Sunday, November 27, 2022
2016 Tampa Natsumatsuri

Annual Japanese Summer Festival “Tampa Natsumatsuri” Returns June 11

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...
Miss Vietnam Florida Pageant

Central Florida Dragon Parade welcomes the year of goat

Watch the Dragon Parade Lunar New Year Festival videos at On February 22, 2015, Orlando’s Fashion Square Mall hosted the 4th-Annual Central Florida Dragon Parade and Lunar New Year Festival, welcoming in the year of the goat....

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...
Year of Monkey

Banana Paradiso

In this New Year of the Monkey 2016 I like to share a heavenly story that made it all the way from paradise. The story Garden of Eden is considered to be one of the...

Traditional Japanese Archery: Kyudo

"Kyudo" in Japanese, means "the way of the bow". This traditional Japanese form of archery is both a contemporary sport as well as a tradition tied to schools of etiquette, horsemanship as well as...
Daruma doll

What are Japanese Daruma Dolls?

Daruma Dolls (達磨, daruma) are traditional Japanese figurines made in the image of Bodhidharma, a 7th century Buddhist monk from India who is said to be the progenitor of Zen Buddhism. These dolls are...

The Japanese Sword Museum 刀剣博物館

The Japanese Sword (Token) Museum specializes in Japanese swords. Since the introduction of sword-making techniques from the Asian Continent, Japanese swords have been improved throughout Japans long history of warfare. They were not only traditional weapons but also sometimes regarded...

Star Wars Osechi-ryōri to celebrate the New Year

Japanese celebrate the New Year traditional habit will eat Osechi-ryōri (two or three layers of food box) "御節" (お せ ち). Osechi are easily recognizable by their special boxes called jūbako (重箱), which resemble...
Orlando Dragon Boat

Orlando First Dragon Boat is finally here!

Dragon Boat racing is a Chinese tradition which originated in China over 2000 years ago and spread to the whole world and became a very popular team-building sport. Asia Trend has media sponsored and reported...

The Taiwanese Turtle and the Betel Nuts

Once upon a time in the Island of Taiwan … A turtle had a happy life living in a green and orange rugged field, eating lettuce and carrots. One day, the turtle went for a walk...
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