Arizona Asian Festival

http://www.aaaa-az.org
Open Date:

Sat, Nov 08, 2014

Close Date:

Sun, Nov 09, 2014

 
Description:

Since 1995, the features ethnic cuisine, arts and crafts, and such Diverse Entertainment as martial arts demonstrations, cultural dances and music from nearly a dozen Asian countries. Highlights also include Japanese Taiko drums and a fashion show with traditional Asian costumes. The Arizona Asian Festival also presents a Children's Wonderland, filled with arts and craft activities for kids such as origami paper doll from Japan, Kirigami paper cutting from Taiwan, wood doll from Indonesian and Filipino crafts. The Avenue of Cultures provides an opportunity to visit booths of different cultures from 11 Asian Ethnic Groups and to see different artistic and cultural items. Youth will be presented awards for the Essay Writing and Poster Design Contest. There will be artist demonstrations in Mehendi, a form of ancient Indian body art painting, Chinese calligraphy and Japanese origami. Participants also have the opportunity to learn the ancient arts of taekwando and tai chi from local masters. Attendees can taste a variety of Asian Ethnic foods from countries like Taiwan, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Korea, China, India, Pakistan etc. as well as purchase cultural items from various Asian booths.

Location:

1 East Main Street

Mesa, AZ

85201
Additional Features:
Commercial Vendors, Crafts, Designated Parking, Entertainment Children's, Entertainment Free, Food, Handicapped Access, Music
Ethnic Audience:
Asian
Hours:
Sat. 9am-7pm, Sun. 9am-6pm
Admission:
Free
Attendance:
25,000
Phone Number:
(623) 363-8970
Alt. Phone Number:
(602) 307-0050
This info may change due to circumstances,
please verify details before venturing out.
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