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UNITED ARTS BRINGS THE COMMUNITY TOGETHER

United Arts
ARTS FOR ALL DAY on FEB. 4, 2017 ORLANDO, FL — Arts for ALL Day is a new, must-see event for all Central Floridians, with a focus of introducing new communities to local arts and cultural organizations throughout Central Florida. The event was created by United Arts of Central Florida and will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017, from 10:00AM – 4:00PM...

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...

Orlando Downtown Library hosts Chinese New Year event

Chinese School of CAACF
Orlando downtown library-goers got a chance to celebrate the Chinese New Year through a one-hour program presented by the Chinese School of CAACF on February 21, the third day of the Lunar New Year. CHARGE dragon boat team of CAACF kicked off the program by performing a dragon dance, marching from the outside. Dragon dance, signifying the power, prosperity and...

Anime Girls: Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls invasions in Shinjuku station

In recent years, a lot of games be in the Shinjuku station to do publicity. This time on the phone game "THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS Starlight stage (アイドルマスター シンデレラガールズ)", a large number of idol invasion! From September 12 through 18, Shinjuku station is decorated in THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS Starlight stage for the game's first anniversary. One of the main attractions...

The Art of Belly Dancing

Belly dance class
Traditionally known as the “Oriental Dance,” belly dancing has been celebrated for centuries by royalty, writers, poets, artists and musicians. Many experts say belly dancing is the oldest form of dance, having roots in all ancient cultures from the Orient to India to the Middle East. Throughout history, this ritualized expression has usually been performed for other women--generally during rites...

FusionFest Celebrates Diversity

FusionFest 2018
New festival brings two days of cultural and international entertainment, food and film to Central Florida Orange County, Fla. – A new festival celebrating Central Florida’s growing diversity is coming to Orange County on Thanksgiving weekend this year. FusionFest, a free, two-day celebration of cultural inclusion, will be held on Nov. 24 and 25, 2018 in front of the Dr. Phillips Center in downtown...

“Tokyo-Ga” art exhibition unveiled at Miami International Airport by Japanese and MIA officials

“Tokyo-Ga” at Miami International Airport (MIA) is the first exhibition devoted to Japanese culture at MIA. The “Tokyo-Ga” (images of Tokyo) project began in response to a devastating tsunami and earthquake that claimed thousands of lives in Japan in 2011. The portfolio showcases images of the multifaceted Japanese capital, which reflect the contrast between the country’s tradition and modernity....

UNITED ARTS AWARDS 17 MINI-GRANTS FOR ARTS LEARNING AND CULTURAL PROJECTS

United Arts
ORLANDO – September 5, 2017 – United Arts of Central Florida announced the recipients of its February cycle of Mini-Grants and of Arts Learning Mini-Grants. Twelve organizations were awarded $17,000 in the first cycle of Mini-Grants and five organizations were awarded $11,500 for the Arts Learning Mini-Grants. Mini-Grants United Arts reaches out to grassroots and multicultural organizations through its Mini-Grants program....

Japanese Creations Arts and Crafts Experience Creator Launches With Three Traditional Japanese Craft Styles

Japanese Creations
Japanese Creations Arts and Crafts Experience Creator Launches With Three Traditional Japanese Craft Styles SAN JOSE, Calif., May 17, 2017 — Japanese Creations, an online Japanese arts and crafts experience creator, has launched its brand with three traditional Japanese craft styles: Chigiri-e, Chirimen and Etegami.  With all materials hand-selected in Japan, Japanese Creations offers authentic Japanese arts and crafts online courses...

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...
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