFest 2017 celebrated Philippine culture through a vibrant three day long festivity that drew crowds of Filipino-Americans and locals who came out to enjoy the food, dance and music. The event is hosted by PCFI and held at the Philippine Cultural Enrichment Complex in Tampa every year. Over 50 vendors sold everything from traditional garments, snapbacks, t-shirts, jewelry, and...

Asian American Business Roundtable to be Held January 11 – 13th in Las Vegas

Diversity as the Disruptor: How U.S. Demographics Are Changing Business Dynamics NEW YORK, Oct 28, 2016 – Diversity is set to become the new disruptor in the U.S. economy, corporations and business leadership. The Asian American Business Development Center today announced that their second annual Asian American Business Roundtable, “The New Majority: Igniting the Future through Inclusion and Partnerships” will...

Annual Orlando Japan Festival 2016 is coming up on November 13!

Sunday, 11am – 5pm At The Village at Hunter’s Creek, 13574 Village Park Drive Orlando, FL 32837 (John Young Parkway and The Greenway (Rt. 417) The festival has started as a small school festival for the Japanese Language School of Orlando. Over the past fifteen years, it has grown into one of the most popular Japanese cultural festivals in Central Florida....

USF Mid-Autumn Moon Festival 2016

With a full moon rising Thursday night, Fall came early for everyone celebrating the Chinese Mid-Autumn Moon Festival at the University of South Florida in Tampa on Thursday night.  The Suncoast Association of Chinese Americans, Chinese American Association of Tampa Bay, the Confucius Institute at USF and the university community sponsored the festival with free moon cakes, a holiday-lighted dragon-lion and...

Jeremy Lin plays piano and dances in the Taiwanese pop star’s Jay Chou music video

On Aug 26, Jeremy Lin is pretty excited about the whole thing and posted the full-length YouTube video online via his Twitter page. Check it out below. Jeremy Lin is in the Taiwanese pop star Jay Chou’s new music video. The song translates to “Turkish Ice Cream.” You can turn on the subtitles on YouTube to see the song lyrics...


I came for the Char Siu, but I stayed for the politics. On August 12th, 2016, the YESS center hosted its first ever President town hall watch party. AAJA (Asian American Journal Association) and APIAVote (Asian Pacific Islander American Vote) worked together to put on a forum where the potential presidential candidates spoke about their platforms and how they...

2016 Central Florida Duanwu Festival

The Chinese American Association of Central Florida (CAACF) has fulfilled its mission over the years by hosting Duanwu Dragon Boat festival during the 5th day of the 5th month of the traditional Chinese calendar, featuring workshop attendants a taste of both dragon boat racing and delicious bamboo leaf wrapped sticky rice dumplings called zongzi 粽子. Attendees also learned about...

Annual Japanese Summer Festival “Tampa Natsumatsuri” Returns June 11

2016 Tampa Natsumatsuri
The Florida Japan Exchange and Teaching Alumni Association (FL-JETAA)  invites guests of all ages to attend its 11th annual Japanese summer festival, Tampa Natsumatsuri, on June 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Christ the King Catholic Church, located at 821 S. Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa. Admission is free.                                                             The event is a non-profit, community-based festival featuring Japanese...

Dragon boat racers support breast cancer survivors at the Dragon Boat Festival

The 4th Annual Walgreens Space Coast Dragon Boat Festival Presented by PepsiCo took place on the waters of the Cape Canaveral's Banana River Lagoon at Manatee Sanctuary Park on April 16, 2016. Watch as twenty paddlers moved in unison, combining strength with teamwork in a boat whose elaborate dragon design originates in ancient China. Attendees enjoyed the beautiful scenery and nature...

1st Annual Hillsborough Diversity Festival

In celebration of America's diversity, the first annual Hillsborough County Diversity Festival was held at the Joe Chillura Courthouse Square, April 16, 2016. The turn out was extremely successful with at least 400 people in attendance. The atmosphere was at a constant high, full of fun and laughter. The event opened at 11 o'clock with a speech from the...
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