MISS FILIPINO-AMERICAN FLORIDA 2019

Miss Filipino-American Florida 2019
Saturday, August 31st – The new Miss Filipino-American Florida was crowned at the Hilton Hotel Downtown Tampa ballroom last Saturday. Five beautiful ladies competed for the crown representing cities and provinces from the Philippines where their parents came from before migrating to America. This annual event is a fundraising project of the Filipino-American Social Club with proceeds...

Enjoy the wonders of Asian Cultural Festival in Central Florida

The Ninth Annual AAHC Asian Cultural Festival showcased Asian cultures and traditions at the Enchanted Nights Banquet Hall on Saturday, June 1, from noon to 5 pm. Dragon Dance by CAACF CHARGE Dragon Boat ClubJapanese Taiko Drums by Orlando Taiko DojoOrlando Young Lions by YESSTai Chi by Orlando HanQingTaiji Culture and Art CenterTinikling by...

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with Mayor Demings and Orange County

During the month of May, Orange County comes together to celebrate National Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.  As part of the celebration, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings and the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) held an event celebrating the cultural heritage of the Asian-Pacific region and joyously recognizing the many contributions — historically and in present-day...

Luma Native Taiwanese Leadership Council starts its one-month long cultural exchange at United National Indian Tribal Youth (Unity) Conference in Orlando

Luma Native Taiwanese Leadership Council
Luma is a biennial enrichment program for the Taiwan Indigenous Youth to conducts overseas study tour in North America. This program enables the Taiwan Indigenous Youth to perform cultural exchange with American Indians, expand their international vision, master their communication and leadership skill. LUMA program is sponsored and organized by Taiwan Vox Nativa Association...

THIS IS “US”: IDENTITY AND INCLUSION IN CENTRAL FLORIDA

FusionFest is seeking performers, vendors and volunteers to participate in the second year of Central Florida’s multicultural celebration. The free two-day event at Thanksgiving Weekend, Nov. 30 & Dec. 1, 2019 is an opportunity for the diverse ethnic communities to share their rich traditions. Share your heritage via music, dance, food, fashion, film, poetry, visual arts and...

TAMPA CHOIR CONDUCTOR TO BE HONORED AT THE CHICAGO FILIPINO ASIAN AMERICAN “HALL OF FAME 2019.”

Some members of the Philippine Choral Group of Tampa with Connie Chanrasmi and the founder of the group, the late Olivia Santiano.
On Saturday, November 9th at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Tampa's PHILIPPINE CHORAL GROUP conductor will be one of the recipients of "HALL OF FAME 2019" award for the preservation of the Philippine music in America at a Gala Awards Dinner & Dance as a Salute and Recognition in honor of the 2019 Chicago Filipino Asian American Hall...

A Splash of Fun: Central Florida Duanwu Dragon Boat Festival

CAACF Duanwu Festival 2019
On June 15, Chinese American Association of Central Florida (CAACF) has fulfilled its mission over the years by hosting Duanwu Dragon Boat festival, featuring workshop attendants a taste of both dragon boat racing and delicious Zongzi 粽子 - a bamboo leaf wrapped sticky rice dumplings. Attendees also learned about the history of behind Duanwu Festival through storytelling and trivia...

A Taste of Asia in Melbourne, FL

Calvary Chapel Melbourne Asian Ministry hosted "A Taste of Asia" on Sunday 26 May 2019. It was a free family friendly afternoon of international food, games, and time together as attendees celebrated Asian culture and heritage while building vibrant cross cultural bridges across their communities and in the world.

24th Annual PhilFest in Tampa Bay

April 5-7 witnessed the 24th Annual Phil-Fest celebration in Tampa, Florida, site of the Bayanihan Arts and Events Center.  This non-stop three day celebration featured entertainment, Philippine Arts and Cuisine, competitions, cultural exhibits and vendors.  Philippines is known for over 7,100 islands, approximately 185 languages/dialects, over hundreds of delicacies, several religions, several tribes, several known festivals, and...

Introducing Mr. and Miss UCF ASA Scholarship pageant 2019

19th Annual UCF ASA Scholarship Pageant 2019
On March 24, 2019 the UCF Student Union Pegasus Grand Ballroom hosted the annual Mr. and Miss UCF ASA Scholarship pageant. Thirteen Asian American students took part in a competition showcasing not only their elegance but also their special talents. The night opened with a National Anthem performed by Jan Lua followed by a...
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