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...

Sunny Isles Beach, Florida new Asia Sister City— Hengchun, Taiwan, ROC

Sunny Isles Beach, Florida has a new Asia Sister City! After becoming sisters with Netanya, Isreal and Taormina, Sicily, Italy, Sunny Isles Beach Mayor Norman S. Edelcup on June 17, 2013 signed the official sister city agreement with Hengchun, Taiwan, ROC! The twin cities were first introduced by Sunny Isles Beach resident as Sunny Isles International Ambassador to Asia, Fang Oliver. After two years of planning by Mrs....

Lunar New Year Highlight in Florida

Dragon Parade Lunar New Year Festival coming Feb 17 2019
The Lunar New Year of 2019 falls on February 5th (Tuesday), and the festival will last to February 19th, about 15 days in total. 2019 is a Year of the Pig according to the Chinese zodiac. Lunar New Year dates vary slightly between years, but it usually comes during the period from January 21st to February...

Asian-American lawyers reach out to youth about the legal field

On Saturday, April 23 2016 Asia Trend and Youth Enrichment and Senior Services collaborated with the Greater Orlando Asian American Bar Association (GOAAB) and hosted “Pathways in the Legal Profession”, an event targeted for high school students and anyone aspiring to work in the legal field. A panel of Asian-American attorneys including Michelle Ku, Christine Berk, Vanessa Braga, Lisa...

Korean Culture Summer Camp & Korean Food Festival keeps Korean culture alive

Korean Culture Summer Camp & Korean Food Festival
Korean American Association of Central Florida hosted the 2nd annual Korean Culture Camp at the Orlando Korean Presbyterian Church from July 15th to July 19th followed by the Korean Food Festival on July 19th at the Eastmonte Civic Center. The purpose of the camp is to provide Korean cultural education to the Korean Americans at the Greater Orlando area. (Several) overseas teachers from Korea spent a week...

The Asian American Population in Florida

2010 Census
The Asian population increased more than four times faster than the total U.S. population. According to the 2010 Census, the Asian population grew by 46.5%, faster than any other race group in the United States between 2000 and 2010. The 2010 Census reported 308.7 million people in the United States, a 9.7 percent increase from the Census 2000 population of 281.4 million. Of the...

The Ringling Hosts Community Festival and Grand Opening of Center for Asian Art

Striking New Center Designed by Machado Silvetti Underlines Ringling’s Commitment to Study and Appreciation of Asian Art SARASOTA, Fla., April 4, 2016 – The Ringling welcomes the public to the newest addition to its storied campus – The Center for Asian Art in the Dr. Helga Wall-Apelt Gallery of Asian Art – on Sunday, May 15, from 10 a.m. to...

TCCNA 29th 2nd MidYear Conference in Tampa

The Taiwanese Chambers of Commerce of North America (TCCNA) hosted its 29th 2nd MidYear Conference in Tampa. Since its inception in 1988, TCCNA has established thirty-nine local chapters in major metropolitan areas and embodies a coalition of more than 3,500 business members. Every year since, biannual conferences have been held. Through the efforts of Robert Chen, a Senior Board Director of TCCNA and...

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...

Taiwanese Associations 2017 New Year Celebration

The Taiwanese Associations in Central Florida hosted its annual flag raising ceremony to welcome the year of 2017 with the Taiwanese community. Over five hundreds attended the two Taiwanese American New Year's Day Flag Raising Ceremony on New Year Day.  One located at the Westside Crossing and the second one located at the Chinese Cultural Centre in Florida.  Various...
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