Sarasota Asian Cultural Expo 2019

May is Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month, and Asia Trend is celebrating with its 2nd annual Sarasota Asian Cultural Expo.

GWN Dragon Boat’s 2nd Annual Sarasota International Dragon Boat Festival provides an exciting and interactive way to experience Asian culture in the Florida’s Gulf Coast.

This free, family-friendly, dragon boat racing festival welcomes visitors and teams from all over Florida and the U.S. to enjoy and take part in one of Sarasota’s most exciting cross-cultural sporting occasions. Throughout the day, the spectacular action out on the water will be provided by over 35 competitive, corporate, and community recreational teams.

Sarasota International Dragon Boat Festival
Dueling Dragons of Orlando
Chinese Calligraphy name for attendees
Chinese Calligraphy name for attendees

On land, the Asia Trend’s Asian Cultural Expo will feature several Asian Counties in the region entertainment including Dragon Dance by SACA – Suncoast Asian Cultural Association, Taiji by Jinsong Yan Taiji Group and Vietnamese dance by Thuyen May Productions.

Spectators of all ages are encouraged to visit the cultural booths on-site to learn about Taiji, Vietnamese dance, Chinese Calligraphy and Japanese Origami, where they will leave with valuable learnings of the Asian Culture and Community.

Japanese Origami workshop
Japanese Origami workshop

The 2nd Annual Sarasota International Dragon Boat Festival and Asian Cultural Expo, a one-day event, returning to Nathan Benderson Park, Sarasota, Florida on Saturday May 11. 

2018 Sarasota Asian Cultural Expo album

Visit the GWN Sarasota International Dragon Boat Festival and Asian Cultural Expo for more information.  

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