Monday, May 2, 2022

CelebrASIA Festival Honors Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

 

With Performances, Live Music, and Hands-on Activities For All!

Join Austin Parks and Recreation for CelebrASIA at the Asian American Resource Center (AARC) at 8401 Cameron Rd. on Saturday, May 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. This family-friendly festival is free and open to the public. There will be performance groups, musicians, and hands-on activities by AARC and community organizations. Lala's Kitchen, Mama Kong, Flavors of Guam, and Peace Bakery and Deli will be selling food on site. 

Get ready for performances from Lara Price Band, Austin Taiwanese Association, Myanmar Chin Cultural Unity, Formosa Association of Students Culture Ambassador (FASCA), Austin Japanese Minyo Group, Navrus School of Performing Arts, Baila Pacifica Entertainment, The Love of China, ATX Korean Dance Crew, Diversity Band, and Don Bosco Lion Dance!

Asian Family Support Services of Austin, Austin Asian Community Health Initiative, Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, Dougherty Arts Center, George Washington Carver Museum, and Oakwood Cemetery are some of the local community organizations taking part in the celebration. CelebrASIA will also be an opportunity to learn more about the AARC Phase 2 Expansion Project and Performing Arts Center. 

The event will be outdoors with some indoor activities. There is no virtual event option this year. Please do not to attend if you or your family have been exposed to COVID, have a recent positive COVID diagnosis, or have been ill. RSVP to the CelebrASIA Facebook event or the Eventbrite event. Learn more about the AARC at AustinTexas.gov/AARC.

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