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...

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...

FSA at UCF’s 14th Annual Sayaw Cultural Showcase: The Last DT Benders

FSA’s 14th Annual Sayaw Showcase: The Last DT Benders
The Filipino Student Association at UCF was founded by Tukz Taaca and Wilson Casillan. Every year, FSA hosts an event that showcases the many Filipino cultural dances of the Philippines. This year, the theme is “The Last DT Benders”, and it held on March 22 in the Pegasus Ballroom. The evening was highlighted with various...

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...

Disneyland Celebrates the Chinese New Year in Hong Kong and Shanghai

Hong Kong Disneyland Chinese New Year Celebration
The Chinese New Year celebrations in Hong Kong and Shanghai Disneyland kicks off a week to Chinese New Year's Day. Traditional red and gold ornaments, red lanterns and red envelopes, the colors for good luck and happiness, decorate every corner of the park. Our favorite characters dress in full Chinese traditional gear to celebrate and wish you Gung...

Celebrating Lunar New Year series with Year of the Pig stamp

USPS Year of the Pig stamp
Lunar New Year is upon us again, and that always brings a flurry of orders for stamps collection. Around the world, millions of people welcome a new year with gifts, music, and celebration! Bright pink peach blossoms highlight the 2019 Year of the Pig/Boar stamp from the U.S. Postal Service®, the 12th and final stamp in the Celebrating...

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...

Starbucks Launches Year of the Pig Mug and More

Starbucks 12 Zodiac mugs
With a history that dates back more than 4,000 years, Lunar New Year is one of the world’s grandest and most significant cultural celebrations. It's a time to sweep out the old and bring in the new with family gatherings, celebrations and the exchanging of gifts. Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring...

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 &...
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