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CelebrASIA Austin

May 14, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join the third annual CelebrASIA Austin Festival at the Asian American Resource Center, 8401 Cameron Road, 78754.

May is nationally recognized as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and what better way to celebrate? With cultural performances and experiences, a variety of Asian-focused foods, culinary presentations and fun kids’ activities, there is something for everyone! Admission is FREE; food, beverages and merchandise available for purchase. Accessible parking.

For more details, please visit http://www.austintexas.gov/aarc or call 512-974-1700.

LIVE CULINARY DEMONSTRATIONS:
With Indoor Stage emcee MM Pack, Austin Chronicle and Edible Austin food writer
11:30 p.m. Chaya Rao, Masala Yatra
12:45 p.m. Eric Silverstein, The Peached Tortilla
2:00 p.m. Foo Swasdee, SATAY Restaurant

PERFORMANCES, OUTDOOR STAGE:
With Outdoor Stage emcee Adela Uchida, KEYE Austin Anchor/Reporter
– Chinese Dance, April Rain Chinese Dance
– Korean Traditional Percussion Performance, Korean American Association of Greater Austin
– Chinese Folk Dance/Tibetan, Austin Chinese Music and Dance Group
– Taiwanese Aboriginal Dance, The Love of China School of Dance
– Indonesian Dance, Indonesian Diaspora Network (IDN) Austin chapter
– Classical Indian Dance, Veni School of Dance
– Thai Classical Dance, Thai Cultural Center
– Burmese Dance, Karen Community of Austin, Texas
– Filipino Dance and Vocal Performance, Austin Filipino-American Association (AFAA) Dance Group
– Chinese songs, Chinese Senior Choir
– Bollywood Dance, The Diya Project
– Chinese Lion Dance, The Texas Dragon/Lion Dance Team

FOOD VENDORS
Shahi Cafe (Mediterranean, South Asian, Middle Eastern)
Mom’s Taste (Korean)
SWAD/Taj Grocers (South Asian)
Twin Panda (Indonesian)
Kona Ice (Shaved ice)
Lucky Bakery (Chinese, baked goods)
Thai Fresh (Thai, homemade ice creams)

MERCHANDISE BOOTHS
Batik Indo Silk
Burmese Store
Craft and Design (Indonsian tapestries)
Marigold – Gateway to India
Mumbai Mosaics
Palestine Online Store
Touch of Indonesia
TxHarmony (Chinese calligraphy and paintings)
West China Tea Company
Wunder-pilz llc (kombucha)
Satyananda Yoga Center & Y.E.S. – Yoga Education in Schools (Yoga books)

COUNTRY EXPERIENCE ROOMS, presented by the Network of Asian American Organizations (NAAO) and AARC
China, Chinese Society of Austin
Taiwan, Austin Chapter of Taiwanese Chambers of Commerce
Korea, Korean American Association of Greater Austin
Indonesia, Indonesian Diaspora Network
Burma, Karen Community of Austin, Texas
Persia/Iran, Persian Chamber of Commerce
Japan, Japan-America Society of Greater Austin
Philippines, Austin Filipino-American Association
Bangladesh, Bangladesh Association of Greater Austin
Vietnam, Vietnamese American Community of Austin Texas
Bangladesh (outdoor tent), Austin Bangladesh Association

COMMUNITY BOOTHS
Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce
International Buddhist Progress Society, Austin
Coming Of Age
READ with Taha
Office of the Police Monitor, City of Austin
Travis County Asian American Democrats
APAPA.ORG
Karisha Community
SAIVA
KLRU, Austin PBS
Central Health
WIC Program
Office of the Police Monitor, City of Austin
Catholic Charities Counseling Service
CommUnity Care
Refugee Services of Texas
Asian Family Support Services of Austin (AFSSA)
CommUnityCare (glucose & blood presure screenings)

PRODUCE & SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS
HOPE Farmer’s Market
RICE Community Garden

KIDS ACTIVITIES
Moonbounce, Chinese Yo-Yo, face-painting, henna, crafts, balloons and more.

Details

Date:
May 14, 2016
Time:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Venue

Asian American Resource Center – City of Austin
8401 Cameron Rd
Austin, TX 78754 United States

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