Vietnamese Community of Central Florida – Black April 2017 in Orlando

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On April 30th, 2017, The Vietnamese Community of Central Florida hosted an annual Black April Commemoration ceremony for those military officers sacrificed they lives for the freedom of Vietnam.  The ceremony crucially  important to the Vietnamese American community abroad, and every Vietnamese communities must hosted their own events to tribute for millions of innocent Vietnamese died during Vietnam War. The ceremony...

Kaleidoscopic Perspectives: AAHC 2017 Asian Cultural Festival

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AAHC Asian Cultural Festival 2017
On May 27, 2017, the Asian American Heritage Council (AAHC) hosted their 2017 Asian Cultural Festival, an immersive cultural experience of taste, sights, and sounds. This annual festival commemorates May as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and features related international food, multi-cultural entertainment, hands-on activities, cultural goods, and festivities at the core of Orlando Fashion Square Mall. Snaking through...

Mukushin-ryu Kacchu Kumitachi Seminar

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Mukushin-ryu Kacchu Kumitachi Seminar
On Nov. 2 the Rising Sun Dojo held their annual Mukushin-ryu Bujutsu Seminar at the Shindai Dojo in Orlando. This year the seminar was kacchu kumitachi – sword combat while in full armor. Teaching the seminar was Ohashi Kenshin, sensei – 15th generation souke (headmaster) of Mukushin-ryu Bujutsu, and the head of Wasaka Ichiryo Gashuka no Kai-a group dedicated to the restoration and preservation of authentic samurai armor (yoroi). Ohashi sensei, along...

Peking Opera Classic Excerpts in Miami

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Peking Opera
Peking Opera, as China's national essence, has been listed as one of the intangible cultural heritage by the United Nations and is now a very popular Chinese national art which is full of Chinese characteristics and loved by the audience at home and abroad. On the stage of Peking Opera, a horsewhip represents riding, a quant represents rowing, a table can not only be a table...

Orlando Japan Festival 2013 brings love and joy

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Orlando Japan Festival 2013
Orlando Japan Festival, organized by the Japan Association of Orlando (JAO) is one of the largest festivals featuring Japan in Florida. More than 3,000 participants experienced Japanese culture, performing arts, music and cuisines at The Village at Hunter’s Creek on November 3rd. Festival was kicked off at noon by Consul General Shinji Nagashima from Consul-General of Japan in Miami. It is followed by well anticipated “One Hundred Taiko Drummers”...

Fifth Annual Central Florida Dragon Parade and Lunar New Year Festival

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The Fifth Annual Central Florida Dragon Parade and Lunar New Year Festival has returned to ring in the Year of the Monkey, bringing unity and solidarity among the Asian American community as well as greater Orlando community. The festival took place at the Orlando Fashion Square Mall, where it moved from behind the streets of Mills and Colonial two...

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

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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...

Son, why you laugh?

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Son why do you laugh
Son, why you laugh? Son, do you know your father? I am your father. I have some questions Son. When you plan to get married? When you plan to bring kids? Can you stop laughing? Why are you being selfish? Son, don't you know me? I am your father.   Son, I worry for you. I want you to marry a Jewish girl. I want to see my grandchildren. I want you to...

Annual Japanese Summer Festival “Tampa Natsumatsuri” Returns June 11

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2016 Tampa Natsumatsuri
The Florida Japan Exchange and Teaching Alumni Association (FL-JETAA)  invites guests of all ages to attend its 11th annual Japanese summer festival, Tampa Natsumatsuri, on June 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Christ the King Catholic Church, located at 821 S. Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa. Admission is free.                                                             The event is a non-profit, community-based festival featuring Japanese...

Orange County Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

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Orange County Update Third Annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month And Proclamation Ceremony Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Orange County’s Board of County Commissioners (BCC) marked Asian Pacific Heritage Month in May by attending a festive cultural celebration held on the lawn of the County’s Administration Center organized by employees and community partners. The event, now in its third year, was coordinated...
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