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REACH
On October 14th, 2017, the REACH Dragonboat Team competed in the 10th Annual Walgreens Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival at Turkey Lake. This year, over 50 teams came out to the event to compete for a trophy and medals for their team. The sport of dragon boat is a team sport, usually consisting of 16-20 members at a time,...

A new Ad by Toyota highlights Japanese Sumo and Art

Toyota Japan
Toyota Japan has recently released an advertisement featuring seven Sumo wrestlers. For most of the video we see the Sumo running in a line across Los Angeles. During their travels, they imitate some safety features of Toyota's new care line-up which are narrated in Japanese and then English. At the end, we see the same features illustrated in traditional Japanese art called...

Congratulation on winning the One Bronze Medal in “12th Asian Dragon Boat Championships”

Hong Kong China Dragon Boat Association
Hong Kong China Dragon Boat Association has sent 26 athletes to join the "12th Asian Dragon Boat Championships" in Adelaide, Australia on 26-31 March, 2016.  Hong Kong Team defeated the strong teams including Australia, Chinese Taipei, Singapore, Macao China and won the Bronze Medal of "Small Boat Open 200m Race". Hong Kong China Dragon Boat Association expresses the deepest...

Give yoga a try and discover what it can do for body and mind

Yoga
A central premise in yoga is “everything is connected.” That’s clear when looking at the health and fitness benefits of yoga that have long been reported by practitioners and are now being confirmed by scientific research. 1.  STRESS RELIEF:  Yoga reduces the physical effects of stress on the body by encouraging relaxation and lowering the levels of the stress hormone,...

Asian American Night at the Amway Center 2014

AACC Magic Night
Photos: C.K. Lau (To view the photo album, visit www.facebook.com/asiatrend) On March 5, 2014, the Orlando Magic hosted Asian American Night at the Amway Center  when the Magic played the Houston Rockets.  The Asian Community was well represented by Jeremy Lin of the Rockets. Jimmy Missouri, Account Executive with the Orlando Magic played a big part in coordinating this event along...

Vibram Furoshiki

Vibram Furoshiki
Store bought shoes rarely fit perfectly, and bespoke options are too expensive for many. Italian shoe maker Vibram, more commonly known for its military footwear, has come up with a solution to this problem with its Furoshiki Shoes. Furoshiki (風呂敷) are a traditional Japanese wrapping cloth used for transporting goods and were first used in the Edo period to carry...

Story of Orlando’s “Cops and Kids” Dragon Boat Team to Debut on Amazon Prime on Thanksgiving Day

Dueling Dragons of Orlando
Motion Picture Video’s film, “Dueling Dragons,” the story of Orlando’s Dueling Dragons “Cops and Kids” dragon boat team, will debut on Amazon Prime Video on Thanksgiving Day. The full-length documentary is free to watch for Amazon Prime members, with options for rent or purchase in the United States and United Kingdom. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXIQiF7J8Mc] The need to find new ways to build trust and...

Hundreds in Orlando marked and celebrated the first International Day of Yoga!

International Day of Yoga
Hundreds of yoga enthusiasts bent, twisted, meditated and learned breathing techniques. The festivity, which was conceived on Dec 11th of 2014, was officially declared by the U.N. General Assembly to take place annually on June 21st. Attendees started coming in promptly at 10 am and by 11am the Hindu Temple of Orlando was filled with yoga enthusiasts eagerly waiting for...

Sumo~Japan’s national sport (martial arts)~ Vol.1 相撲-日本の国技

Sumo
Sumo is one of the Shinto ritual and Sumo wrestling tournaments are held in the precincts of shrines on their festival day among the local residents in various districts in Japan. Sumo has been performed even for fortune-telling, praying for a good harvest. It is regarded as a performance which healthy strong men play fair and strive (do their...

Large and in C.H.A.R.G.E. – Meet the dragon boat team of the CAACF

Every year at the Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival, dragon boat teams glide across waters in a race for the top spot, but one team is charging toward the finish line. Formed in June 2010, C.H.A.R.G.E. Dragon Boat Team is an Orlando-based dragon boat team stemming from the Chinese American Association of Central Florida. Their mission is to promote the ancient Chinese sport of dragon boat racing in...
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