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May 7, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
AsiaFest 2016 is FREE and open to the public!
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Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with Asia Society’s annual family event featuring community performances, fusion cuisine, creative activities, local vendors, and more.
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FUSION FOOD AND SNACKS
Food trucks representing the Bayou City’s culinary diversity will be lined up on Southmore Boulevard. Choose from Casian King Food Truck, Churrasco Truck, D’Lish Curbside Bistro Gourmet Food Truck Catering & Event Planning, It’s A Wrap! mobile bistro, Pho-jita, SMOOSH – Custom Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches, Tila’s Restaurante & Bar, and Wokker TX Ranger. Jade Stone Cafe will serve light bites and beverages.
Popcart Handmade Ice Pops will also sell popsicles, and Asia Society Texas Center will sell mochi ice cream and Asian beers.
Performances from the Houston community will fill our indoor and outdoor stages:
Martial Arts Demonstration by Clear Lake Iaido
Korean Fan, Flower, Doll and Drum Dances by Yun Hwa Lee Dance
Bhangra Dance by Dolly Goyal
Performance by Iranian Youth Dancers from Iranian Cultural Foundation
Kamishibai, Traditional Japanese Storytelling by Consulate-General of Japan at Houston
Bhartanatyam Dance by Anjali School
Ismaili Dance Ensemble by Aga Khan Foundation
Korean Dance by Kim Kuja
Performance by Dance of Asian America
Performance by Kalaangan School of Odissi Dance
Sinulog Dances by Tropical Rhythms
GAMES AND ACTIVITIES
Central Asian Carpet Canvases
Face Painting by Nefaerieous Faces
Japanese Ikebana Display by Houston Ikebana International
Maori Koru Art Designs
Origami by Asian/Pacific American Heritage Association
Pinch-Pot Game by OCA Greater Houston
Taiwanese Calligraphy by Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Houston/Taiwan Academy
Tanabata Wishing Tree
Year of the Monkey Creations by SASE – Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers
VENDORS SELLING LOCAL GOODS
Earthredz, Big Creek Farms, Om Connection, Human Nature Texas, Rosehip Essentials, South China Seas, Heirloom Treasures. Inc., and The Community Cloth.
Come see our exhibitions We Chat: A Dialogue in Contemporary Chinese Art in the Louisa Stude Sarofim Gallery (2nd floor) and Yuriko Yamaguchi in the Sarofim Grand Hall (1st floor).