Dallas, TX – Lion dance, martial arts, sumo wrestling and Japanese drums will grace the Dallas City Hall Plaza as a part of this year’s Asian Festival hosted by the Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce and co-sponsored by the Crow Collection of Asian Art. This FREE event showcases authentic Asian cuisine, cultural entertainment and activities for children in a daylong festival celebrating the National Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
The Asian Festival will be held for its 18th year on Saturday, May 3 from 11am-5pm, at Dallas City Hall Plaza, 1500 Marilla Street, in downtown Dallas.
This fun, colorful and festive event will unite Asian cultures while creating a diverse marketplace featuring native arts & crafts, music, dance, food, martial arts and children’s activities. Unique cuisine from Indonesia, Korea, China, India, Laos, Vietnam, the Philippines and other countries will be sold by independent vendors. The children’s area, Passport to Asia for Kids, will provide activities culturally relevant to the traditions of the arts of Asia such as origami, face painting, henna painting, jewelry making, and many more.
The event is sponsored by the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, Crow Collection of Asian Art, McDonald’s, WFAA and the Dallas Morning News*
Chiho Mori, Director of Marketing and Events
Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce
972-241-8250, [email protected]
Added by coolsaber on April 16, 2008