Behold the long awaited arrival of 2016 #AsiaMoves: Party Punjabi Style! No need for more words. Get up; Get Going; Move it; Learn it, Shake it & Bring Your A Game on May 21st! Get all the details right here! #FiestaAsia #Doonya #Spotlightstudio
A historical painting from Hasht Behesht palace, Isfahan, Iran, from 1669
We are so happy to announce that Iranshahr will be joining us for the first time in #FiestaAsia. They promise to showcase the best of Iranian Culture and Art. From Santoor, Setar, Persian percussion, calligraphy, traditional dance shows to Persian chai and delicious giveaways, the Iranian American community will present a tour de force at #FiestaAsia. Be there to experience Persian Heritage!
Do you have what it takes to be a Fiesta Asia Emerging Star? If you think you have extraordinary talent, BRING IT ON!
We welcome all kinds of talents – singing, dancing, playing an instrument, comedy, acting, magic, martial arts, vaudeville acts and any other performance art.
Show us what you got on May 21th at Fiesta Asia Street Fair!! We are looking for our NEXT GENERATION EMERGING STAR between the ages of 5 to 17. Sign up here right away!
Hooray! Thanks to our local partner Virginia Chocolate Company, the ginger dark chocolate is making a come back this year. Yes, ginger is our choice of spice, warm and fuzzy, just like us. Hold on to your seat, there’s more. We will be debuting 2 more local sources that will supply exclusive #FiestaAsia products. Stay tuned for updates next week. Let the rush lines for chocolate begin! #FiestaAsia #Weloveourchocolate #Gingeristhespice
#ThrowBackThursdays -Remember this from 2010? So fabulous and fun! We “Discowale Khisko” our way on Pennsylvania Avenue and never look back! Every year since we’ve come up with a new song & new moves. Get ready to learn the 2016 routine: “Punjabi Wedding Song” – releasing right here next week. Keep an eye out for it and let’s Bale, Bale, Bale! #FiestaAsia #AsiaMoves #TBT
Have you registered yet? Come, come, Fiesta Asia is fast approaching. There are so many ways to be a part of the funnest cultural celebration this side of town. You can showcase your talent, pedal your ware, cook up a storm, help plan the fest, share your crafty skills; whatever that tickles your fancy! Go straight to www.fiestaasia.org or check it out directly below!
Fiesta Asia Participation Application Links
Fiesta Asia Performance Application Links
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 5, 2016
Fiesta Asia is Happening May 2016
Music, Song, Dance, Parade, Crafts, Talent, Food, Fashion, Culture.
SAVE THE DATES! We have it all!
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In celebration of Asian Heritage Month, Asia Heritage Foundation once again brings Asian flair to the Nation’s Capital with its 11th annual National Asian Heritage Festival–Fiesta Asia. Our Signature Celebration Fiesta Asia Street Fair is a Key Partner Event of Passport DC 2016. Save the dates for all our house events!
Fiesta Asia @ Silver Spring Kick Off Launch 10:00 AM-6:00PM
Fiesta Asia @ Passport DC 10:00AM – 4:00PM
SIGNATURE CELEBRATION: Fiesta Asia Street Fair @ DC 10:00AM – 7:00PM
Pennsylvania Avenue NW between 3rd St & 6th St
Admission to events above is FREE and ALL are open to the public. We are featuring international performers from Taiwan and Philippines. For more information about participation as a partner, sponsor, exhibitor, volunteer, or about our month long activities, please visit www.fiestaasia.org or email email@example.com
McDonalds is Fiesta Asia 2016’s Premier Sponsor. Our programming and event partners include Cultural Tourism DC and Downtown Silver Spring.
IMAGES AND INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
So as magical as #Fiestaasia always is, it requires a village to make it happen. The behind the scene of any festivals is a marvel in itself, you got to be in it to believe it. From planning to execution, every step requires bodies and minds to actualize the vision. We are looking for volunteers to help us. Whether you have every waking moment or just 4 hours to share, we welcome you to join in the #FiestaAsia Family. Please reach out via FB or Twitter, email, or sign up HERE for day of volunteering, we love to have you with us! firstname.lastname@example.org