A Whole New World: The Asian Cultural Expo and Walgreens Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival takes places in a new venue

Wah Lum Lion Dance
The 5th Annual Asian Cultural Expo and 8th Annual Walgreens Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival found a new home in Turkey Lake at Bill Frederick Park, on Saturday, October 18. Previously held at Downtown Disney, both events boasted an array of attendees from all across Florida as well as areas around the world. Performers and dragon boat teams traveled from many places such as Canada and Thailand. In the Dragon...

Annual Japanese Spring Festival Returns to Miami Beach Botanical Garden on March 31

Japanese Spring Festival
The free festival celebrates all aspects of Japanese culture and features a sushi demonstration and tasting sponsored by the Consulate-General of Japan in Miami MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (March 18, 2019) – The annual Japanese Spring Festival returns on Sunday, March 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to Miami Beach Botanical Garden, located at 2000...

UNITED ARTS CAMPAIGN SURPASSES $2.039 MILLION GOAL!

United Arts
ORLANDO – MAY 8, 2017 – United Arts of Central Florida today announced its 2017 collaborative Campaign for the Arts raised $2.088 million, exceeding its goal by almost $50,000. The intensive three-month fundraiser partners with the area’s cornerstone cultural groups. United Arts opened the campaign with Arts for ALL Day on February 4. The free-admission event, focused on attracting new...

Celebrate Lunar New Year at the Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets

Event to feature traditional holiday fun for the whole family! To celebrate the year of the Rooster and the coming of spring, Orlando-area residents and visitors are invited to ring in the Lunar New Year at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets on Saturday, January 28 from 12 – 3 p.m. at the Food Court Patio. Shoppers can enjoy a time-honored Chinese New...

Ninth Annual Experience Asia Festival 2013

Toyoko Arnold of Pensacola Japanese Community
The Asian Coalition of Tallahassee (www.asiantlh.org |ACT), a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization, celebrated its ninth annual Asian Festival, Experience Asia Festival 2013 (EAF2013), on Saturday, October 12, 2013 between 10:00 AM and 5:30 PM at Bloxham and Lewis Parks located at the intersection of Park Avenue and Monroe Street. Tallahassee being a college town with an ACC (FSU) and MEAC (FAMU) football teams, EAF2013 was scheduled...

School is Cool: Thuyen May Productions’ First Vietnamese Cultural Summer Camp

Thuyen May Productions
In the early morning, tinkering sounds can be heard from the parted doors of the Asia Trend Community Learning Center / Y.E.S.S. Center FL. Underneath the buzzing of a standing motor fan, a few students and their instructors set up tables and chairs for the first day of class. Far in the back of the center, a lunch area...

The 3rd Annual Sino-US Tourism Directors Summit Kicks off in Orlando

Sino-US Tourism Directors Summit
From October 22 to 23, Shao Qiwei, Chairman of China National Tourism Administration headed a delegation to participate in the 3rd Annual China-US Tourism Directors Summit held in Orlando, Florida. The delegates from the tourism administrations of China’s provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities along with the tourism official bodies of states and municipalities of US attended the meeting.  On the evening of October 22,...

Central Florida Arab Festival 2017

When considering the location of the Arab World, spanning Northern Africa and Western Asia, the "Arab identity" becomes one of much confusion and complexity. Often times when we consider Asia as a whole, we forget to include the Western region and its many cultures. Fortunately, here in Orlando we are fortunate enough to have the Arab American Community Center,...

Join the University Florida for “Celebrate Japan” Weekend March 18 to 20

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 16, 2016) – Guests of all ages are invited to the University of Florida for “Celebrate Japan,” a three-day festival featuring a screening of “Always Sunset on 3rd Street,” traditional Japanese music and dance performances, Taiko drumming, a speech and skit contest and more. Hosted in part by the UF Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures,...

Local Volunteers Teaching English in Taiwan Mt. Ali

CHASE ZEN
Chase Zen Foundation is a non-profit organization providing free English tutoring services to under privileged children abroad. This July, college students and volunteers are joining Chase Zen programs to service children abroad.   They will be traveling to Taiwan’s tallest mountain, Mt. Ali, to teach English. Many of the students in the rural elementary and middle schools are in need of learning...
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