World cultures celebrate diversity at the FusionFest

The FusionFest took place at the Dr. Phillips Center in Orlando, Florida on November 24th and 25th, 2018. The two-day event set out to explore and promote the “fusion” of multiple international nations through all the things that create a culture; food, art, language, and people. It was an ambitious endeavor for a first-year event located in the heart of a diverse...

Dragon boat races heat up Turkey Lake in Orlando

GWN Orlando International Dragon Boa Festivalt
About 1,200 paddlers and spectators gathered at Bill Frederick Park At Turkey Lake in Orlando on October 13 Saturday for the 11th Annual Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival, hosted by GWN Dragon Boat.  The festival drew participants of all ages and experience for the races.  63 teams raced in different categories: primarily club, community businesses, and breast cancer survivor teams...

2018 Orlando Korean Festival

Orlando Korea Festival 2018
On November 3rd, 2018, the Grace Church in Orlando and the Orlando Korea Culture Center hosted their third annual Orlando Korea Festival, an event that brings together all who appreciate authentic Korean tradition and entertainment. The festivities lasted from 10am-4pm, bringing in crowds of people who were eager to enjoy the food, activities, and performances. The event sold a large variety...

Thousands Turn Out for 2018 Asian Cultural Expo in Orlando

Asian Cultural Expo 2018
On October 13th, Asian Cultural Expo 2018 drew nearly 4,000 people to Bill Frederick Park At Turkey Lake to celebrate Asian art, music, dance, food, and drink. The 9th annual Asian Cultural Expo began at 10 AM with welcoming remarks by emcee Yuni Sakurada, followed by the “Dotting of the Eye” ceremony by Director General David Chien, Taipei Economic &...

BAMBOO & STRINGS 2018

BAMBOO & STRINGS 2018
The Philippine Cultural Foundation, Inc. in cooperation with the Sampaguita Ladies Society present “Musikong Kawayan Bamboo Ensemble 15th Anniversary Dinner Concert” on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at 6:00 PM at the Bayanihan Arts and Events Center located at 14301 Nine Eagles Drive, Tampa, FL 33626. Rehearsals have doubled up, new costumes designed by Joey Omila has arrived from the Philippines...

GAWAD KALINGA FUN CHARITY NIGHT

GAWAD KALINGA FUN CHARITY NIGHT
Tampa, Florida – “GAWAD KALINGA FUN CHARITY NIGHT” is what read in the digital marquee sign at the Bayanihan Arts and Events Center last Saturday, October 13th when Gawad Kalinga Tampa hosted a “Las Vegas CASINO FUN NIGHT” headed by Rocky Barrido, Gawad Kalinga (GK) Tampa Coordinator to raise funds to build homes for the poorest of the poor...

Orlando Japan Festival Returns November 4

The 100-drummer Taiko drumming performance at the Orlando Japan Festival
Celebrating its 18th year, the free festival offers fun for guests of all ages ORLANDO, Fla. (October 2, 2018) – The Japan Association of Orlando (JAO) presents its 18th annual Orlando Japan Festival on Sunday, November 4 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kissimmee Lakefront Park, located at 69 Lakeshore Blvd. in Kissimmee. The festival offers free admission and fun for...

CRAZY RICH ASIANS ALIVE IN TAMPA

The Rigodon de Honor performers
Tampa, Florida - Since I moved to Tampa in 1986, I have been invited to emcee so many Philippine and other Asian events. But one of the events that I always looked forward to is emceeing one of the grandest Philippine balls in America, the Sampaguita Ball which took place last Saturday, September 29th that was held at the...

Asia Trend Asian Cultural EXPO continues to promote diversity

Asian Cultural EXPO
Orlando, FL - Asia Trend Magazine is proud to present the 9th Annual Asian Cultural EXPO to showcase the culture of Asia on October 13, 2018 at Turkey Lake at Bill Frederick Park.  Come experience and honor the wonders of Asian culture through exhibitions, performances, and workshops! Asian Cultural EXPO will be held together with the Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival which...

Experience Asia Festival Returns on October 6

Celebrating its 14th year, the free festival showcases Asian and Asian Pacific cultures TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (September 24, 2018) – The Asian Coalition of Tallahassee (ACT) presents its 14th annual Experience Asia Festival on Saturday, October 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at downtown Tallahassee’s Lewis and Bloxham Parks, located at 205 East Park Ave. Featuring free admission, the family-friendly festival celebrates...
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