Asian Cultural Festival 2018

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Central Florida Community celebrates Duanwu Festival with Dragon Boat Races & Dumplings

Duanwu Festival
This has been my third time participating and being a part of Asia Trend. This time, it was during the Duanwu Festival, a cultural experience that is celebrated all over the world and praised to this day as being exceptionally important to those who compete and join in on the fun of the festivities. Dragon Boat racing is an intensive, cooperative, and social sport....

Asian Cultural Festival Draws Thousands for Arts, Culture, and Food

Asian Cultural Festival 2018
In 1978, Congress declared May as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month in honor of Asian-American contributions in the United States. Central Florida’s diverse Asian community celebrated with an Asian Cultural Festival on May 12th hosted by the Asian American Heritage Council, which consists of 13 member organizations including the Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Indonesia, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Taiwanese, and Vietnamese associations. Event hosted by the Asian American...

PHILFEST 2018 Returns on April 6

PhilFest 2018
Now in its 24th year, “PhilFest 2018” will take place on April 6th, 7th and 8th. The festival is now considered as one of the biggest, if not the biggest, in the whole of East Coast if not in America. Last years attendance hit more than 11, 000 people.  PhilFest offers variety of Filipino foods, non-stop entertainment, Philippine folk dances,...

Guests From Around the World to Attend the First Ever Miss Hollywood Mongolia Pageant in Hollywood, CA

Miss Hollywood Mongolia
An Exclusive Night of Pageantry, Artistry, Music, Fashion, Entertainment, and Cultural Awareness HOLLYWOOD, CA (JANUARY 2018) – Oyugun Inc., is proud to present the first ever Miss Hollywood Mongolia Beauty Pageant, “Witness the Beauty of Mongolia”. The much-anticipated black-tie event will be held Tuesday, January 30, 2018 from 6p.m. to 10p.m. with after party immediately following at the Historic Avalon Hollywood located at...

“Photo Koshien” – the Japanese National High School Photography Contest

The national high school photography competition in Japan, known as “Photo Koshien 写真甲子園”, has been completed for the 24th year in a row. The students from the Kansai region have won the championship this year. Pictured below are their winning photographs, titled:  "や さ し い (time)". Other submitted works of theirs include works from the second and preliminary rounds: Eighteen schools...

Discovering the Ramadan

Ramadan
With about 1.6 billion Muslims worldwide, 1.1 billion reside in Asia making it the largest religion there followed by Hinduism. Like other several other Asian calendar systems, the Islamic Hijri Calendar is lunar and includes 12 months based on the cycles of the moon.  The 9th month of the Hijri Calendar is regarded as the most sacred - Ramadan. This...

Miss Earth Philippine from “TRASH to CLASS” Fashion Show

Miss Philippines Earth 2017 Trash-to-Clas
Manila, Philippines – Last June 27th, I had the pleasure to have been invited by Peachy Veneracion former Miss Philippines, as one of the judges to a very unique charity fashion show entitled “TRASH TO CLASS” presented by the Miss Earth Philippines 2017 beauty pageant contestants, emphasizing the pageants message of protecting Mother Earth in a presentation entitled “TRASH TO CLASS.” The...

Preview of the Asian Cultural Festival 2017 organized by Asian American Heritage Council of Central Florida

Asian Cultural Festival 2017
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month proclaimed in 1978.  It celebrates the culture, traditions, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States.  The Asian American Heritage Council, also known as AAHC, is an organization of Asian American organizations in Central Florida established in 1980.  The groups are ranging from social, cultural, business,...

World Day Festival of Cultural Diversity

SPIFF
In observance of World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development May 21 SPIFFS and the Friends of the Sunshine Center are joining together to celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and also Older Americans Month in a multi-cultural festival. World Day is a day set aside by the United Nations as an opportunity to deepen our...

Vietnamese Community of Central Florida – Black April 2017 in Orlando

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...
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