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“Grandpa Idols” JiJi-POP

Jiji-POP
Jiji-POP - a music group of five grandfathers, ages ranging from 59 to 80 (an average age of 67.4) are representing Kochi, as a part of the city’s promotional Kochi-ke ALL STARS (高知家 ALL STARS) Nippon Positive Project. The group is being promoted as the first “Grandpa Idol Group.” In fact, the “jiji” (爺) in the group’s name is an...

How China and Adoption Changed One Family’s Life — and Business

When people think of adoption, they sometimes think of doors that have been closed. For adoptees, these closed doors can be abandonment, a disablility or health issue, birth family poverty and unknown pasts. There are sometimes closed doors for adoptive parents as well such as the desire to build a family, but the inability (or sometimes choice) not to...

Orlando City Commissioner Patty Sheehan: Local Profiles in Community and Leadership

Orlando City Commissioner Patty Sheehan at the Dragon Parade Lunar New Year Festival 2014
When Patty Sheehan, encouraged by friends, ran for Orlando City Council the first time in 1996, she narrowly missed a run off by 75 votes. As the late Betty Carter (former Supervisor of Elections) told her, “The only thing that gets politics out of your blood is embalming fluid.” She ran again in 2000, knocked on over 5000 doors, and beat the incumbent, serving as City of Orlando’s District 4 Commissioner ever since. District...

Born During the Vietnam War: An Operation Babylift Adoptee’s Story

Vietnam is not the war of my generation. It is, however, a war generations before mine have ensured won’t be forgotten. Growing up I read Tim O’Brien’s book “The Things They Carried” and watched the 1980s drama “China Beach” on TV. In school I studied the Tet Offensive and the Fall of Saigon, however, one event never made it...

Japan’s First Female Photojournalist is Still Shooting at the Age of 101

Tsuneko Sasamoto
Tsuneko Sasamoto is a renowned Japanese photographer and the country’s first female photo-journalist. But what is more impressive is that at a grand old age of 101, she’s still  taking pictures and documenting the world around her. Sasamoto, who was born in 1914, perseveres in her work despite having broke her hand and both legs last year. She is now undergoing rehab while...

Asia Trend Magazine: Exclusive Interview with Far East Movement

Far East Movement
The 1st Asian American group to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart at #1 with “Like A G6” Far East Movement (FM) is an electro hip hop group based in Los Angeles, California.  Far East Movement has the distinction of being the first Asian-American group to earn a top ten hit on the Mainstream Pop charts in America.  Their single...

Serve. Inspire. Change.

"Serve, Inspire, Change!" Those were the words I defaulted to when asked to explain my summer experience as a Bank of America Student Leader in three words or less. However, what was supposed to just be the theme for a week’s summit in Washington DC ended up becoming my reality. I was one of five to be chosen for...

Travel the World in a Day at SPIFFS 41st Annual International Folk Fair

From October 29 to November 1, 2015, St. Petersburg International Folk Fair Society, Inc. (SPIFFS) and its ethnic member groups will present the 41st Annual International Festival at Vinoy Park on St. Petersburg’s beautiful waterfront, transforming it into a microcosm of the world. In addition to ethnic foods and cultural displays, Folk Fair offers a multitude of special entertainment in...

Power of the Dragon

Dueling Dragon
For the last 5 years, @OrlandoPolice and inner city teens from the Paramore, Rosemont, Black Male Achievers and Operation Positive Direction  have joined together to train and compete in Dragon Boat competitions all over the world. Mentoring not medals is their goal and they seem to live both.  Learn more about their challenges and triumphs through mentorship here in...

THIS IS MY STORY TO TELL

THIS IS MY STORY TO TELL PART 1 - MORAL STORIES – WHY WE NEED THEM Stories, such as moral stories, have the power to shape mankind’s destiny. Some stories have survived time and are able to deliver universal messages transcending generations. This is my story to tell… Did you ever think about what is it in those stories that enabled them to...
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