Annual celebration showcases Asia

April 24, 2018 by  

The 4th annual Asia Fest is taking place next month in Houston, presented by the Asia Society Texas Center in recognition of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.

There will be various stages set up for live entertainment of all kinds, including music and dance, art exhibits, and creative, hands-on activities. Some of the performance included this year will be a Persian youth dance, Chinese youth dancers and Bharatanatyam Indian dance. Activities are set to include tai chi, Japanese ikebana, and Chinese calligraphy.

Visitors will also have the opportunity to try a variety of Asian and fusion dishes.

Vendors will be on hand to sell arts and crafts and other merchandise. Applications are being accepted for vendors until April 30. Fees are $100 for a food truck, $100 for a 10 x 10-foot booth and $125 for 10 x 20 feet; the booth space includes tables and chairs.

Sponsorships are available from $1,000 to $25,000, and sponsors will receive recognition at the event and booth space. Volunteers are still being accepted too.

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The Asia Fest will be held at the Asia Society Texas Center on Saturday, May 19 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Admission is free. Call 713-496-9901 for the most current information about the festival.