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2018 Arizona Asian Festival Announces

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Scottsdale, Arizona, October 16, 2018:

Arizona Asian Festival is proud to announce the 2018 Arizona Asian Festival, December 1-2, 2018, at the Scottsdale Civic Center Mall, 3939 North 75th Street, Scottsdale 85251.

The Festival is free to the public, free parking, everyone is invited to attend!

Arizona Asian Festival Will Showcase Nineteen (19) Diverse Asian and Pacific Islander Culture.

 

Exhibit commemorates the contributions of Asian Americans to the U.S. Armed Forces. Certificates of Recognition to all honorees will be handed out.

We will have activities for kids, an Asian marketplace, and culinary foods of Asia. One of the highlights is our tea garden, which demonstrates the important Asian tea ceremonies in multiple cultures. We will have booths on civic engagement and health screenings as well as various local vendors.

There will be Asian cultural performers from both overseas and local Arizona of all ages on the World Stage and the Culture Stage, including the ever-popular traditional Fashion Show.

There will be activities for kids at the Children’s Wonderland, an Asian Marketplace, and culinary foods of Asia at Food Court.

One of the highlights is the Tea Garden, which demonstrates Chinese tea ceremonies and culture feast.

This year, Pursian will present the Tea Ritual as an art  in the beautiful way.

There will also be booths on Civic Engagement, Veteran Exhibit and Health Screenings.

 

Festival highlights include:

* Magnificent, authentic ethnic costumes highlighted through music, song and dance on two stages.

* Demonstration of traditional martial and folk arts from across Asia.

* Avenue of Cultures offer a hands-on fun and games. Learn about Asian arts and crafts such as paper folding and paper cutting, and writing in another language.

* Asian Marketplace has something for everyone from the farthest reaches of the globe

* Explorer Passport Adventure© lets festival travelers ‘stamp’ their passport as they explore and get prizes for being “well-traveled,” this program is loved by all ages

* Children’s Wonderland gives children the opportunity to learn and create new and interesting crafts. This tests their skills and expands children’s imagination!

* Asian American Veterans

This year’s festival promises to be the largest one yet; there were already over 15,000 visitors participated last year. We plan on building on last year’s successes to expand our attendance this year to 25,000 visitors.

 

 

 

AAAA President Albert Lin and Vice President Keiko Conn

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2020 Census PSA – Arizona

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Reported by Lal Vul

The Asian Community in Arizona has once again gathered together in unity to promote the 2020 Census. The Asian community in Arizona consists of many different cultural groups from many different countries and today they are using these rich varieties of languages, styles of dresses and stories to promote the 2020 Census within the Arizona Asian Community.

The 2020 Census is arriving and the Asian Community members want to share the importance of participation among their communities. Let us watch the following videos and listen to their earnest messages.

The participants in the following videos are members of the various Asian communities in Arizona. They warmly accepted this volunteer opportunity when AACCCC (Arizona AANHPI Census Complete Count Committee) requested participation for this PSA (Public Service Announcement). The AACCCC would like to extend their gratitude to all the participants and staff members that made this PSA possible.

Director: Stephanie J Castillo
Videographer: Lee
Makeup: Astria W.
Filming location: AZ Asian TV studio

Lal Biak Vul and Esther Di from Burmese- Chin community.

Jiraanong Manceau and friend from the Thai community

Johnny Mon from the Burmese-Mon community

Students from the Asian American Community

Nanako from the Japanese community

Alma De Garriz and friends from the Filipino community

Stephanie Deng, Charles Tsui and friends from the Chinese community

Philip Htoon from the Burmese community

Tontowi Achmad and Dewi Sudjono from the Indonesian community

Myo Myat Thin from the Burmese community

Pualani from the Pacific Islander community

Mustafa from the Turkish community

Helen from the Malaysian community

Chantha Pov from the Cambodian community

Students from the Lao community

Manvitha and Bhavagna from the Indian community

Swapnil and Swarit from the Indian community

David and Lirong from the Chinese community

Kaiying, Jeff , and friends from the Chinese community

Sai Mein Sein from the Shan community

Thao Nguyen from the Vietnamese community

Vy Ai Nguyen from the Vietnamese community

Thanh Su from the Vietnamese community

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On January 30, 2019 Gilbert Sister Cities

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International Woman Month was celebrated

Persian New Year Festival in Arizona

Arizona Asian American Association

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