CelebrASIA Austin Festival 2016

(JASGA will participate in the Country Experience Room.)

Japan-America Society of Greater Austin (JASGA) is pleased to join the third annual CelebrASIA Austin Festival at the Asian American Resource Center (City of Austin).

JASGA will participate in the COUNTRY EXPERIENCE ROOM to exhibit of Japanese traditional and pop culture.

  

  

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.
 
LIVE CULINARY DEMONSTRATIONS:
12:30 p.m. Chaya Rao, Chaya's Elite Cooking Club (India)
1:30 p.m. Eric Silverstein, The Peached Tortilla (Korea)
2:30 p.m. Foo Swasdee, SATAY Restaurant (Thai)
 
PERFORMANCES, OUTDOOR STAGE:
- 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, Rumah Budaya Indonesia
- 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
- Indian 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 (kobucha)
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.
 
For more details, please visit www.austintexas.gov/aarc or call 512-974-1700.
 

 

May 14th, 2016 11:00 AM   through   3:00 PM
8401 Cameron Road
Asian American Resource Center
Austin, TX 78754
United States
Phone: 512-974-1696