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Asia Society Texas hosts ASIAFEST 2017 for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month


HOUSTON – Asia Society Houston will celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with AsiaFest, Asia Society Texas Center’s annual family event featuring community performances, fusion cuisine, creative activities, local vendors, and more!

Commencing on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 10am – 6pm at their Houston location, This free event will be the public highlight of the society’s spring programs.

During the day, food trucks representing the Bayou City’s culinary diversity will be lined up along Southmore Boulevard. They will include: Friohana Shave Ice, Ripe Cuisine, D’Lish Curbside, Offbeat Eatz, Wokker Texas Ranger, It’s A Wrap, The Grove Donut Truck, and Tila’s Tacos.

Festival Lawn Stage (Outdoors) will showcase Avantica Academy of Odissi Dance, Tai Chi Demonstration with Henderson Smith, Korean Folk Dance and Tae Kwon Do Demonstration from The Korean Art Company, Kamishibai by the Consulate General of Japan, Bollywood Dance by US Desi Gals, Iranian Youth Dancers by Iranian Culture Foundation, Escrima Martial Art Demonstration by Bahala Na Martial Arts.
The Brown Foundation Performing Arts Theater (Indoors) will feature: Taiwanese Puppet Show by The Taiwanese Heritage Society, Viet Wave Music, Chinese Dance by J&H Dance School, Bollywood Performance by Infused Performing Arts, Chinese Dance by the Oriental Arts Education Center rts Association,
In celebration of AsiaFest and Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, enjoy 20% off all memberships purchased May 13 through May 15! Sign-up by visiting Visitor & Member Services.

Visit http://asiasociety.org/texas/events/asiafest-2017 for upcoming details and a flyer for the family-friendly, free event.

1370 Southmore Boulevard, Houston, TX 77004. For information, call 713-496-9901 or visit asiasociety.org/houston.

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